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600 Level Courses & Syllabi

ANTH 601 Research (1-16 credits).

ANTH 602 Supervised College Teaching (1-5 credits).

ANTH 603 Dissertation (1-16 credits).

ANTH 605 Reading and Conference (1-16 credits).

ANTH 606 Special Problems (1-16 credits).

ANTH 607 Seminar (1-5 credits).

ANTH 608 Workshop (1-16 credits).

ANTH 609 Practicum (1-16 credits).

ANTH 610 Experimental Course (1-5 credits).

ANTH 611 Ethnographic Research: Epistemology, Methods, Ethics (4 credits). Various techniques in ethnographic research. Examines the relationships between methods, theory, and ethics. Stephen, Silverman.
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ANTH 615 Proseminar in Anthropology (2 credits). Presents the department’s structure, program, and faculty; introduces research, writing, and funding resources. Director of Graduate Studies. Frost.
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ANTH 650 African Studies Seminar (4 credits). Introduction to the ways researchers study African-related topics by surveying the types of data, analytical methods, and research questions asked in different subjects, from the natural sciences of the humanities.
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ANTH 680 Basic Graduate Physical Anthropology (5 credits). Introduction to major subfields of physical anthropology; geochronology, primate classification, paleoprimatology, paleoanthropology, human biology and diversity, processes of evolution, and primate ethology.Frost
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ANTH 681 Archaeology and Anthropology (5 credits). Use by archaeologists of concepts drawn from anthropology; modifications and additions made necessary by the nature of archaeological data. Moss
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ANTH 683 Anthropological Linguistics (5 credits). Topics include linguistic relativity; language, cognition, and social practice; distinctiveness of human language; role of reference in linguistic structures; creation of social and cultural forms. Scher.
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ANTH 685 Professional Writing (2-4 credits). Basics of professional writing for grant proposals, journal articles, and papers presented at professional meetings. Requires short proposal, longer proposal or article, and workshop participation. <a
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ANTH 688 Social Theory I (5 credits). Social theory survey organized around keywords: colonialism-postcolonialism, meaning, materiality-materialism, local-national-global, structure-agency-history, power, and difference. Scher, Silverman.
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ANTH 689 Social Theory II (5 credits). Social theory survey organized around keywords: colonialism-postcolonialism, meaning, materiality-materialism, local-national-global, structure-agency-history, power, and difference. Karim, Scher , Biersack

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