200 Level Courses & Syllabi
ANTH 220 Introduction to Nutritional Anthropology (4 credits, SC, Biological). Human nutrition from a biocultural anthropological perspective, including the relationship of food consumption patterns to evolution, contemporary issues relating to malnutrition, and diseases of nutrition. Ulibarri.
ANTH 223 Anthropology of Chocolate. (4 Credits. SSC, GP, Cultural) This course explores the impact and meaning that chocolate has had on cultures around the world and on the human body.
ANTH 224M. Intro African Diaspora. (4 Credits. SSC, Cultural) Introduction to theoretical questions and methodological concerns framing an anthropology of the African diaspora. Multilisted with ES 224M.
ANTH 234 Pacific Island Societies (4 credits, SSC, Archaeology).
Discusses the exchange, gender, politics, development, and migration of select societies in New Guinea and Polynesia.
ANTH 243 Island Archaeology (4 credits, SC, Archaeology). Provides an in-depth understanding about the prehistory of various island regions in a comparative perspective as seen in the material culture and how islands help archaeologists decipher patterns of changing human behavior over time, including migration processes, settlement patterns, environmental interactions, and exchange systems. Fitzpatrick
ANTH 248 Archaeology of Wild Foods (4 credits, SC, US, Archaeology).
Examines how diet and early cooking affected human evolution, harvest-processing of wild Pacific Northwest foods, pre-Neolithic cooking technologies. Moss.
ANTH 250 Introduction to Middle East Studies (4 credits, SSC, GP, Cultural). Explores national, familial, religious, and gendered identities in the Middle East as well as colonial histories, historical memory, politics, globalization, and world view. Syllabus
ANTH 260 Domestic Animals (4 credits, SC, Archaeology). Explores human relationships with domestic animals, examining the domestication process and the effects of animal domestication on human society. Offered alternate years. Dueppen.
ANTH 270 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (4 credits, SC, Biological). Examines the biological aspects of the human species from comparative, ecological, and evolutionary perspectives. Explores theoretical and methodological issues in biological anthropology. Snodgrass, Sterner, Ting, Ulibarri.
ANTH 274 Animals and People (4 credits, SC, GP, Biological). This course explores contemporary and historical examples of human-animal interactions around the globe. We examine cross-cultural perspectives pertaining to religious beliefs, traditional medicine, conservation, zoos and rehabilitation facilities, biomedical research, and conflict management. We analyze how science is being used to address issues related to Ulibarri.
ANTH 278 Scientific Racism (4 credits, SC, Biological). Understanding past scientific attitudes on racial variation helps place modern concepts of human diversity and racial segregation in a broader anthropological and scientific context. Ulibarri, Frost.
ANTH 298 Temporary Group Satisfying Course (4 credits)