Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 345 - ARCHAEOLOGY IN SOCIAL CONTEXT

Long Title: THE POLITICS OF THE PAST: ARCHAEOLOGY IN SOCIAL CONTEXT
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: An examination of the way that archaeological evidence of the past has been used and viewed by particular groups at different times. Using case studies, the course considers issues of gender, race, Eurocentrism, political domination and legitimacy that emerge from critical analysis of representations of the past by archaeologists, museums, and collectors. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 545. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 345 if student has credit for ANTH 545.