Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 348 - ANTHROPOLOGIES OF NATURE

Long Title: ANTHROPOLOGIES OF NATURE
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This class examines the uses and makings of nature in accounts of the human and post-human. It introduces students to nature as an object of study, as an analytic and as a heuristic. Some of the topics the course explores include the nature-culture dyad, nature as resource, science and technology and the remaking of nature, economies of nature, materiality, nature and kinship, and natural ontologies. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 548. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 348 if student has credit for ANTH 548.