ANTH 546 - QUEER ARCHAEOLOGY
Long Title: QUEER ARCHAEOLOGY
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Through this seminar, students learn about queer theory and its role in constructing a queer and feminist archaeology in the past, present, and future. They practice questioning and deconstructing social norms in archaeological research and scholarship ("queering" archaeology). Primary readings include recent critical approaches to material culture. Toward the end of the term, students link archaeological research and scholarship to contemporary issues faced by minority communities (LGBTQ+, etc.) and situate queer archaeological scholarship within contemporary activism/impact. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 346. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 546 if student has credit for ANTH 346.