Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020


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ANTH 399 001 (CRN: 16159)


Department: Anthropology
Instructor: Georges, Eugenia
Meeting: 4:00PM - 6:30PM F (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
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Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 14-APR-2024 2:41AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM S
Description: This course examines a variety of issues related to reproduction. Using a cross-cultural and critical approach, we will analyze how social negotiations over biological processes bring reproduction to the center of social theory. We will explore a variety of topics, such as pregnancy, prenatal testing and childbirth, reproductive rights, kinship and belonging, the use of new reproductive technologies, and the politics of the nation-state as they affect women’s and men’s reproductive lives. Ethnographic readings and examples from around the world will illustrate our discussions and enable students to gain an understanding of the complex intersection of local and global politics regarding reproductive experiences and choices. Recommended Prerequisite(s): ANTH 381