Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

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ANTH 345 001 (CRN: 24923)

ARCHAEOLOGY IN SOCIAL CONTEXT

Long Title: THE POLITICS OF THE PAST: ARCHAEOLOGY IN SOCIAL CONTEXT
Department: Anthropology
Instructor: Prendergast, Mary
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM W (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 9
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 20
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 18-JUL-2024 3:34AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
24-APR-2024  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
 
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. Cross-list: ANTH 545. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 345 if student has credit for ANTH 545.