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Fall Term 2014 TOP: GLOBALIZATION & CULTURE - 5279 - ANTH 500
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Prerequisites/Notes: Junior standing and at least two courses in anthropology or consent of instructor

Catalog Description : An examination of a particular topic in contemporary anthropology. The specific topic investigated changes each year. Students are expected to carry out independent research on the topic, either through a review of relevant literature or through field or laboratory work.

Topic for Fall 2014: Globalization and Culture
This course will examine the relationship between globalization and culture, focusing on such aspects of culture as economic systems, gender and sexuality, migration, language, commodity flows, and media. We will adopt a critical perspective toward globalization, acknowledging that it that it is deeply tied to colonialism and that it has both good and bad effects. We will particularly focus on the effects of globalization on marginalized populations.



Topic for Spring 2015: Disability and Culture
This advanced seminar will draw from experiential and critical approaches in medical anthropology to cross-culturally explore the subjectivities of perceived physical and mental disabilities in both local and global worlds. Potential topics, depending on student interest, may include: deafness, autism, chronic pain, infertility, dementia, schizophrenia, and depression.



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Fall Term 2014

Instructors

Lavanya Murali Proctor

Course

ANTH 500

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: GLOBALIZATION & CULTURE

Final Exam

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 08:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

CRN

5279

Status

Active

Class Time

09:00-10:50 TR BRIG 305

Start-End Date

Sep 15, 2014-Nov 25, 2014

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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