Category Archives: Sharing Syllabi

Sharing Syllabi: The Anthropology of Superheroes

Jamon Halvaksz, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), shares the syllabus for his Fall 2015 course, ANT 4843: The Anthropology of Superheroes. read more…

  • dateSeptember 30, 2015
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Sharing Syllabi: Anthropology of the Internet (Updated)

Last year, we shared the syllabus for a great new course at the University of New Hampshire: Anthropology of the Internet, taught by Svetlana Peshkova, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology. This course has changed substantially since it was first offered, and we are pleased to be able to share an updated syllabus… read more…

  • dateOctober 16, 2014
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Sharing Syllabi: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Years ago (in 1997, to be exact), University of Toronto Press published a short ethnography by Anne Meneley entitled Tournaments of Value: Sociability and Hierarchy in a Yemeni Town. This book continues to be assigned as required reading in anthropology courses around the world, and we are pleased to be able to share the syllabus for an introductory cultural anthropology course, taught by Dr. Leo Coleman, in which the book is currently being used. read more…

  • dateSeptember 30, 2014
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Sharing Syllabi: Murder and Culture

The study of murder has been a mainstay in psychology and criminology departments for decades. This course was designed to add another piece to the puzzle: the cultural piece. This class takes a cultural look at murder, including how culture is involved leading up to a murder, how culture dictates the ways that murder is investigated, and how culture forms and influences the public’s reaction to murder. read more…

  • dateMarch 13, 2014
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  • posted byRebecca Ann Forrest
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Sharing Syllabi: Queer Anthropology

Tom Boellstorff, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UC Irvine, shares the syllabus for his Winter 2014 graduate course, Anthropology 252a: Queer Anthropology. read more…

  • dateJanuary 17, 2014
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