4000-Level Courses

4400E-001   Anthropological Thought (Professor Jorgensen)

Exploration of current anthropological debates and contemporary theoretical frameworks as they may be used in the analysis of anthropological problems and thought.

Credit value: 1.0
Antirequisite(s): None
Prerequiste(s): Anthropology 3350F (or the former 3301E) and registration in fourth year in any module.

2018-2019
Fall/Winter: Mon 9:30-11:30 and Wed 9:30-10:30  Classroom: SSC 3227  Professor Jorgensen

4408G-001   Paleopathology and Paleodiet  (Professor Waters-Rist)

This course will explore disease and diet in past human populations. A range of topics within paleopathology, the study of ancient disease, and paleodiet, the study of ancient diet, will be investigated to learn what can and cannot be discerned about human health in the past. Cross-listed with graduate students. Application required.

Credit Value: 0.5
Antirequisite(s): None
Prerequiste(s): Registration in fourth year in Anthropology. Instructor permission by application. Anthropology 3338F/G is recommended and is offered in the Fall term.

2018/2019
Winter: Thu 9:30-12:30    Classroom: SSC 3426    Instructor: A. Waters-Rist

4429G-001  Principles of Applied Archaeology  (Professor Ferris)

This course will examine the principles and concerns that are integral to the practice of applied archaeology in North America, and the role of applied archaeology in heritage management in general The course will review legislation and professional practices that govern applied archaeologists, and in particular the form of archaeology carried out by consultant archaeologists hired by third parties to undertake archaeological investigations in advance of land development or resource extraction (commonly called Cultural Resource Management - CRM). Cross-listed with graduate students. Application required.

Credit value: 0.5
Antirequisite(s): None
Prerequiste(s): Registration in fourth year in any program. Instructor permission by application.

  • Syllabus
2018/2019
Winter: Mon 1:30-4:30    Classroom: SSC 3315    Professor N. Ferris

4430F/G-001   Supervised Readings/Research in Anthropology

Individual reading and research of current interest in Anthropology. Students are responsible for making arrangements with an Anthropology faculty member. Application required.

Credit value: 0.5
Antirequisite(s): None
Prerequiste(s): Registration in fourth year in any program. Instructor permission by application.

4493F-001  Advanced Special Topics - Topic: Reading and Writing Ethnography (Prof Beckett)

In this course, we will explore ethnography as a mode of knowledge and representation, as a theory and practice, and, above all, as a genre of writing. We will begin by considering some classic debates about ethnographic writing and then turn to in-depth analyses of several contemporary ethnographies. Cross-listed with graduate students. Application required.

Antirequisite(s): -
Prerequiste(s): Instructor permission by application.

2018/2019
Fall: Thu 1:30-4:30   Classroom: SSC 3102    Professor: G. Beckett

4494G-001  Advanced Special Topics - Topic: Visual Anthropology  (Professor Bell)

This course is an introduction to visual anthropology and to visual studies more broadly. The course tracks the parallels and divergences in debates about representation as they occur in art and anthropology. The course is experiential and will ask you to experiment with visual thinking strategies of various kinds. No artistic or technological expertise is required. Instead, curiosity and a collaborative spirit are essential. Cross-listed with graduate students. Application required.

Antirequisite(s): None
Prerequiste(s): Instructor permission by application.

2018/2019
Winter: Wed 10:30-1:30    Classroom: SSC 3227    Professor: L. Bell