Course List 2021/2022


We are looking forward to seeing all of you again and getting back to the classroom in September! Most of our courses for 2021-2022 will be in-person, some will remain online as they have always been, and some will be blended which is a combination of online and in-person. You will find this information in Western's Timetable.

As course outlines are received throughout July and August, they will be posted here. You can view the course outlines by clicking on the course number from the list below. In the meantime, you can view brief course descriptions with requisites in the Academic Calendar.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at any time. We are happy to help!

Updated: December 6, 2021

Fall Term

1022A-001,002      Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology

1025F-650      Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology

1027A-650      Introduction to Linguistics

2100-650        Archaeology and World Prehistory (full-year course)

2222F-001      Debates in Sociocultural Anthropology

2226A-001      Biological Anthropology

2232F-001      Special Topics in Regional Archaeology – Mesoamerica

2233F-001      Archaeology of Ontario and the Great Lakes

2236A-001      Anthropological Perspectives on Human Growth, Development and Aging

2240A-001      Evolution, Ecology, and Human Health

2245F-001      Anthropological Approaches to Language

2267A-650      Anthropology of Zoos

2272F-650      Anthropology of Tourism

2278F-650      Anthropology of Race, Ethnicity and Identity

2283F-200      Refugees and the Displaced – An Anthropological Approach to Forced Migration

3307A-001      Field Methods in Archaeology

3338F-001      Human Skeletal Biology

3350F-001      Society & Culture I: Historical Perspectives

4401F-001      Anthropological Thinking and Practice

Winter Term

1021B-001,002      Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology

1026G-650      Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology

1027B-650      Introduction to Linguistics

2212G-001      Cultures of the Pacific

2226B-001      Biological Anthropology

2229G-200      Principles of Archaeology

2237B-200      Human Adaptability and Resilience: Life at the Extremes

2238B-001      Reading Life and Death through the Human Body

2261G-001      Adventures in Pop Culture Archaeology

2264G-001      Primate Conservation

2272G-650      Anthropology of Tourism

2285G-650      Clothing and Culture: Anthropology of Fashion

3243G-001      Applied Linguistics

3305G-200      History, Territory and the Politics of Identity

3308G-001      Archaeology: Theory and Practice

3334G-001      Primate and Human Paleontology

3351G-001      Society & Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation

3354G-200      Disability and Health in Local and Global Worlds

3389G-200      Risky Passages and Restrictive Borders: Refugees and the Contemporary Challenges

3393G-200      Deviance, Difference and Resistance NEW! (course includes grad students)

4408G-001      Paleopathology and Paleodiet (cross-listed with grad course, entry by application)

4426G-001      Mortuary Archaeology (cross-listed with grad course, entry by application)