Summer 2020

Registration for summer courses opens on February 18th, 2020.

Distance Studies - Begins May 4, 2020

ANTHRO 1025F-650 - Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology
  12 weeks: May 4 - July 31
  Final exam will be between August 4-7
  Instructor:  TBD
  Course credit: 0.5
  Antirequisite: Anthropology 1020 (or the former 1020E).

Course Description:
An introductory course teaching basic concepts in the study of sociocultural and linguistic practices worldwide. It underscores shared human experiences as well as our rich diversity. Topics include, changing socio-cultural and economic institutions, political and religious systems, and the role of language in the workings of power, indexicality and identity.

  • Course outline not yet available

 ANTHRO 2263A-650 - Bodies: Making, Buying, Living and Dying
  12 weeks: May 4 - July 31
  Final exam will be between August 4-7
  Instructor: TBD
  Course credit: 0.5 
  Prerequisite: none

Course Description:
Bodies are physical and sensual, personal and public, the result of evolution, and yet flexibly attuned to local histories and desires. This course will take a biocultural approach to exploring what bodies are, how they are used, by whom, for what purposes, and how we come to know such things.

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 ANTHRO 2272F-650 - Anthropology of Tourism
  12 weeks: May 4 - July 31
  Final exam will be between August 4-7
  Instructor: TBD
  Course credit: 0.5
  Prerequisite: Any Arts and Humanities or Social Science 0.5 or 1.0 essay course.

Course Description:
This course examines various aspects of tourism from an anthropological point of view. Topics will include the cultural effects of tourism on both hosts and guests, on the political and economic issues involved in tourism, on the connection between tourism and environmental concerns, and on conflict over local resources.

  • Course outline not yet available

Summer Evening

Readings in Anthropology

Readings in Anthropology is a course of independent reading and research studying current interests in Anthropology. Students are to make arrangements with a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and submit an application to the Undergrad Chair for final approval. 

For third or fourth year students:
ANTH 3325F:  May 4 to June 19
ANTH 3325G:  June 22 to July 31

For fourth year students:
ANTH 4430F:  May 4 to June 19
ANTH 4430G:  June 22 to July 3

  • Application not yet available

Deadline: Applications for reading courses must be submitted one week ahead of the start dates.

Note: Students are permitted to only one reading course in the summer term.