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
  Instructor:  K. Linton
  Course credit: 0.5
  Prerequisite: none
  Antirequisite: Anthropology 1021A/B, and Anthropology 1020 (formerly 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 coming soon

 ANTHRO 1026F-650 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology
  6 weeks: May 4 - June 19
  Instructor: K. Olsen
  Course credit: 0.5 
  Prerequisite: none
  Antirequisite: Anthropology 1022A/B, and Anthropology 1020 (formerly 1020E).

Course Description:
An introduction to aspects of biological anthropology and archaeology which help us to understand the place of humankind in nature and global history. Topics to be covered include: heredity, human evolution and variability, archaeological methods, the development of culture, mortuary practices, the domestication of plants and animals, and the rise of complext societies and the state.

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 ANTHRO 2263A-650 - Bodies: Making, Buying, Living and Dying
  12 weeks: May 4 - July 31
  Instructor: K. Olsen
  Course credit: 0.5 
  Prerequisite: none
  Antirequisite: 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
  Instructor: I. Puppe
  Course credit: 0.5
  Prerequisite: Any Arts and Humanities or Social Science 0.5 or 1.0 essay course.
  Antirequisite: none

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.

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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. An application is required and can be obtained by contacting the department at anthro-ugrad-office@uwo.ca.

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.