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Graduate courses in Anthropology

Primarily for graduate students; undergraduates may enroll with consent of instructor.

ANTHRO 175. The Anthropology of Death and Dying

(Same as ANTHRO 275.) Death as a biocultural process. Funerary practices and attitudes toward dying in different societies. Issues include hospice care, palliative care, and euthanasia. (HEF I, IV, V; DA-C)

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 201. Introduction to Cultural and Social Anthropology

(Same as ANTHRO 1.) Crosscultural anthropological perspectives on human behavior, including cultural transmission, social organization, sex and gender, culture change, technology, war, ritual, and related topics. Case studies illustrating the principles of the cultural process. Films.

5 units, Win (Kapur, C)

ANTHRO 203. The Archaeology of Modern Urbanism

(Same as ANTHRO 103.) Seminar. Urbanism as a defining feature of modern life. The perspective of archaeology on the history and development of urban cultures. Case studies are from around the globe; emphasis is on the San Francisco Bay Area megalopolis. Cities as cultural sites where economic, ethnic, and sexual differences are produced and transformed; spatial, material, and consumption practices; and the archaeology of communities and neighborhoods.

5 units, Spr (Voss, B)

ANTHRO 203A. Past Human Environments

(Same as ANTHRO 103A, ARCHLGY 101B, ARCHLGY 301B.) Perspectives, methods, and data that archaeology brings to human/environment interaction issues such as environmental variability and change, sustainability, and human impacts. How to use paleoenvironmental data in archaeological research; how to recover and analyze such data to reconstruct human/environment interactions in prehistory.

3-5 units, Spr (Contreras, D)

ANTHRO 205. Ancient Cities in the New World

(Same as ANTHRO 105.) Preindustrial urbanism as exemplified by prehispanic New World societies. Case studies: the central and southern highlands of Mesoamerica, and the Maya region. Comparative material from highland S. America.

3-5 units, Win (Robertson, I)

ANTHRO 205A. Indigenous Peoples of South America and the Politics of Ethnicity

(Same as ANTHRO 105A.) Recent developments showing a growing empowerment of Indigenous peoples and increased participation in the construction of democratic processes. Challenges to traditional state institutions; new worldviews based on cultural identity and ethnicity. Recent debates about special rights regarding territoriality and natural resources and other claims formulated by indigenous organizations to improve governance and implement a new type of citizen based on self-determination and the reorganization of the actual nation states.

3-5 units, Spr (Karp-Toledo, E)

ANTHRO 206. Human Origins

(Same as ANTHRO 6, BIO 106, HUMBIO 6.) The human fossil record from the first non-human primates in the late Cretaceous or early Paleocene, 80-65 million years ago, to the anatomically modern people in the late Pleistocene, between 100,000 to 50,000 B.C.E. Emphasis is on broad evolutionary trends and the natural selective forces behind them.

5 units, Win (Klein, R)

ANTHRO 207A. Ethnohistory in the Andean World: Inca State, Rebellions, and Resistance

(Same as ANTHRO 107A.) The formation and expansion of the Inca state as a large multiethnic confederation, interrupted by the arrival of the Spaniards. Negotiations and adaptations during the colonial period; the proliferation of survival strategies allowing indigenous peoples to maintain their social organization; indigenous rebellions to recuperate land, local spiritual values, and central government. Emphasis is on the indigenous perspective. Ethnographic and ethnohistoric documents and findings that reflect events and thoughts from the conquest to the 20th century.

3-5 units, Win (Karp-Toledo, E)

ANTHRO 209. Archaeology: World Cultural Heritage

(Same as ANTHRO 109.) Focus is on issues dealing with rights to land and the past on a global scale including conflicts and ethnic purges in the Middle East, the Balkans, Afghanistan, India, Australia, and the Americas. How should world cultural heritage be managed? Who defines what past and which sites and monuments should be saved and protected? Are existing international agreements adequate? How can tourism be balanced against indigenous rights and the protection of the past?

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 210. Examining Ethnographies

Eight or nine important ethnographies, including their construction, their impact, and their faults and virtues. (HEF IV; DA-A)

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 213. Fanual Analysis: Animal Remains for the Archaeologist

(Same as ANTHRO 113, BIO 166, BIO 266.) The analysis of fossil animal bones and shells to illuminate the behavior and ecology of prehistoric collectors, especially ancient humans. Theoretical and methodoloigcal issues. The identification, counting, and measuring of fossil bones and shells. Labs. Methods of numerical analysis.

5 units, Spr (Klein, R)

ANTHRO 214. Prehistoric Stone Tools: Technology and Analysis

(Same as ANTHRO 114.) Archaeologists rely on an understanding of stone tools to trace much of what we know about prehistoric societies. How to make, illustrate, and analyze stone tools, revealing the method and theory intrinsic to these artifacts. Prerequisites: 3 or 6 or other instructor-approved archaeology course work.

5 units, Spr (Rick, J; Robertson, I)

ANTHRO 216A. Magic, Science, and Religion: Archaeological Perspectives

(Same as ANTHRO 116A, ARCHLGY 110, ARCHLGY 310.) How human beings make sense of their worlds. The naturalness of ideas, human relations to the natural and supernatural, and dichotomies of West and other, sacred and secular, and faith and skepticism. The material-historical constitution of different of modes of thought. Sources include classic and contemporary theoretical readings in archaeology, anthropology and science studies. Archaeological and ethnographic case studies from different world regions and historical periods.

4-5 units, Aut (Aldrich, C)

ANTHRO 230B. Introduction to GIS in Anthropology

(Same as ANTHRO 130B.) How GIS and spatial tools can be applied in social research. Case studies and student projects address questions of social and cultural relevance using real data sets, including the collection of geospatial data and building of spatial evidence. Analytical approaches and how they can shape a social and cultural 0interpretation of space and place.

4 units, Win (Engel, C)

ANTHRO 234. Object Lessons

(Same as ANTHRO 134.) Human-object relations in the processes of world making. Objectification and materiality through ethnography, archaeology, material culture studies, and cultural studies. Interpretive connotations around and beyond the object, the unstable terrain of interrelationships between sociality and materiality, and the cultural constitution of objects. Sources include: works by Marx, Hegel, and Mauss; classic Pacific ethnographies of exchange, circulation, alienability, and fetishism; and material culture studies.

3-5 units, Aut (Meskell, L)

ANTHRO 239. Ethnography of Africa

(Same as ANTHRO 139.) The politics of producing knowledge in and about Africa through the genre of ethnography, from the colonial era to the present. The politics of writing and the ethics of social imagination. Sources include novels juxtaposed to ethnographies.

5 units, Win (Malkki, L)

ANTHRO 247. Nature, Culture, Heritage

(Same as ANTHRO 147.) Seminar. Shared histories of natural and cultural heritage and their subsequent trajectories into the present. How thought about archaeological sites and natural landscapes have undergone transformations due to factors including indigenous rights, green politics, and international tourism. The development of key ideas including conservation, wilderness, sustainability, indigenous knowledge, non-renewability and diversity. Case studies draw on cultural and natural sites from Africa, the Americas and Australia.

5 units, Win (Meskell, L)

ANTHRO 248A. Nomads of Eurasia: Culture in Transition

(Same as ANTHRO 148A.) Traditional peoples of Central and Inner Asia; their lifestyles and cultural history. Modern research approaches and recent fieldwork data published mainly in Russian and Central Asian languages. Audio-visual materials.

5 units, Win (Kunanbaeva, A)

ANTHRO 251. Women, Fertility, and Work

(Same as ANTHRO 151.) Is gender culturally or biologically determined or both? The arguments for sociobiological and cultural determinist explanations of the differences between women and men are compared, emphasizing their intersection in work. Case studies: hunter/gatherer, horticultural (Melanesian), southern Chinese, and Anglo American societies. (HEF I, IV; DA-A)

5 units, given next year

ANTHRO 260. Paleoanthropology Seminar

(Same as ANTHRO 160.) Aspects of human evolution through primary literature and fossils. Topics vary to fit the interests of participants. May be repeated for credit. (HEF II; DA-B)

3-4 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 261A. Ecology, Nature, and Society: Principle in Human Ecology

(Same as ANTHRO 161A.) Interdisciplinary. The study of diversity and change in human societies, using frameworks including anthropology, evolutionary ecology, history, archaeology, and economics. Focus is on population dynamics, family organization, disease, economics, warfare, politics, and resource conservation.

4 units, Aut (Glover, S)

ANTHRO 262. Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Problems

(Same as ANTHRO 162.) The social and cultural consequences of contemporary environmental problems. The impact of market economies, development efforts, and conservation projects on indigenous peoples, emphasizing Latin America. The role of indigenous grass roots organizations in combating environmental destruction and degradation of homeland areas.

3-5 units, Spr (Durham, W)

ANTHRO 262C. Current Issues in Paleoanthropology

(Same as ANTHRO 162C, BIO 130.) Current issues in fossil, archaeological, and genetic evidence for human evolution. Topics chosen by participants. May be repeated for credit.

1 unit, Aut (DeGusta, D), Win (DeGusta, D), Spr (DeGusta, D)

ANTHRO 266A. Indigenous Forest Management

(Same as ANTHRO 166A.) Seminar. History, techniques and impacts, institutions for forest management, challenges to maintain indigenous resource bases in a globalizing world, policy framework, and emerging conservation and development alternatives. (HEF IV)

5 units, Spr (Irvine, D)

ANTHRO 269. Communicating Science: Proposals, Talks, Articles

(Same as ANTHRO 169.) (Graduate students register for 269.) The principles and practice of effective communication in science. Grant proposals, conference presentations, and scientific journal articles. Focus is on writing and speaking skills in professional contexts.

4-5 units, Win (DeGusta, D)

ANTHRO 270. Advanced Topics in Medical Anthropology

Graduate seminar. Specialized topics in human health, illness, and healing from anthropological perspectives. Topics based upon faculty and graduate student research interests and current issues. Students present topical research and analyses from published sources; required journal-quality paper. The history, theories, and methods of research. Recommended: courses in medical anthropology. (HEF I, IV; DA-C)

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 271. The Biology and Evolution of Language

(Same as ANTHRO 171.) Language as an evolutionary adaptation of humans. Comparison of communicative behavior in humans and animals, and the inference of evolutionary stages. Structure, linguistic functions, and the evolution of the vocal tract, ear, and brain, with associated disorders (stuttering, dyslexia, autism, schizophrenia) and therapies. Controversies over language centers in the brain and the innateness of language acquisition. Vision, color terminology, and biological explanation in linguistic theory.

4-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 275. Human Osteology

(Same as ANTHRO 175, HUMBIO 180.) The human skeleton. Focus is on identification of fragmentary human skeletal remains. Analytical methods include forensic techniques, archaeological analysis, paleopathology, and age/sex estimation. Students work independently in the laboratory with the skeletal collection.

5 units, Win (DeGusta, D)

ANTHRO 275. The Anthropology of Death and Dying

(Same as ANTHRO 175.) Death as a biocultural process. Funerary practices and attitudes toward dying in different societies. Issues include hospice care, palliative care, and euthanasia. (HEF I, IV, V; DA-C)

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 275B. Advanced Human Osteology

(Same as ANTHRO 175B.) Skeletal analytical methods such as paleopathology, taphonomy, osteometry, and functional and evolutionary morphology. Strategies for osteological research. Students conduct independent projects in their area of interest.

5 units, Spr (DeGusta, D)

ANTHRO 277. Environmental Change and Emerging Infectious Diseases

(Same as ANTHRO 177, HUMBIO 114.) The changing epidemiological environment. How human-induced environmental changes, such as global warming, deforestation and land-use conversion, urbanization, international commerce, and human migration, are altering the ecology of infectious disease transmission, and promoting their re-emergence as a global public health threat. Case studies of malaria, cholera, hantavirus, plague, and HIV. (HEF III; DA-C)

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 277A. Japanese Society and Culture

(Same as ANTHRO 77.) Focus is on power, identity, and the politics of knowledge production. How transnational interactions influence Japanese identity. How anthropological knowledge has contributed to understanding Japanese culture and society. Gender, race and class; contemporary ethnographies. Modernity and globalization. Cultural politics, domestic work, labor management, city planning, ad images, anime, martial art, fashion, theater, leisure, and tourism.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 280A. Biological and Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality

(Same as ANTHRO 180A.) Human sexuality, gender, and reproductive behavior using evolutionary and crosscultural framework. Themes such as the potential biases scientists bring to the study of sexuality, how findings are portrayed by the popular media, and the implications biological findings should or should not have on how contemporary society approaches gender issues.

4 units, Win (Glover, S)

ANTHRO 282. Medical Anthropology

(Same as ANTHRO 82.) Emphasis is on how health, illness, and healing are understood, experienced, and constructed in social, cultural, and historical contexts. Topics: biopower and body politics, gender and reproductive technologies, illness experiences, medical diversity and social suffering, and the interface between medicine and science.

4-5 units, Win (Kohrman, M)

ANTHRO 286. Kinship and Gender in South Asia

(Same as ANTHRO 186.) Focus is on current research of guest lecturers. Topics this year include prehistoric impacts of El Niņo, human sacrifice in prehispanic Peru, and mortuary archaeology on the north coast of Peru. Prerequisite: 142/242 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

1-3 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 290A. Advanced Social Theory in the Anthropological Sciences

Social theories that have influenced anthropology including evolutionism, Marxism, interpretivism, and postmodernism. Implications of debates among theorists for anthropological research. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. With consent of instructors of 190 and 290A, undergraduate majors may substitute 290A for 190. (HEF IV)

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 290B. Advanced Evolutionary Theory in Anthropological Sciences

History of evolutionary theory from the 19th century to present, emphasizing anthropological applications. Theory and concept in evolutionary biology; evolutionary theories of culture; and interactions of genetic, social, and cultural evolution and their implications. Emphasis is on tools of analysis and the value of evolutionary thinking for formulating research questions in anthropology today. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. (HEF II, III)

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 293B. Master's Thesis Writing Seminar

May be repeated for credit.

2-4 units, Win (Staff)

ANTHRO 295. Research in Anthropological Sciences

Supervised work with an individual faculty member on the student research project. May be taken for more than one quarter.

3-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 298B. Digital Methods in Archaeology

(Same as ANTHRO 98B.) Hands-on. Topics include: data capture, digital survey, and mapping instruments; GPS; digital video and photography; 3-D scanning; data analysis; CAD; GIS; panoramic virtual reality; and photogrammetry.

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 299. Senior and Master's Thesis Writing Workshop

(Same as ANTHRO 199.) Techniques of interpreting data, organizing bibliographic materials, writing, editing and revising. Preparation of papers for conferences and publications in anthropology. Seniors register for 199; master's students register for 299.

1-2 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 299. Directed Individual Study

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

1-10 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 300. Reading Theory Through Ethnography

Required of and restricted to first-year CASA Ph.D. students. Focus is on contemporary ethnography and related cultural and social theories generated by texts. Topics include agency, resistance, and identity formation, and discourse analysis.

5 units, Win (Malkki, L)

ANTHRO 301. History of Anthropological Theory

Required of Anthropology Ph.D. students. The history of cultural and social anthropology in relation to historical and national contexts and key theoretical and methodological issues as these inform contemporary theory and practices of the discipline. Enrollment limited to 15. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

5 units, Aut (Yanagisako, S)

ANTHRO 304. Data Analysis in the Anthropological Sciences

Univariate, multivariate, and graphical methods used for analyzing quantitative data in anthropological research. Archaeological and paleobiological examples. Recommended: algebra.

5 units, Spr (Robertson, I)

ANTHRO 306. Anthropological Research Methods

Required of CASA Ph.D. students; open to all graduate students. Research methods and modes of evidence building in ethnographic research. Enrollment limited to 10.

5 units, Spr (Luhrmann, T)

ANTHRO 307. Archaeological Methods and Research Design

Methodological aspects of field and laboratory practice from traditional archaeological methods to the latest interdisciplinary analytical techniques. The nature of archaeological data and inference; interpretive potential of these techniques.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 308. Proposal Writing Seminar

Required of second-year Ph.D. students in Cultural and Social Anthropology. The conceptualization of dissertation research problems, the theories behind them, and the methods for exploring them. Participants draft a research prospectus suitable for a dissertation proposal and research grant applications. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: 212 or consent of instructor.

5 units, Spr (Inoue, M)

ANTHRO 310C. Intersections

Themes of materiality and visuality, aesthetic and other forms of cultural production, and the meanings of creativity and convention. Ethnographic and archaeological material and case studies from worldwide cultural contexts. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

5 units, Win (Meskell, L; Ebron, P)

ANTHRO 311. Ethnographic Writing

For graduate students writing or planning to write a dissertation using ethnographic methods. The choices made by the authors of ethnographies in constructing an argument, using data and speaking to an audience of readers. Readings include chapters written by class members currently writing dissertations.

5 units, Win (Luhrmann, T)

ANTHRO 311G. Introduction to Culture and Society Studies in Anthropology

Biomedical electronics and instruments based on electrical engineering for diagnostics and therapeutic treatments of biological systems, focusing on the theory and design principles in modern biomedical electronics using electromagnetic properties. Topics include circuit design for implanted medical devices, physics and signal processing for medical imaging systems, techniques for neural measurements and neuro-decoding, and electronics for drug delivery. Prerequisite: EE 214, 264, or 265.

5 units, Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

ANTHRO 322. From Biopolitics to Necropolitics and Beyond

Scholarship produced and informed by Michel Foucault. Focus is on the final period of Foucault's life; how his discussions of biopolitics, subjectification, governmentality, and death have served as touchstones for recent empirical research. Key interventions initially made under these rubrics; how anthropologists and others have applied, challenged, and extended them.

5 units, Win (Kohrman, M)

ANTHRO 326B. Conduct and Misconduct in Science

The structure of modern science through a study of ethics and misconduct in research. Case studies of alleged scientific misconduct; what constitutes ethical research practices; the meaning of authorship; the limits of grantsmanship; the place of science in society; and roles of advisers, students, and postdocs. Theoretical and practical aspects of these issues. Emphasis is on anthropology and biology.

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 328. Visual Culture

The politics of visuality, social imagination, and the ethics of visual production and consumption in the current moment.Sources include anthropology, art history, and philosophy

5 units, Spr (Malkki, L)

ANTHRO 331. The Anthropology of Technology

Iconic discipline-building works of the last three decades; readings that lay out and intervene in contemporary debates.

5 units, Aut (Jain, S)

ANTHRO 336. Anthropology of Rights

Ideas of rights at the center of contemporary politics around the world. An anthropological perspective on how rights are invoked, claimed, and translated into institutional policies in ethnographic cases. The limitations of liberal notions of rights and innovative forms of politics emerging within and against rights talk.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 337A. Violence: The Sacred and Rights of the Dead

(Same as FRENGEN 367.) The politics of dead bodies as key issue in the humanities during recent decades that link scholars from various disciplines. Contemporary examples of reburial practices of indigenous people, exhumation of disappeared bodies in Latin America, exhibitions of human remains, representation of dead bodies in art, and recent developments in the funerary practices (LifeGem, Biopresence). Rene Girard's theory of the relationship between violence and the sacred.

3-5 units, Spr (Domanska, E)

ANTHRO 340. Topics in Linguistic Anthropology

Reading seminar; restricted to Anthropology graduate students. The anthropology of language and semiotics. Focus is on the limits of textualism, and alternative semiotic and epistemic bases for theorizing language and representation. No linguistic anthropology course work required.

5 units, Win (Inoue, M)

ANTHRO 343. Culture as Commodity

Focus is on theories of commodification, interests in tourism, national cultures as marketable objects, and how identities are constituted through production and consumption. The formation of global style and taste.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 346A. Sexuality Studies in Anthropology

Current research on sexuality from perspectives including paleoanthropology, archaeology, ethnography, and linguistic anthropology. Readings paired with case studies that explore theoretical and methodological issues.

5 units, Win (Voss, B)

ANTHRO 349. Anthropology of Capitalism

Issues in cultural theory and methodology through research on people who have greater material and cultural resources than those usually studied by anthropologists. How ideas about ideology, hegemony, identity, power, and practice are altered in studying those considered to be agents of power rather than the subaltern. Topics: global capitalism, masculinity, white racial subjectivity. Enrollment limited to 20.

4-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 352. Foucault: The Question of Method

Foucault as methodological exemplar for historical and social research. Emphasis is on his historical studies of clinical medicine, prisons, and sexuality, and on applying his methods to empirical studies of topics such as colonialism, race, and liberal governmental rationality.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 355. Cities in Global Perspective

Interdisciplinary approach to examining global cities. The concept of the global city, and the interdependent processes that help produce urban spaces. Situating the transformation of urban spaces within globalization and its differential effects; current explanatory frameworks that pay attention to multiple scales of spatial and economic articulation. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

5 units, Aut (Ebron, P)

ANTHRO 356. The Anthropology of Development

Multidisciplinary. Topics vary annually. Areas include Africa, S. Asia, and Latin America.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 361. Human Behavioral Ecology

(Same as HUMBIO 117.) Theory, method, and application in anthropology. How theory in behavioral ecology developed to understand animal behavior is applied to questions about human economic decision making in ecological and evolutionary contexts. Topics include decisions about foraging and subsistence, competition and cooperation, mating, and reproduction and parenting.

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 362. Conservation and Evolutionary Ecology

Environmental degradation resulting from human behavior, and what can be done about it. Patterns of interaction between people and environments, and why they vary over time and space. Topics include adaptation and behavior, resource acquisition and utilization, conflicts of interest, collective action problems, conspicuous consumption, waste, land management, and public policy.

3-5 units, Spr (Bird, D)

ANTHRO 362A. Introduction to Human Evolution, Ecology, Genetics, and Culture

Themes and topics of lasting heuristic value in the anthropological sciences. Combines the lecture content of 2A and 2B with a discussion section for graduate students. Must be taken in the Autumn Quarter of a student's first year in the graduate program.

5 units, Aut (Durham, W)

ANTHRO 363. Demography and Life History Theory

Problems in demography and theoretical population biology applied to human systems. Emphasis is on establishing relationships between models in theoretical population biology and empirical demographic methodology. Topics include philosophy of models and model building, population dynamics, stable population theory, species interactions in human ecology, models of infectious diseases and their control, cultural evolution. Prerequisites: HUMBIO 137 or consent of instructor.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 364. EcoGroup: Current Topics in Ecological, Evolutionary, and Environmental Anthropology

Seminar; restricted to graduate students. Topics vary with instructor. How to ask appropriate questions, how to derive research hypotheses from theory, how to design methodologies for testing hypotheses, and how to present results by reading and critiquing key contemporary papers in the field. Must be taken for 5 units; may be repeatedonce for 2 units.

2-5 units, Win (Bird, R)

ANTHRO 370. Advanced Theory and Method in Historical Archaeology

Current debates about theory and method.

5 units, Aut (Voss, B)

ANTHRO 374. Beginnings of Social Complexity

Models and examples of the social evolution of stratification and political centralization in prehistoric human societies. Inferences from the archaeological record concerning the forces and mechanisms behind the rise and fall of complex societies, particularly in S. America. (HEF II; DA-B)

5 units, Spr (Rick, J)

ANTHRO 375. Archaeology and Globalism

The emergence of archaeology as a discipline in the context of the rise of the nation state. Global economies and other issues have created a new context for archaeology. How are archaeology and heritage responding? The idea of world heritage. The impact of postcolonialism. The commodification of the past: the past as theme park, as travel tourism or nostalgia, as exotic and other. Conflict between uses of the past for identity and as theme park; between heritage and resource or play. The impact of the Goddess, New Age, and other movements. Archaeology and human rights issues including forensic archaeology.

4-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 380. Practice and Performance: Bourdieu, Butler, Giddens, de Certeau

Poststructuralist theories of iteration and mimesis used by social scientists to negotiate the tension between social structure and social practice: Gidden's structuration theory; Bourdieu's practice theory; Butler's theories of gender performativity; and de Certeau's analysis of tactics and strategies. Ethnographic and archaeological case studies that employ methodologies inspired by these approaches. Intersections and contradictions between these theorists' work; their use in anthropological practice. Issues of gender, sexuality, and ethnicity.

5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 380A. Topics in the Anthropology of China and Taiwan

Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.

3-5 units, not given this year

ANTHRO 393. Internship

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 395. Introduction to Cultural and Social Anthropology: Faculty Research

Required of first-year CASA Ph.D. May be repeated for a total of 5 units of credit over three quarters.

1-2 units, Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 397A. Directed Individual Tutorial

Supervised study with an individual faculty member.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 397B. Dissertation Fieldwork

Supervised work for CASA Ph.D. students conducting pre-dissertation or dissertation field research with an individual faculty member.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 398. Teaching Apprenticeship

Supervised work for a teaching mentor participating in an undergraduate course; not the same as teaching assistantship.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 399. Master's Research Thesis

Supervised work for terminal and coterminal master's students writing the master's project in the final quarter of the degree program.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 400. Dissertation Writers Seminar

Required of fifth-year Ph.D. students returning from dissertation field research and in the process of writing dissertations and preparing for professional employment.

1-3 units, Aut (Yanagisako, S), Win (Yanagisako, S), Spr (Yanagisako, S)

ANTHRO 401A. Qualifying Paper: Topic

Required of second- and third-year Ph.D. students writing the qualifying paper or the qualifying written examination.

2-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 401B. Qualifying Paper: Area

Required of second- and third-year Ph.D. students writing the qualifying paper or the qualifying written examination. May be repeated for credit one time.

2-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 440. Teaching Assistantship

Supervised experience as assistant in one undergraduate course.

3-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 444. Anthropology Colloquium: Graduate Seminar

The use of the scientific method in anthropological research. Published papers from subfields illustrate effective research design, the formulation and testing of hypotheses, and comparative methods. Field exercises in interviewing, observation, and taking and using field notes. The ethics of field research and procedures for maintaining physical and mental health in the field. May be repeated for credit.

1-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

ANTHRO 445. Anthropology Brown Bag Series

Current topics and trends in cultural and social anthropology, cultural archaeology, and archaeology.

1 unit, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

ANTHRO 450. Research Apprenticeship

Supervised work on a research project with an individual faculty member. May be repeated for credit.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 451. Directed Individual Study

Supervised work for a qualifying paper, examination, or project with an individual faculty member.

1-15 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

ANTHRO 452. Graduate Internship

Provides graduate students with the opportunity to pursue their area of specialization in an institutional setting such as a laboratory, clinic, research institute, or government agency.

4-5 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

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