Courses

The Department of Anthropology offers courses broadly categorized as Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Cultural Anthropology.

Please consult the teaching schedule below for the most current listing of Anthropology courses by term. This list is subject to change and supersedes any other published listing.

Fall 2017 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 01 - Introduction to Anthropology (CULT) - 9L - Watanabe
ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - 11 - Thayer
ANTH 08 - Rise and Fall of Prehistoric Civilizations (ARCH) - 10 - Nichols
ANTH 09 - Language and Culture (CULT) - 12 - Billings
ANTH 18 - Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - 10A - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 25 - Primate Biomechanics (BIOL) - 12 - DeSilva
ANTH 29 - Landscape Archaeology (ARCH) - 2A - Casana
ANTH 36 - Contemporary Africa (CULT) - 10 - Billings
ANTH 41 - Human Evolution (BIOL) - 10 - DeSilva
ANTH 50.20 - The Poetics and Politics of Sounds and Words (CULT) - 10A - Stainova
ANTH 50.21 - Visual Culture (CULT) - 6B - Shipley
ANTH 62 - Health and Disease in Evolutionary Perspective (BIOL) - 9L - Thayer
ANTH 73 - Main Currents in Anthropology (CULT) - 11 - Watanabe
ANTH 75 - Ecology, Culture, and Environment (ARCH) - 12 - Nichols

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Winter 2018 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 05 - Reconstructing the Past: Introduction to Archaeology (ARCH) - 10 - Casana
ANTH 07.05 - Animals and Humans (First Year Seminar) - 9L - Ogden
ANTH 11 - Ancient Native Americans (ARCH) - 11 - Nichols
ANTH 12.01 - Ethnographic Film (CULT) - 10A - Ruoff
ANTH 20 - Primate Evolution and Ecology (BIOL) - 11 - Dominy
ANTH 31 - Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (CULT) - 10A - Billings
ANTH 33 - The Global Caribbean (CULT) - 10A - Kivland
ANTH 43 - Human Osteology (BIOL) - 2A - Frohlich
ANTH 44 - Language, Gender, and Sexuality (CULT) - 2A - Billings
ANTH 48 - From Sacred to Salvation: The Place of Religion in Human Societies (CULT) - 10 - Watanabe
ANTH 50.05 - Environmental Archaeology (ARCH) - 12 - Casana
ANTH 50.19 - Culture and Climate Change in the Circumpolar Arctic (ARCH) - 10A - Fitzhugh
ANTH 51 - Colonialism and Its Legacies (Foreign Study Program) (CULT) - Craig
ANTH 52 - Introduction to Maori Society (Foreign Study Program) (CULT) - Craig
ANTH 54 - Foreign Study in Anthropology (Foreign Study Program) (CULT) - Craig
ANTH 58 - Sustainable Cities (CULT) - 12 - Ogden

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Spring 2018 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - 9L - Kivland
ANTH 12.01 - Ethnographic Film (CULT) - 3A - Ogden
ANTH 14 - Death and Dying (CULT) - 10 - Kan
ANTH 28 - Ethnography of Violence (CULT) - 11 - Kivland
ANTH 32 - Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas (CULT) - 12 - Bauer
ANTH 40 - Human Functional Anatomy (BIOL) - 2A - Dominy
ANTH 60 - Psychological Anthropology (CULT) - 10A - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 64 - Evolution of Pregnancy, Birth, and Babies (BIOL) - 10A - Thayer
ANTH 65 - Conservation and Development (CULT) - 10 - Bauer
ANTH 72 - Ethnicity and Nationalism (CULT) - 2A - Kan

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Summer 2018 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 42 - Gross Anatomy: Scars of Medical Evolution (BIOL) - 2A - DeSilva/Dominy

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Fall 2018 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 01 - Introduction to Anthropology (CULT) - 9L - Watanabe
ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - 10A - DeSilva
ANTH 08 - Rise and Fall of Prehistoric Civilizations (ARCH) - 10 - Nichols
ANTH 09 - Language and Culture (CULT) - 12 - Billings
ANTH 18 - Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - 10A - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 22 - Olmecs, Maya, and Toltecs (ARCH) - 12 - Nichols
ANTH 36 - Contemporary Africa (CULT) - 10 - Billings
ANTH 39 - Archaeology of the Middle East (ARCH) - 10 - Casana
ANTH 62 - Health and Disease in Evolutionary Perspective (BIOL) - 9L - Thayer
ANTH 73 - Main Currents in Anthropology (Culminating Experience) - 2A - Ogden

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Winter 2019 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - 10A - Ogden
ANTH 07.XX - The Politics of Giving (First-Year Seminar) - 10 - Kivland
ANTH 11 - Ancient Native Americans (ARCH) - 10 - Nichols
ANTH 12.18 - Forensic Anthropology (ARCH/BIOL) - 10A - Frohlich
ANTH 17 - The Anthropology of Health and Illness (CULT) - 9L - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 21 - The Aztecs (ARCH) - 12 - Nichols
ANTH 28 - Ethnography of Violence (CULT) - 11 - Kivland
ANTH 32 - Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas (CULT) - 12 - Bauer
ANTH 45 - Asian Medical Systems (CULT) - 10 - Craig
ANTH 47 - Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities (CULT) - 2A - Kan
ANTH 49 - Environment, Culture, and Sustainability (CULT) - 2A - Ogden
ANTH 50.17 - Rites of Passage: The Biology and Culture of Life's Transitions (CULT) - 10A - Craig/Lahey
ANTH 51 - Colonialism and its Legacies (Foreign Study Program) - Watanabe
ANTH 52 - Introduction to Maori Studies (Foreign Study Program) - Watanabe
ANTH 54 - Foreign Study in Anthropology (Foreign Study Program) - Watanabe

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88

Spring 2019 - Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - 9L - Kivland
ANTH 05 - Reconstructing the Past: Introduction to Archaeology (ARCH) - 10 - Casana
ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - 10A - DeSilva/Dominy
ANTH 14 - Death and Dying (CULT) - 11 - Kan
ANTH 16 - Writing Culture (CULT) - 10A - Craig
ANTH 31 - Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (CULT) - 2A - Billings
ANTH 33 - The Global Caribbean (CULT) - 12 - Kivland
ANTH 40 - Human Functional Anatomy (BIOL) - 2A - Dominy
ANTH 44 - Language, Gender, and Sexuality (CULT) - 10A - Billings
ANTH 48 - From Sacred to Salvation: The Place of Religion in Human Societies (CULT) - 2 - Kan
ANTH 55 - Anthropology of Global Health (CULT)  - 2A - Craig
ANTH 64 - Evolution of Pregnancy, Birth, and Babies (BIOL) - 10 - Thayer
ANTH 65 - Conservation and Development (CULT) - 10 - Bauer
ANTH 66 - Human Biological Variation (BIOL) - 12 - Thayer
ANTH 76 - Evolution of Upright Walking (Culminating Experience) - 3A - DeSilva

All terms (arrange): ANTH 85, 87, 88