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.

Spring 2024 Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Introduction to Culture Anthropology (CULT) - Greenleaf
ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - Fleskes
ANTH 09 - Language & Culture (CULT) - Slobe
ANTH 17 - Anthropology of Health and Illness (CULT) - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 18 - Research Methods in Cultural Anthropolgy (CULT) - Novacich
ANTH 20 - Primate Evolution and Ecology (BIOL) - Dominy
ANTH 27 - Economic Anthropology in a Changing World (CULT) - Greenleaf
ANTH 45 / ASCL 63.01 - Asian Medical Systems (CULT) - Boke
ANTH 48 - From Sacred to Salvation (CULT) - Kan
ANTH 50.21 / AAAS88.17 - Filmmaking and Visual Culture (CULT) - Novacich
ANTH 50.34 Peoples of Oceana (CULT) - Ferguson
ANTH 50.41 / COCO 34 - Homelands and Diasporas (CULT) - Kan
ANTH 50.47 - Archaeological Field Methods (ARCH) - Casana
ANTH 55 - Anthropology of Global Health (CULT) - Sosin
ANTH 64 - Anthropology of Pregnancy, Birth, and Babies (BIOL) - Thayer
ANTH 73 - Main Currents in Anthropology (CULT) - Craig

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

Summer 2024 Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Intro to Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - Boke

Fall 2024 Teaching Schedule

ANTH 03 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - Novacich
ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - Dominy
ANTH 08 - The Rise and Fall of Prehistoric Civilizations (ARCH) - Ward
ANTH 09 - Language & Culture (CULT) - Billings
ANTH 15 - Political Anthropology (CULT) - Slobe
ANTH 18 - Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 31 / WGSS 36.01 - Gender in Cross Cultural Perspectives (CULT) - Billings
ANTH 39 / MES 3.02 - Archaeology of the Middle East (ARCH) - Casana
ANTH 50.40 - Anthropology of Disaster (CULT) - Boke
ANTH 55 - Anthropology of Global Health (CULT) - Sosin
ANTH 64 - Evolution of Birth, Pregnancy, and Babies (BIOL) - Thayer
ANTH 77 (Culminating Experience Course) - Origins of Inequality (ARCH) - Casana

Winter 2025 Teaching Schedule

ANTH 07 - FYS (CULT) - Craig
ANTH 27 - Economic Anthropology in a Changing World (CULT) - Greenleaf
ANTH 50.05 - Environmental Archaeology (ARCH) - Ward
ANTH 50.57 - Cultural Diversity in the United States (CULT) - Novacich
ANTH 50.XX - Rural Places and People (CULT) - Sosin
ANTH 51 - Colonialism and Its Legacies in Anthropological Perspective (CULT, FSP) - Thayer
ANTH 52 - Introduction to Maori Society (CULT, FSP) - Thayer
ANTH 54 - Foreign Study in Anthropology - TBD
ANTH 72 - Ethnicity and Nationalism (CULT) - Kan

Spring 2025 Teaching Schedule

ANTH 06 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology (BIOL) - DeSilva
ANTH 14 - Death and Dying (CULT) - Kan
ANTH 18 - Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (CULT) - Novacich
ANTH 20 - Primate Evolution and Ecology (BIOL) - Dominy
ANTH 40 - Human Functional Anatomy (BIOL) - Dominy
ANTH 44 - Language, Gender & Sexuality (CULT) - Billings
ANTH 50.03 - Digital Archaeology (ARCH) - Casana
ANTH 50.17 - Rites of Passage: The Biology and Culture of Life's Transitions (CULT) - Craig/Mishra
ANTH 50.41 / COCO 34 - Homelands and Diasporas (CULT) - Kan
ANTH 50.XX - Language and Humor (CULT) - Billings
ANTH 50.XX - Archaeology of Native American Sports (ARCH) - McLeester
ANTH 55 - Anthropology of Global Health (CULT) - Sosin
ANTH 60 - Psychological Anthropology (CULT) - Carpenter-Song
ANTH 73 - Main Currents in Anthropology (CULT) - Craig
ANTH 74 - The Human Spectrum (BIOL) - Dominy