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Course Catalog 2005-2006 
    
Course Catalog 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 286 - Culture, Symbol and Meaning


3 SS, CD, WR
Second Semester. This course explores ethnographic representations of meaningful social experience and collective identity through an examination of rites of passage, dietary habits, human-animal relationships, funerary practice, sexuality, gender, and the like. It examines how the anthropologist makes sense out of the diverse ways people of various cultures, American included, represent systems of meaning. The course addresses concerns not only of Anthropology majors but also of students of history, literature, and the humanities.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: One introductory course (100 level) in anthropology or its equivalent.
Enrollment Limit: 30.
Mr. Glazier

Credits: 3 hours


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