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

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ANTH 408 - Seminar on Current Issues in Anthropology: Postmodernism


3 SS, CD, WR
Second Semester. This seminar will explore postmodernism and its impact on anthropology over the last two decades. The class will examine the assumptions underlying the postmodernist perspective, the relationship of postmodernism to empirical and scientific anthropology, the nature of research and writing produced in a postmodernist framework, and postmodernist conceptions of ethnography and the role of the anthropologist. Related issues concerning ethics and theory vs. practice will also be considered.

Prerequisites & Notes
Consent of instructor required.
Enrollment Limit: 10.

Next offered 2006-2007

Credits: 3 hours


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