Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Jul 11, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 1101 - FWS: Culture, Society, and Power


Fall, Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

First-Year Writing Seminar.


This First-Year Writing Seminar is devoted to the anthropological study of the human condition.  Anthropology  examines all aspects of human experience, from the evolution of the species to contemporary challenges of politics, environment, and society.  The discipline emphasizes empirically rich field research informed by sophisticated theoretical understandings of human social life and cultural production. The diversity of anthropology’s interests provides a diverse array of stimulating opportunities to write critically about the human condition. Topics vary by semester.

Topics for 2019-2020 may include:

Fall FWS: Local Native American Archaeology S.Sanft
Fall FWS: Gender & Sexuality in the Middle East E. Sari
Fall FWS: Ethnofictions: Storytelling in Anthropological Writing and Filmmaking M. Mihai Jordan
Fall FWS: We Humans and Our Walls: Expression - Division - Connection  A. Mohamed
Spring FWS: From the Swampy Land: Indigenous People of the Ithaca Area K. Jordan
Spring FWS: Person, Time, and Religious Conduct J. Boyarin
Spring FWS: Canoes, Commerce, and Conquest A. Clark Arcadi
Spring FWS: Feminism, Anthropology, and the Politics of Representation N. Nasvaderani
Spring FWS: Writing Water in the US: From Wild Rivers to Toxic Lakes R. Odhner
Spring FWS: ”Come to America, Go to Jail”: Immigration and Incarceration E. Routon


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