Supervised Reading II (ANTH6911)

UNIT OF STUDY

What is culture? One of the most influential concepts of the twentieth century has also been a central idea in anthropology. This unit will trace some major twists and turns in definition of the concept of over the past century. In particular, the unit will consider whether or not the culture concept as presently construed is compatible with a global world and with current forms of critical thought.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

2000wd literature review (40%) and 3000wd essay (60%).

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Yes

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ANTH3922

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