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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.

ANG-Anthropology: Graduate

ANG 5137 Nautical Archaeology Seminar . . . . . 3(F,SS)
Method and theory of nautical archaeology, development as a discipline, ethical considerations, evolution of ship construction and public laws and education.

ANG 5138 Ship Building and Reconstruction in Maritime Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANG 5137, ANT 3137.
Design and construction of wooden sailing ships based on archaeological and historical evidence. History of development of shipbuilding technology and naval architecture. Methods of recording and interpreting ships from archaeological remains. Permission is required.

ANG 5157 Pre-Columbian Archaeology Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S)
Examination of the classic and current literature on key topics in North American pre-Columbian archaeology including peopling of the New World, Archaic adaptations, Woodland stage developments, and the Mississippian world.

ANG 5172 Historical Archaeology Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S)
Emphasizes the goals, methods and theoretical base of historical archaeology. Particular emphasis is placed on theoretical development, acculturation, ethnicity, archaeological methods and documentary research. The class is an organized seminar with readings and discussions of specific topics.

ANG 5174 Anthropology of the Bible . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
A seminar on the social and cultural interpretations of the scriptures pertinent to Hebrew/Aramaic and Eastern Mediterranean cultures from the 2nd century BCE through the 4th century CE. Materials brought under scrutiny include the Torah, the Hebrew Bible generally, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Christian canon, and the scriptures of the Naj Hammadi library. Much of the interpretation concerns alternative views of the political and social groups underlying these text. Graduate students are required to conduct primary scriptural analysis informed by modern critical approaches. Offered concurrently with ANT 4174; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5307 Cultures of Latin America . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore the themes and features of Latin American culture in general, including subsistence patterns and socioeconomic organization, family organization and gender, race and ethnicity, religion, and ideological constructions. Students will also learn about the regional cultural diversity in different Latin American areas. Offered concurrently with ANT 4307, graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5321 Cultures of Mexico . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore the key themes and elements of Mexican culture, including the development of a distinct Mexican national culture from Old World and New World roots, as well as the regional diversity of Mexican culture today. As students examine the composition and diversity of Mexican national and regional cultures, they will also encounter topics of race and ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender, economic development, politics and social organization as they relate to Mexican culture and Mexico's place in the world Offered concurrently with ANT 4321; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5322 Mesoamerican Cultural Traditions . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Students will explore important themes of Mesoamerican cultural tradition. Includes examination of both ancient and contemporary Native American culture in Mexico and Guatemala. Students will learn about continuities between ancient and contemporary Mesoamerican culture, including the ways in which indigenous cultural traditions are maintained in the face of persistent acculturative pressure, as well as about ways in which Native American cultural traditions in the region in other ways have been shaped and modified by the 500 year history since the Spanish Conquest. Offered concurrently with ANT 4322; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5408 Disease and Culture . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Through lecture and discussion of readings we will explore the relationships between disease and culture. Main topics will include the basics of disease epidemiology in humans, human bio-cultural adaptations to disease, and the effects and influences of disease on human culture and society. Offered concurrently with ANT 4408; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5451 Race, Ethnicity, and Culture . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Explores race and ethnicity and their relationship to culture in a cross-cultural, anthropological perspective. Will consider cultural constructions of race and ethnicity in the United States, in other areas of the Americas, and other areas of the world. Offered concurrently with ANT 4451; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5466 Human Osteology . . . . . 4(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 2511.
Corequisite: ANG 5466L.
Detailed examination of human skeletal and dental anatomy, structure, and function. Techniques of osteological analysis, including determination of age, sex, stature, ancestry, and pathology. Offered concurrently with ANT 4466; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

ANG 5522 Primatology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 2511.
Overview of the taxonomy, evolutionary history, ecology, and behavior of non-human primates, and the theoretical basis and methodology of primates studies.

ANG 6034 Contemporary Anthropological Theory . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 4034.
A seminar engaging readings from the works of key American and European anthropologists since the 1960s. Considers the debates between traditionalist and postmodern schools of anthropology, together with the essential problems for ethnology created by technology, complex society, gender issues, ethnicity, and applications of anthropological research.

ANG 6115 Advanced Method and Theory in Archaeology Seminar 3(F,S)
Includes an overview of the history and development of American Archaeology with an emphasis on methodological and theoretical topics. Class is an organized seminar with readings and discussions of specific topics.

ANG 6196 Policies, Practices and Archaeology in Historic Preservation . . . . . 3(F,S)
Legislation and regulations concerning cultural resources and the historic preservation system. Also covers compliance archaeology, contract archaeology, ethics, collecting, looting and the role of Native Americans and ethnic groups.

ANG 6300 Contemporary Cultural Anthropology Theory . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Through readings and seminar discussion, students will explore key themes and thinkers of the past few decades which have contributed to the production of contemporary culture theory in anthropology. Important topics will include structuralism, cultural materialism, feminism and anthropology, post-modernism, world systems theory, post-colonialism, and symbolic anthropology. Key theorists will include Claude Levi-Strauss, Marvin Harris, Mary Douglas, Clifford Geertz, Sherry Ortner, Gayle Rubin, Pierre Bourdieu, Arjun Appadurai, and James Clifford.

ANG 6583 Evolutionary Theory in Biological Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 2511.
Overview of seminal literature and key concepts in evolutionary theory, with particular emphasis on contemporary issues in human bio-cultural evolution.

ANG 6704 Historic Preservation Law Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S)
Examination of pertinent laws and practices in all fields of historic preservation including archaeology, history, and architectural history.

ANG 6823L Advanced Laboratory Methods in Archaeology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ANT 4180L.
Advanced training in the operation of an archaeological laboratory. Activities include laboratory organization and management as well as planning laboratory activities to meet deadlines, assignment of tasks, training, and supervising beginning students. Graduate students will instruct undergraduate students in artifact identification and documentation.

ANG 6824 Advanced Archaeological Field Methods . . . . . 3(SS)
Prerequisite: ANT 4824.
Advanced training in field methods including survey, testing, and site excavation. Also includes training in project planning, budgeting, supervision, and integration of information recovered from the field.

ANG 6930 Special Topics in Anthropology Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Explores current and continuing issues of significance in Anthropology in a seminar format. The seminar will focus on reading and research of pertinent literature in journals, monographs, and books as well as other means of communication relevant to the field of Anthropology.

ANG 6931 Proseminar in Anthropology . . . . . 3(F,S)
Examines selected subjects in Anthropology using the perspectives of all three sub-disciplines; cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology. The seminar's goals are to introduce students to the subject, provide in-depth understanding of current issues, and examines the variety of theoretical and methodological approaches used by anthropologists. Contact Department for specific topic each semester offered.

ANG 6940 Anthropology Internship . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Supervised and structured participation in business, government, non-profit, educational or social organizations. Passed Anthropology comprehensive exams, approved Internship Prospectus by Graduate Committee and permission is required. Graded on satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis only.

ANG 6971 Anthropology Thesis . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS)
Preparation of masters thesis which includes problem identification, review of literature, design, data collection, analysis, and results. Permission of Thesis Committee required.