Cultural constructions of narrative and discourse; interethnic communication, including discourse in the courtroom, classroom, and work settings; code choice; and communication via electronic media. Prerequisite: ANTHR 208 (or ANTHE 208) or consent of Department. Offered in alternate years.
Cultural experiences and representations of landscape.
The anthropological study of language and communication. A brief survey of field and analytical methods and the theory of linguistic anthropology.
Readings, presentations, and discussions of staff research, recent advances and current issues in the four fields of anthropology. Limited to new MA students
Readings, presentations, and discussions of staff research, recent advances and current issues in the four fields of anthropology. Limited to new PhD students. Optional for students with credit in ANTHR 501
A survey of the cultures of the Northwest Coast from Yakutat Bay to the Columbia River. Cultures will be examined from the perspectives of the ethnographic present, historical change, and current developments. Focal areas include social structure, kinship, economic systems, material culture, ethnoaesthetics, winter dance ceremonial complexes, and language. Prerequisite: ANTHR 207 (or ANTHE 207) or 250 or consent of Department. Offered in alternate years.
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