Anthropology
 

Special Topics

Special Topics
Subjects related to anthropological theory or the operation of social systems.
ANTHR
490R
 Hours0.5 - 3.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 OfferedOffered when unique opportunities or needs arise.
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 490R
Course Outcomes: 

Ritual and Social Interaction

  • Students will develop an enhanced understanding of social interaction, of what it means to be in the presence of others, and ultimately of being human and interacting with other human beings.

  • Students will prepare to do effective fieldwork and deskwork, to eventually produce accurate, useful, and insightful interpretations of various interactional practices.

  • Students will learn to describe the positions, ideas, and methods that will most help make sense of various interactional practices, of particular social institutions, activities, events, roles, places, and objects.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to think soundly, to communicate effectively, and to write a clear and convincing essay.