Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    Oct 16, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 7010 - [Engaged Anthropology of the Contemporary]


     
Fall. Next offered 2020-2021. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

S. Hodžić.

This course asks how anthropologists articulate the relevance of our work in theoretical and political terms by staging an encounter between three disparate strands of scholarship: anthropology of the contemporary, engaged/public anthropology, and anthropology of everyday violence and ordinary affects. Designed to bring together pre-fieldwork and post-fieldwork graduate students, this seminar functions as a laboratory for expanding existing conversations and exploring further articulations of engaged anthropology of the contemporary. Participants will reflect on how their political commitments, ethnographic and other sensibilities, and theoretical perspectives inform each other, and will invigorate their research design, writing, and analytical frameworks in light of these reflections and engagement with course texts. The course is open to students from across the disciplines.



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