Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Oct 15, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 4056 - Heritage Management: Understanding Techniques and Practices

(crosslisted) ARKEO 4056  
Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with ANTHR 7056 /ARKEO 7056 .

S. Papazian.

This seminar course will explore the management structures that define, protect, and defend cultural heritage. The course will train students to conduct ethnographic investigations of heritage institutions in a transnational context. The course will examine the history of global, national, and local cultural heritage. Students in this class will gain a nuanced understanding of how and why heritage is managed, monitored, and preserved by transnational institutions, including UNESCO, national and municipal governments, and local communities. This course is intended to prepare students to work within the heritage industry, both as participants and as critical observers. Students will learn methodologies central to the analysis of cultural heritage as well as how to navigate a wide range of issues concerned with heritage management and preservation.

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