Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Nov 29, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 6474 - [Infrastructure]

Fall. Not offered: 2020-2021. Next offered: 2021-2022. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with ANTHR 3474  

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Infrastructure! It’s the hardware and software that undergirds transportation, energy, water, and security systems. This course asks what we can learn about infrastructure when we approach it not as a neutral set of technologies but as a context-dependent social and political force. Taking a critical approach to (among others) natural resources, labor, housing, and security, the course will trace how infrastructures have both served and obstructed colonial and contemporary projects for social change.

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