Contemp Anthropology

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Anthropology

Course Number: 
332
Institution: 
Amherst College

This seminar will examine contemporary issues in anthropology. Topics will vary from year to year but might, for instance, include anthropological and ethnographic engagements with postcolonialism, the politics of development, neoliberalism and “anti-globalization” activism, militarism, poverty and the politics of survival, institutions of confinement and care, as well as the writing of grants as a prerequisite for the writing of culture in ethnographies.

Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Professor Chowdhury.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
ANTH-332-01-1213S

Course Sections

Contemp Anthropology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Nusrat Chowdhury

nchowdhury@amherst.edu

T 02:30PM-05:00PM

BARR 105