Anthropology | Proseminar in Archaeology
P500 | 27104 | Atalay
This graduate seminar is a required course for all graduate students
in archaeology (as of 2005), and is also open to students in
anthropology and other departments who are interested in the history
and theory of archaeological practice. The course will expose you to
the historical and theoretical foundations of contemporary
anthropological archaeology. It briefly covers major events and
theories in archaeology during the early to mid twentieth century then
focuses on recent paradigms and contemporary archaeological thought.
Regular discussions and extensive readings are required components of
this class. Students are expected to attend all classes, to
participate, and to be prepared for discussion. In addition, two short
essays and a take-home final exam are required.