Anthropology | History of Anthropology
H500 | 0485 | Girshick
This course is designed to introduce first year graduate majors to
the development of theory in cultural and social anthropology.
Attention will be paid to the national traditions of anthropology
in England, America, and France, focusing on the major
personalities and theoretical orientations of the field since the
19th century. The course is seen as an introduction and companion
to E500, which will focus on contemporary issues in sociocultural
Course requirements: Students are responsible for preparing
abstracts of the readings (the number of abstracts per person will
depend on the size of the class) which will be used as the basis
for class discussion. In addition, there will be two extensive
research papers, one due at mid-term time and the second at the end
of the semester.