Anthropology | Proseminar in Cultural and Social Anth
E500 | 0401 | Thomas
This course is a seminar, not lecture formatted. The seminar will be
devoted to critical readings and discussions on important text by
critical cultural writers and about works of significant roles in
shaping the trajectories of anthropological thinking and practices.
While reading, the students will critically assess the theoretical,
methodological and conceptual relevance of the entire corpus of the
seminar readings and discussions to their potential research interests
by focusing on a contested conceptual and/or analytical issues and
themes, i.e., culture, power, history, gender, state, representation,
identity, post-modernism, dialectic of theory and ethnographic
practice, forms and structures of inequality, globalization,
resistance, the future of anthropological thinking and others.