Anthropology | Anthropology of Tourism
E600 | 0403 | Girshick
Meets first 8 weeks only
This course will explore the social, economic, political, and
aesthetic aspects of tourism from an anthropological perspective. It
will focus on the sites of tourism (theme parks, heritage travel, eco
-tourism, cultural villages), as well as the players (tourists,
guides, cultural brokers), the objects (souvenirs), and the
performances that characterize the tourist experience.
This course will be conducted as a seminar. Requirements will be
appropriate for an 8-week course.