Cultural Studies | Special Topics in Cultural Studies: Theories of Material Culture
C701 | 11606 | Girshick


This course will explore a variety of concerns in the contemporary
study of material culture in sociocultural anthropology.  These will
include issues such as the ways in which objects are used to construct
cultural, ethnic, and gender identities, the tensions in the
relationship of commodities and objects classified as art, and the
social life of things as they move from one context to another. This
course is a graduate seminar and collaborates with Anthropology P600.

CLASS MEETS 1ST EIGHT WEEKS ONLY