Feb 22, 2019  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

ANTH 400 - Seminar: Anthropological Theory

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor or department chairperson
This course is a survey of the foundations of cultural and archaeological theory, including cultural evolutionism, structuralism, American historical-particularism, British functionalism and structural-functionalism, French structuralism and current directions in American, European and Third World anthropological thought. Theories of archaeology will also be examined, including traditional evolutionary perspectives, the New Archaeology and contemporary critiques, drawing upon social systems analysis. Offered every third semester. (CWRM)