COURSE OFFERINGS

Please note, this is a tentative list of course offerings and is subject to change.
Last updated June 5, 2018.
For the most current listing, see http://websoc.reg.uci.edu/perl/WebSoc.
 
 
Fall 2018 Course Offerings
2A
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology (Lec A - Zhan, M.)
Introduction to cultural diversity and the methods used by anthropologists to account for it. Family relations, economic activities, politics, gender, and religion in a wide range of societies. Stresses the application of anthropological methods to research problems.
2A
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology (Lec B - Douglas, T.)
Introduction to cultural diversity and the methods used by anthropologists to account for it. Family relations, economic activities, politics, gender, and religion in a wide range of societies. Stresses the application of anthropological methods to research problems.
2B
Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Egan, J.)
Evolutionary theory and processes, comparative primate fossil record, human variation, and the adequacy of theory, and empirical data.
2C

Intro to Archaeology (Drover, C.)
Archaeological theory and cultural processes with emphasis on the American Southwest, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

10A

Probability & Stats (Huffman, M.)
An introduction to probability and statistics. Emphasis on a thorough understanding of the probabilistic basis of statistical inference. Emphasizes examples from sociology, anthropology, and related social science disciplines.

25A Environmental Injustice (Fortun, K.)
Explores how pollution, climate change, and other environmental problems impact people around the world, often worsening social inequality. Students use social science frameworks to understand environmental problems, different interpretations of these problems, and how people have organized for political change.
41A Global Cultures and Society (Douglas, T.)
Offers a general overview of the rise of global interdependence in political, economic, demographic, and cultural terms. Considers what drove people from relative isolation into intensified intercourse with one another, and investigates the consequences of this shift.
125A
Economic Anthropology (Egan, J.)
Economic systems in comparative perspective: production, distribution, and consumption in market and non-market societies; agricultural development in the third world.
132A
Psychological Anthropology (O'Rourke, S.)
Cultural differences and similarities in personality and behavior. Child-rearing practices and consequent adult personality characteristics, biocultural aspects of child development and attachment, culture and behavior evolutionary models, politically linked personality, cognitive anthropology, psychology of narrative forms, comparative national character studies.
134A
Medical Anthropology (Jenks, A.)
Introduces students to cross-cultural perspectives and critical theories in anthropological studies of medicine. Special attention is given to diverse ways of understanding bodies, illnesses, and therapeutic practices in our changing world.
134F Anthropology of the Body (O'Rourke, S.)
Examines human bodies as both biological and sociocultural entities and explores the relationship among mind, body,and society cross-culturally. Topics include embodiment; race, sex, gender and the body; somatization; control of the body; commodified bodies; and hybrid/cyborg bodies.
139A Anthropology of Debt (Straughn, I.)
139B
Nationalism, Extremism, & the Right (Mahmud, L.)
139C
Fringe Archeology (Straughn, I.)
163A
Peoples of the Pacific (Egan, J.)
The cultural history and recent developments among the Pacific peoples of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, New Guinea, and Australia.
169A
SE AS & SE AS Immigrants (Douglas, T.)
169C Transnational Korea
180AW Anthro Major Seminar (O'Rourke, S.)
A course in anthropological theory designed especially for majors in Anthropology.

 

Winter 2019 Course Offerings

2A Intro to Sociocultural Anthro (Lec A) (Kim, E.)
Introduction to cultural diversity and the methods used by anthropologists to account for it. Family relations, economic activities, politics, gender, and religion in a wide range of societies. Stresses the application of anthropological methods to research problems.
2A Intro to Sociocultural Anthro (Lec B) (Egan, J.)
2D Intro to Language Culture  (Richland, J.)
10B Probability & Statstics  (Faust, K)
20A People, Culture, and Environmental Sustainability (Egan, J.)
30A Global Issues in Anthropological Perspective (Douglas, T.)
30B Ethnography and Anthropological Methods (Peterson, K.)
30C Visual Anthropology (Varzi, R.)
41A Global Cultures & Society (Douglas, T.)
45A Real Science (Fortun, M.)
121AW Kinship and Social Organization (Egan, J.)
121D Cross-Cultural Studies in Gender (Mahmud, L.)
121J Urban Anthropology (Sojoyner, D.)
125F Humans and Other Animals (Olson, V.)
127A Law and Modernity (Richland, J.)
128B Race, Gender & Science (Jenks, A.)
134A Medical Anthropology (STAFF)
134B Cultures of Biomedicine (Jenks, A.)
134N Disease, Health, and Inequality (STAFF.)
136K Woman and the Body (O'Rourke, S.)
141A Ancient Civilizations of Mexico & Southwest (Drover, C.)
169A Islam, Culture and ID (Straugh, I.)
169B SouthEast Asia (Douglas, T.)
169C Egyptomania (Straughn, I.)
180AW Anthropology Major Seminar (Nam, S.)

Spring 2019 Course Offerings

2A
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology (Lec A - Bernal, V.)
2A
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology (Lec B -Douglas, T.)
2B
Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Egan, J.)
2C
Introduction to Archaeology (Drover, C.)
30B
Ethnography & Anthropological Field Methods (Egan, J.)
41A
Global Cultures & Society (Douglas, T.)
121AW
Kinship and Social Organization (Egan, J.)
121J
Urban Anthropology (Nam, S.)
128A
Science, Technology & Controversy (STAFF)
132A
Psychological Anthropology (O'Rourke, S.)
134C
Medicine, Food, and Health (Olson, V.)
134F
Anthropology of the Body (Jenks, A.)
136B
History of Anthropological Theory (Douglas, T.)
139
Prisons & Public Education (Sojoyner, D.)
149 Cognitive Archaeology (Drover, C.)
149 Archaeology, Politics and Identity (Straughn, I.)
149 I Dig UCI (Straughn, I.)
165A
Modern Iran: Cinema and Society (Varzi, R.)
169
Captain Cook (Marcus, G./Seed, P.)
H191AW
Honors Writing Seminar (Jenks, A.)
197 Field Study (Staff)
198 Directed Group Study (Staff)
199 Individual Study (Stuff)

 

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