Sareeta Bipin Amrute
Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology.
The Anthropology of Globalization will introduce students to major topics in the study of contemporary globalization including: capitalism, boundary crossing and cultural contact, violence and political strife, and distributed production.
Student learning goals
arrive at a basic definition of globalization
understand how globalization relates to the study of basic anthropological problems
develop basic analysis skills
develop basic writing skills
General method of instruction
Instruction will consist of lectures, group discussion, in-class group work, and analysis of required readings. Sections will consist of close discussion of texts and lecture materials.
There are no prerequisites for this course. Students should come to the course with college-level research and writing skills.
Class assignments and grading
There will be 2 exams and 2 short writing assignments. Exams will be primarily short answer.
Grades will be assigned according to: preparation, participation, exams and writing assignments.