Janelle S Taylor
Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology. Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty.
Examines in comparative perspective the social, cultural, and representational practices through which that which lies hidden in the body's interior is manifested and known. Explores medical imaging, genetics, etc. alongside practices such as witchcraft-finding.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Seminar format with emphasis on discussion, with some lecture. Occasional films and guest speakers likely
Previous coursework in sc anthropology at 200 level or above will be helpful. Students should have a strong interest in questions of theory.
Class assignments and grading