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Janelle S Taylor
ANTH 469
Seattle Campus

Special Studies in Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology. Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

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


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Janelle S Taylor
Date: 05/02/2003