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Megan A Carney
ANTH 423
Seattle Campus

Traffic Across Cultural Boundaries

Focuses on the movement of cultural patterns and processes across boundaries, examining the "contact zones" in colonial encounters, moving to borrowing and blendings along ethnic and national borders. Examines border crossing of immigration and diasporas. Ethnographic examples from the Americas and Africa. Prerequisite: one 200-level ANTH course.

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Focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of contemporary flows of people, materials, ideas, and technologies across different borders and boundaries. Examines border crossings, im/migration, and diaspora. Ethnographic examples from the Americas, Europe, and East Asia.

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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 Megan A Carney
Date: 02/01/2013