Peoples of the World
College of Liberal Arts
Through studying peoples of the world – their diversity, connections, cultures, and histories -- this course offers anthropological knowledge and analytic skills to a broad range of students while preparing potential majors for further training in social theory and fieldwork methods. Lectures, readings, images, films, and discussion explore the actions, opinions, identities, and experiences of diverse people throughout the world. You will work on understanding, interpreting, and analyzing the materials. Exams and writing assignments will provide opportunities to develop your interpretations systematically and polish your writing skills. After successfully completing this course, you will be able to better identify key questions for understanding the world and be able to analyze academic literature about global cultures.
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