FREQUENTLY TAUGHT COURSES - UNDERGRADUATE

 

The list below includes frequently taught courses offered by core faculty in the Departments of Anthropology at both Columbia and Barnard College. It does not include courses offered only rarely, or by term-limited postdoctoral fellows, adjuncts or associates. For all courses in any given semester please consult the full listing in the Course Directory or those listed under specific fields on the Department's webpages devoted to 'Research and Teaching Interests.'

 

 

  • 1002     THE INTERPRETATION OF CULTURE
  • 1007     THE ORIGINS OF HUMAN SOCIETY
  • 1008     THE RISE OF CIVILIZATION
  • 1009     AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
  • 2004    AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL AND CULTURAL THEORY
  • 2005    THE ETHNOGRAPHIC IMAGINATION
  • 2007    INDIAN AND NIGERIAN FILM CULTURES
  • 2019     DOCUMENTARY/ETHNOGRAPHY/FILM: EXPLORATION AND EXPERIMENTATION
  • 2017     MAFIAS AND OTHER DANGEROUS AFFILIATIONS
  • 2026    ON PRECARITY
  • 2427    THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
  • 2028    THINK LIKE AN ARCHAEOLOGIST
  • 2888    HOW CHINA BECAME CHINESE
  • 3007    ARCHAEOLOGY BEFORE THE BIBLE
  • 3102     AFRICAN URBANISM
  • 3151      LIVING WITH ANIMALS: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
  • 3223    GENDER ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 3234    INDIGENOUS PLACE-THOUGHT
  • 3465    WOMEN AND GENDER POLITICS IN THE MUSLIM WORLD
  • 3661     SOUTH ASIA
  • 3663    THE ANCIENT TABLE: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF COOKING
  • 3723    AMERICAN MATERIAL CULTURE
  • 3725    THE POLITICS OF RECOGNITION
  • 3728    ETHNOGRAPHIES OF BLACK LIFE
  • 3803    LANGUAGE MATTERS
  • 3811     TOXIC
  • 3821     NATIVE AMERICA
  • 3823    ARCHAEOLOGY ENGAGED: THE PASTS IN THE PUBLIC EYE
  • 3828    THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF WAR
  • 3829    ABSENT BODIES
  • 3861     ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE ANTHROPOCENE
  • 3878    NEOLIBERAL URBANISM AND THE POLITICS OF EXCLUSION
  • 3879    THE MEDICAL IMAGINARY
  • 3880    LISTENING: AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF SOUND
  • 3888    ECOCRITICISM FOR THE END TIMES
  • 3921     ANTI-COLONIALISM
  • 3933    ARABIA IMAGINED
  • 3939    THE ANIME EFFECT: MEDIA AND TECHNOCULTURE IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN
  • 3947    TEXT, MAGIC, PERFORMANCE
  • 3957    ETHNOGRAPHY OF THE EVERYDAY
  • 3976    THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF SCIENCE
  • 3989    AN INTRODUCTION TO URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY
  • 3993    WORLD ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 4001     THE ANCIENT EMPIRES
  • 4045    TEMPORALITIES: ARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO TIME
  • 4066    HYDROPOLITICS IN MADAGASCAR
  • 4116      SYMPATHY, LIBERALISM, AND THE CONDUCT OF CARE
  • 4118       SETTLER COLONIALISM IN NORTH AMERICA
  • 4143     ACCUSATION
  • 4145     ZORA
  • 4175      WRITING ARCHAEOLOGY
  • 4282    ISLAMIC LAW
  • 4345    NEANDERTHAL ALTERITIES
  • 4378    STRANGE RESONANCES, CLOSE LISTENINGS
  • 4390    BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES
  • 4481     SCIENCE AND ART IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION
  • 4653    ART BEYOND AESTHETICS: DECOLONIZING APPROACHES TO REPRESENTATION