Topics in Anthropology:

Advanced study on themes in anthropology or between anthropology and other disciplines. Examples may involve politics, religion, cognition, folklore, materiality, environment or cultural ecology.

Prerequisite: One previous anthropology course or consent of instructor.

1 unit — Fish, Jabaily, Leza

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AN308 will study the intersection of major medical issues and evolutionary biology. The ability of evolutionary theory to explain disease processes, patient responses, and practical applications to improve patient healthcare will be examined. Topics include pathogens, cancer, reproduction, and mental health.


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 4 Topics in Anthropology: Climate and Human Behavior Topic Details Scott Ingram Barnes Science Center 410 25 / 11 05/26/2022
Fall 2021 Block 4 Topics in Anthropology: Evolutionary Medicine Topic Details Rachel Jabaily, Krista Fish Barnes Science Center 413 32 / 8 05/26/2022
Spring 2022 Block 7 Topics in Anthropology: Biological Basis of Human Social Behavior Topic Details Brandi Wren Barnes Science Center 405 25 / 9 05/26/2022
Fall 2022 Block 4 Topics in Anthropology: Evolutionary Medicine Rachel Jabaily, Krista Fish TBA 32 / 20 05/26/2022
Spring 2023 Block 7 Topics in Anthropology: Vampires, Zombies, and Time-Traveling Turkeys: Settler Colonial Narratives Topic Details Christina Leza TBA 25 / 25 05/26/2022
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