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AN204 – The Body: Anthropological Perspectives

Explores “the body” with emphasis on theoretical biological and cultural anthropological approaches. Topics may include human adaptations, biocultural evolution, categorization and display of bodies; the body as a basis for metaphors, symbols, and images; individual collective (cultural, social, political) bodies; and embodied experience across the life course We interrogate assumptions of a universal human body, in particular through the study of gender, sexual, ethnic and racialized diversity, as related to both inequality and ethics. 1 unit.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2020 Block 8 The Body: Anthropological Perspectives Sarah Hautzinger TBA 25/25 09/16/2019