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.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Spring 2020||Block 8||The Body: Anthropological Perspectives||Sarah Hautzinger||TBA||25/25||09/16/2019|