Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Anthropology
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park AveCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
This is a broad introductory course covering race, language, and culture, both as intellectual concepts and as political realities. Topics include race and culture as explanations of human affairs, the relationship of language to thought, cultural diversity and cultural relativity, and cultural approaches to current crises.
New course in the subject of anthropology.
Topics to be announced prior to each semester, dealing with social and cultural anthropology.
The majors seminars in anthropology offer majors and minors an opportunity to engage deeply with a topic of anthropological concern. Through these courses anthropology students gain experience in doing an independent research project on a topic they care about and produce a significant paper or other major work. Enrollment for majors and minors is preferred.