KJ

Kasey Jernigan

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Anthropology
Office location and address
1702 University Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
ANTH 2559: New Course in Anthropology
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of anthropology.
AMST 2559: New Course in American Studies
Credits: 1–4
New Course in subject of American Studies.
ANTH 3240: The Anthropology of Food
Credits: 3
This course approaches food from various social science perspectives, focusing on historically and culturally variable forms of food production, exchange, preparation and consumption as the means through which both individual and social bodies are constructed and reproduced. We examine food and the environment; food and colonialism; the globalization of food and food production; food and identities; and food and bodies.
ANTH 3280: Introduction to Native American Studies: (Mis)Representations
Credits: 3
An intro to the broad field of Native Studies, this class focuses on themes of representation and erasure. We read Indigenous scholars and draw from current events, pop culture, and historical narrative to explore complex relationships between historical and contemporary issues that Indigenous peoples face in the US. We examine the foundations of Native representations and their connections to critical issues in Native communities.
AMST 4500: Fourth-Year Seminar in American Studies
Credits: 3
This seminar is intended to focus study, research, and discussion on a single period, topic, or issue, such as the Great Awakening, the Civil War, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Depression, or the 1960s. Topics vary.
ANTH 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
ANTH 9010: Directed Readings
Credits: 1–12
Directed Readings
ANTH 9020: Directed Readings
Credits: 1–12
Directed Readings