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Ant 5621 Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic anthropology

Dr. Richard Stepp and Dr. George Aaron Broadwell

This course provides an overview of major ideas and research areas within the subfields of cultural and linguistic anthropology. The objective of the course is to provide a solid foundation for a graduate four-field Anthropology degree. Topics covered include anthropological ethics; knowledge and representation; power; identity; health; the environment; language universals; linguistic relativity; language and social status; language and history; language, power, and endangerment; and the evolution of language.