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Summer 2006




ANTH 211  Cultural Anthropology (SS or C)                         3 credits
An introduction to the central concepts and issues in cultural anthropology. The course employs a worldwide comparative perspective that examines topics such as: the concept of culture, cultural-ecological systems and family organization; magic, religion and witchcraft; socialization, personality and mental illness; conflict resolution and warfare. For more information contact donato@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS or C. GDR:Meets S.
[0012] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             DONATO, P
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)
[0013] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             DONATO, P
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (SOND109)


ANTH 297  Selected Topics in Anthropology World                   3 credits
          Language Communities                              
A course designed to expand the cultural awareness of students by introducing them to the study of language in a broad context of historical, political and social issues. Special emphasis is placed on the question of bi- or multi-lingual states and on the explosiveness of the language issue in many regions. Taught in English. Note: Also listed as MLL 230.
          Grade Method: REG
[0014] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             MCCRAY, S
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV145)


ANTH 399  Independent Study                                     1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


ANTH 416  Cyberspace, Culture and Society                         3 credits
The "information super highway," "communications revolution" and "cyberspace" are used to describe the contemporary revolution in human communications. This course will explore the cultural and societal implications of computer-mediated communications (CMC) by addressing such topics and questions as: representations of self and self-identity in cyberspace, interactions in cyberspace, information technology and institutional change, community formation in cyberspace, democracy and collective action in cyberspace, and order and deviance in cyberspace. Throughout the course, contemporary technological advances will be compared and contrasted with the cultural and societal effects of previous technologies, such as the printing press, wireless telephone, television. Note: Also listed as LLC 616, SOCY 416 and SOCY 616. Prerequisites: ANTH 211 or 212 or SOCY 101. For more information contact dmaloneykrichmar@ndm.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0016] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MALONEY-KRICHM
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 241)


ANTH 499  Independent Study                                     1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


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