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Anthropology 3739 Anthropology of Art
Cross-cultural and diachronic consideration of art and art-making in human societies. The arts of hunter-gatherers, simple farmers, and complex societies – today and in the past – are examined in comparative perspective. The ethnography and archaeology of visual arts, music, dance, and body art are brought to bear on the question: is art a human universal?
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Anthropology 1032 and 1034, or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences