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Anthropology 4737 Material Culture
Examination of the built worlds that enable and constrain human cultural and social life. From everyday objects like cups, houses, and clothes to extraordinary works such as feasts, aqueducts, and skyscrapers, material worlds have framed our lives in culturally constituted ways. Different cultural configurations of materiality and their relation to human social action are considered.
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 B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences