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Anthropology 3013 Animals and People
Animals are central to human existence. They provide us with food, clothing, transportation, raw material resources, and companionship. Over the course of human history we have conceived of animals as pets, entertainers, workers, research subjects, ecosystem engineers, symbols, deities, ancestors, and relatives. Draws on ethnographic, archaeological, and Indigenous perspectives to examine the material and ideological roles of animals in human society and the diversity of perspectives on human animal-relations over time and space.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students in any program with 2nd year standing or higher, or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences