21A.00 Introduction to Anthropology: Comparing Human Cultures


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Through the comparative study of different cultures, anthropology explores fundamental questions about what it means to be human. Seeks to understand how culture shapes societies, from the smallest island in the South Pacific to the largest Asian metropolis, and affects the way institutions work, from scientific laboratories to Christian mega-churches. Provides a framework for analyzing diverse facets of human experience, such as gender, ethnicity, language, politics, economics, and art.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.00 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by G. Jones.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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