3.990 Seminar in Archaeological Method and Theory


Class Info

Designed for undergraduate seniors majoring in Archaeology and Materials. Critical analysis of major intellectual and methodological developments in American archaeology, including evolutionary theory, the "New Archaeology," Marxism, formal and ideological approaches. Explores the use of science and engineering methods to reconstruct cultural patterns from archaeological data. Seminar format, with formal presentations by all students. Non-majors fulfilling all prerequisites may enroll by permission of instructors. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided.

This class has 3.985, 3.986, and 21A.00 as prerequisites.

3.990 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Hosler, H. Lechtman and H. Merrick.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information at the 3.990 Seminar in Archaeological Method and Theory site or on the 3.990 Stellar site.

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