Five new courses added to the ANT Undergraduate Fall 2024 course offerings

April 15, 2024

From data to disability, liberation to doing anthropology, and a unique focus on the future of health and wellbeing of Native Nations, Anthropology’s exciting new undergraduate courses offered for Fall 2024 provides a multifaceted, passionate, and rigorous inquiry into social, technological, and environmental change and the endlessly fascinating question of what it means to be human.

  • ANT 252 Visible/Invisible Worlds: Anthropology in Film and Data with Dr. Jeffrey D. Himpele, Lecturer in Anthropology and Director of the VizE Lab for Ethnographic Data Visualization
  • ANT 261/HUM 262 Differences: The Anthropology of Disability with fellow within the Society of Fellows and a Lecturer in Anthropology, Dr. Timothy Loh
  • ANT 299/ EGR 299/ ENT 299 People Centered: Doing Anthropology with Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Ikaika Ramones
  • ANT 333/ HIS 233/ AMS 432 Indigenous Futures: Health and Wellbeing within Native Nations with Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Ikaika Ramones, and Associate Professor of History, Elizabeth Ellis
  • ANT 362/ HUM 386/ AAS 432 Filming the Future of Liberation with Humanities Council Distinguished Professor with appointments in Anthropology and the Effron Center for the Study of America, Professor Damani J. Partridge

In addition to these five new courses, Anthropology offers an additional sixteen undergraduate courses within the department including courses addressing environment and climate, debt, food and culture, violence and justice, policing and militarization, ethnography of schools and schooling, the behavioral biology of women, gender and the household, in addition to the department’s introductory courses in anthropology. Anthropology’s deep interdisciplinary dialogues are present with the additional seven cross-listed courses available this spring with African Studies, Dance, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Slavic and Near Eastern Studies.

The twenty-eight fall undergraduate anthropology offerings continue to provide students opportunities to explore the connections between ethnography, theory, social engagement, and storytelling that are the hallmark of anthropology.