ANTHRARC 394 - Undergraduate Seminar in Archaeology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Anthropology, Archaeological (ANTHRARC)
Department: LSA Anthropology
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ANTHRARC 282; and concentration in Anthropology.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Have you ever wondered about the ethical questions facing archaeologists in the world of today? How do archaeologists work with indigenous communities; what are the political implications of archaeologists findings; what can be done to protect the archaeological record against looting and the sale of antiquities? The Undergraduate Seminar in Archaeology discusses the history of American archaeology to understand these ethical questions and to discuss major changes in theoretical perspectives. Students will also learn about the process of doing research in archaeology and professional skills. This class is geared toward seniors interested in archaeology, who have some background in the field. Grades are based on participation in seminar discussions and two written assignments (an annotated bibliography and a research design). Discussions will be based on readings from "Skull Wars" by David Hurst Thomas and course pack materials.

ANTHRARC 394 - Undergraduate Seminar in Archaeology
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001 (SEM)
W 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: (Meets with Anthrarc 398.001)
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