ANTHRCUL 558 - Current Issues in Sociocultural Anthropology
Section: 003 Body, Text, and Landscape
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
400-level coursework in Anthropology; and graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Spaces, texts, and bodies have increasingly come to be seen as active and constitutive elements of cultural processes, shaping actions and informing social relations. Landscape has emerged as a problematic unifying analytic through which the intersections among these concepts might be understood. Landscapes are seen to come into social life through bodily action and perception and to gain historical substance through textual and archival processes. How have philosophers, social theorists, and anthropologists understood the processes of bodily investment in space? How have they understood the ways landscapes are inscribed with text and rendered into text? In this course, we engage broadly with theoretical works on social space and embodiment, as well as working through recent ethnographic case studies that pay attention to the intersections of body, text, and landscape. The goal is to forge new possibilities for the anthropological engagement with the social lives of material space.

ANTHRCUL 558 - Current Issues in Sociocultural Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
21936
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: (Meets with Anthrcul 202)
002 (SEM)
P
31931
Open
12
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
31932
Open
7
 
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W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
35279
Open
17
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0198280149
Art and agency : an anthropological theory, Author: Gell, Alfred., Publisher: Clarendon Press 2013
Required
ISBN: 9780822350446
The lettered mountain : a peruvian village's way with writing, Author: Frank Salomon and Mercedes Ni?o-Murcia., Publisher: Duke University Press 2011
Required
ISBN: 9780816669974
The road to Botany Bay : an exploration of landscape and history, Author: Paul Carter., Publisher: University of Minnesota Press 1st Univer 2010
Required
ISBN: 0674598555
The sacred routes of Uyghur history, Author: Thum, Rian., Publisher: Harvard University Press 2014
Required
ISBN: 9780226550961
The mapping of New Spain : indigenous cartography and the maps of the relaciones geogra?ficas, Author: Mundy, Barbara E., Publisher: The University of Chicago Press 2000
Required
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