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Courses in Anthropology (ANT)

Lower Division

1. Human Evolutionary Biology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Processes and course of human evolution; primatology; biological and social diversity within Homo sapiens; human paleontology. GE credit: SciEng, Div, Wrt | SE, SL, WE.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

1Y. Human Evolutionary Biology (4)

Web virtual lecture—2 hours; lecture/discussion—1 hour; laboratory/discussion—1 hour. Evolutionary theory and mechanisms of evolution; basic population and quantitative genetics; primatology; biological and cultural diversity within Homo sapiens; paleoanthropology. Students may not take both course 1 and course 1Y for credit. GE credit: SE, WE.—W. (W.) Weaver

2. Cultural Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to cultural diversity and the methods used by anthropologists to account for it. Family relations, economic activities, politics, gender, and religion in a wide range of societies. Current problems in tribal and peasant societies. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

3. Introduction to Archaeology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Development of archaeology as an anthropological study; objectives and methods of modern archaeology. GE credit: SciEng or SocSci, Div | SE or SS, SL.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

4. Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Exploration of the role of language in social interaction and world view, minority languages and dialects, bilingualism, literacy, the social motivation of language change. Introduction of analytical techniques of linguistics and demonstration of their relevance to language in sociocultural issues. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

5. Proseminar in Biological Anthropology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 or course 1Y recommended; and consent of instructor. Course primarily for majors. Integration of related disciplines in the study of biological anthropology through discussion and research projects. Principal emphasis in human adaptation to the environment. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, OL, WE.—Isbell

13. Scientific Method in Physical Anthropology (4)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory/discussion—1 hour; fieldwork—1 hour. Skills for scientific thinking; designing, implementing, analyzing, interpreting, presenting, and criticizing research. Collection and analysis of original data. Basic statistical methods. GE credit: SciEng or SocSci, Wrt | OL, SE, VL, WE.

15. Behavioral and Evolutionary Biology of the Human Life Cycle (5)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Introduction to the biology of birth, childhood, marriage, the family, old age, and death. Examines comparative characteristics of nonhuman primates and other animals as well as cross-cultural variation in humans by study of selected cases. GE credit: SciEng, Div, Wrt | SE, SL, WE.—Crofoot

20. Comparative Cultures (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to the anthropological study of cultural diversity. Case studies of eight societies will be presented to illustrate and compare the distinctive features of major cultural regions of the world. Concludes with a discussion of modernization. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div | ACGH, AH or SS, DD, WC, WE.—Sawyer

23. Introduction to World Prehistory (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Broadly surveys patterns and changes in the human species' physical and cultural evolution from earliest evidence for "humanness" to recent development of large-scale complex societies or "civilizations." Lectures emphasize use of archaeology in reconstructing the past. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

24. Ancient Crops and People (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. The archaeological evidence for domestication of plants and the origins of agricultural societies. Anthropological context of agriculture and the effects on sexual division of labor, social inequality, wealth accumulation, warfare, human health, and sedentism. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Eerkens

25. Ancient Animals and People (2)

Lecture—2 hours. History of human and animal relationships and how animals have influenced social and economic structures of past societies. Why, when and how humans used animals in the context of hunting, domestication, secondary products, ritual, companionship, and conservation. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS.—Darwent, Steele

26. Mummies of the Ancient World (2)

Lecture—2 hours. Archaeological approaches for studying mummies and the process of mummification in the ancient world. Analytical techniques used, environmental factors promoting mummification, and archaeological conservation of mummified bodies. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SS, WC.—F. Eerkens

28. Prehistoric Origins of Art (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Interdisciplinary look at the earliest evidence for art and symbolic behavior. Method and techniques to investigate Prehistoric art. Interpretative framework and relevance for understanding the role of symbolic activities in traditional societies. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS.—Zwyns

29. Vikings (2)

Lecture—2 hours. History of the Vikings through the Slavic and Mediterranean regions in the East and across the vast North Atlantic region to the west. Emphasis on archaeology and sagas to understand Viking culture from the 8th to 11th centuries. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SS, WC.—S. (S.) Darwent

30. Sexualities (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Introduction to the study of sexuality, particularly to the meanings and social organization of same-sex sexual behavior across cultures and through time. Biological and cultural approaches will be compared, and current North American issues placed in a wider comparative context. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div | ACGH, AH or SS, DD, WC.—Donham

32. Drugs, Science and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Drugs, politics, science, society in a cultural perspective: emphasis on roles of science, government and the media in shifting attitudes toward alcohol, marijuana, Prozac and other pharmaceuticals; drug laws, war on drugs and global trade in sugar, opium, cocaine. (Same course as Science and Technology Studies 32.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, VL, WE.—Dumit

34. Cultures of Consumerism (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; term paper. Aspects of modern consumer cultures in capitalist and socialist countries. Transformations of material cultures over the past century. Case studies on the intersections of gender, class, and culture in everyday consumption practices. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC.

50. Evolution and Human Nature (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Evolutionary analyses of human nature, beginning with Lamarck, Darwin, Spencer and contemporaries, and extending through social Darwinism controversies to contemporary evolutionary anthropology research on human diversity in economic, mating, life-history, and social behavior. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng or SocSci, Div, Wrt | SE or SS, SL, WE.

54. Introduction to Primatology (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Basic survey of the primates as a separate order of mammals; natural history and evolution of primates; consideration of hypotheses for their origin. GE credit: SciEng | SE, SL, WE.—S. (S.) Isbell

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Lower Division Students (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

100. Theory in Social-Cultural Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Discussion of the theoretical and philosophical developments in cultural anthropology from the 19th century to the present. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 137. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WE.—F. (F.) Donham

101. Ecology, Nature, and Society (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or 2 or Environmental Science & Policy 30 or Evolution and Ecology 100 or Biological Sciences 101 recommended. Interdisciplinary study of diversity and change in human societies, using frameworks from anthropology, evolutionary ecology, history, archaeology, psychology, and other fields. Topics include population dynamics, subsistence transitions, family organization, disease, economics, warfare, politics, and resource conservation. (Same course as Environmental Science and Policy 101.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Borgerhoff, Mulder

103. Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resource Conservation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or Geology 1 or Environmental Science and Policy 30 recommended. Integration of the interests of resident and indigenous peoples with the conservation of natural resources and ecosystems, using case study examples from both the developing and the developed world. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 121N. (Former course 121N.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | ACGH, DD, OL, SS, WC, WE.—Mulder

104N. Cultural Politics of the Environment (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Relationship between social inequality (based on race, class, and/or gender) and ecological degradation. Articulation of local peoples, national policy, and the international global economy in the contestation over the use of environmental resources. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 134N. (Former course 134N.) GE credit: SocSci, Div | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.—Sawyer

105. Evolution of Societies and Cultures (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or 2 or Environmental Science and Policy 30 or Evolution and Ecology 100 or Biological Sciences 101 recommended. Interdisciplinary study of social and cultural evolution in humans. Culture as a system of inheritance, psychology of cultural learning, culture as an adaptive system, evolution of maladaptations, evolution of technology and institutions, evolutionary transitions in human history, coevolution of genetic and cultural variation. Only two units of credit to students who have completed Environmental Science and Policy 101 or course 101 prior to fall 2004. (Same course as Environmental Science and Policy 105.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | QL, SS, WC, WE.

109. Visualization in Science: A Critical Introduction (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or Science & Technology Studies 1 or Science & Technology Studies 20 recommended. Anthropological approaches to scientific visualization techniques, informatics, simulations. Examination of different visualization techniques toward understanding the work involved in producing them, critical assessment of their power and limits, especially when visualizations are used socially to make claims. (Same course as Science & Technology Studies 109.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS, VL, WE.—Dumit

110. Language and Sociocultural Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. The role of language analysis and linguistic theory in the development of sociocultural anthropology. Language, culture, and thought; the linguistic accomplishment of social action; language ideology; language and social power. Language as cultural mediator of politicoeconomic process. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

117. Language and Society (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 4 or Linguistics 1 recommended; course 2 recommended. Consideration of language in its social context. Methods of data collection and analysis; identification of socially significant linguistic variables. Contributions of the study of contextualized speech to linguistic theory. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

120. Language and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 4 or Linguistics 1 recommended; course 2 recommended. Culture, cognition, meaning, and interpretation; language and the classification of experience; communication and learning in crosscultural perspective. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.

121. Special Topics in Medical Anthropology (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Introduction to critical medical anthropology. Topics include anthropological analysis of bio-medicine, psychiatry, systems of knowledge and healing, the body, emotions, and clinical encounters in a cross-cultural perspective. (Same course as Science and Technology Studies 121.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Giordano

122A. Economic Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Varieties of production, exchange, and consumption behavior in precapitalist economies, their interaction with culture and social-political organization, and the theories that account for these phenomena. The effects of capitalism on precapitalist sectors. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 122. (Former course 122.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.

122B. Anthropology and Political Economy (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Survey of anthropological approaches to the study of political organizations; inter-relationships among political institutions, economic infrastructures and cultural complexity. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 123A. (Former course 123A.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

123AN. Resistance, Rebellion, and Popular Movements (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Analysis of popular protest in Third World and indigenous societies ranging from covert resistance to national revolts. Comparative case studies and theories of peasant rebellions, millenarian movements, social bandits, Indian "wars", ethnic and regional conflicts, gender and class conflicts. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 123B. (Former course 123B.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WC, WE.

124. Religion in Society and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2. Discussion of anthropological theories of religion with emphasis on non-literate societies. Survey of shamanism, magic and witchcraft, ritual and symbols, and religious movements. Extensive discussion of ethnographic examples and analysis of social functions of religious institutions. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | AH or SS, WC, WE.

125A. Structuralism and Symbolism (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2. Survey of anthropological approaches to understanding the logic of structuralism and symbolism in cultural analysis. Focus on how structural and symbolic interpretations relate to cultural and linguistic universals and to the philosophical basis of relativism in the social sciences. (Former course 125.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div | SS, WC, WE.

125B. Postmodernism(s) and Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. The U.S.-European postmodern condition. "Modernity" as an incomplete project for subordinated groups. The economic, social, technological and political conditions leading to postmodern aesthetics, in comparison with postcolonialism, feminism and minority discourse. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

126A. Anthropology of Development (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Theories of development and current critiques. Colonial legacies and post-colonial realities. Roles of the state and NGOs, population migrations, changing gender identities, cash-earning strategies, and sustainability issues. Stresses importance of cultural understandings in development initiatives. Case studies emphasizing non-industrial societies. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 126. (Former course 126.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Smith

126B. Women and Development (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Current Third World and Western development issues concerning women in agriculture, industry, international division of labor, political movements, revolutions, politics of health, education, family and reproduction. Impact of colonialism, capitalism, the world system, and international feminism on women and development. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 131. (Former course 131.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Su. (Su.) 

127. Urban Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or consent of instructor. Survey of approaches to urban living: political structures, organization of labor, class relations, world views. The evolution of urban life and its contemporary dilemmas. Cross-cultural comparisons discussed through case studies. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Srinivas, Zhang

128A. Kinship and Social Organization (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Comparative examination of personal kinship, descent, marriage, household and family organizations; the theories that account for variation, and recent advances in the treatment of these data. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 128. (Former course 128.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

128B. Self, Identity, and Family (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Exploration of self, identity, and family systems cross-culturally. Impact of class, gender, race, ethnicity, ruralization, urbanization, and globalization on notions of selfhood in different social/cultural systems. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 129. (Former course 129.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

129. Health and Medicine in a Global Context (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Recent works in medical anthropology and the science studies of medicine dealing with social and cultural aspects of global health issues such as AIDS, pandemics, clinical trials, cultural differences in illnesses, diabetes, organ trafficking, medical technologies, illness narratives, and others. (Same course as Science and Technology Studies 129.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Dumit

130A. Cultural Dimensions of Globalization (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. The cultural dimensions of recent economic and political developments frequently termed "globalization." Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

130BN. Migration and the Politics of Place and Identity (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Internal and international migration from an anthropological perspective, including causes, processes, and political, economic, and cultural effects of spatial mobility and displacement. Emphasizes the interplay of identity, place, and power in diverse cultural and historical contexts. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 123D. (Former course 123D.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

131. Ecology and Politics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Analysis of the complex interactions between ecological dynamics and political processes employing the emerging approach of political ecology. Case studies of environmental degradation (e.g., desertification, logging, mineral extraction, petroleum, water) from various cultural and geographic regions. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div | SS.

132. Psychological Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. History of the relationship between anthropology and psychoanalysis. Exploration of anthropology of emotions, colonial psychology, contemporary ethno-psychiatry, studies on personhood, possession, magic, altered states, subjectivity, and definitions of the normal and the pathological in different contexts and cultures. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Giordano

134. Buddhism in Global Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Class size limited to 50 students. Buddhist meditation and ritual as a cultural system that adapts to global and local forces of change. Anthropological theory and method in understanding global culture transmission, including Buddhist reform movements in Asia and Buddhist practice in the West. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | AH or SS, WC, WE.—Klima

136. Ethnographic Film (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Overview of the use of film in anthropology and its advantages and limitations in comparison to written ethnographic descriptions. Essential features of ethnographic films. Film production in anthropological research and problems encountered in producing films in the field. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | SS, VL, WC, WE.

137. Meditation and Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Class size limited to 50 students. Study and practice of the relation between meditation and cultural conditioning; comparison of Buddhist practice with other cultural constructions of mind, body, brain, thought, emotion, and self.—Klima

138. Ethnographic Research Methods in Anthropology (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Basic concepts in and approaches to ethnographic field research. Problem formulation, research design, qualitative and quantitative data collection procedures, and techniques for organizing, retrieving, and analyzing information. Ethnographic description and constructed inference. Students will organize and conduct individual research projects. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WC, WE.—de la Cadena

139AN. Race, Class, Gender Systems (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Comparative analysis of class/race/gender inequality, concentrating on the ways in which beliefs about descent, "blood," and biological difference interact with property and marital systems to affect the distribution of power in society. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 139. (Former course 139.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.—de la Cadena

139BN. Gender and Sexuality (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Gender and sexuality in foraging bands, horticultural and pastoral tribes, agricultural and industrial states. Debates on cultural evolution and distribution of gender hierarchies. Impact of politics, economics, religion, social practices, women's movements on gender and sexuality. Culture, nature, and sexuality. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 130. (Former course 130.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WC, WE.

140A. Cultures and Societies of West and Central Africa (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Ethnographic survey of West Africa and Congo Basin with analyses of representative societies which illustrate problems of general theoretical concern. Major consideration will be the continuities and discontinuities between periods prior to European contact and the present. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

140B. Cultures and Societies of East and South Africa (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Ethnographic survey of Eastern and Southern Africa with analyses of selected societies which illustrate problems of interest to anthropologists. Major consideration will be given to continuities and discontinuities between periods prior to European contact and the present. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Donham

141B. Ethnography of California and the Great Basin (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended; consent of instructor. Description and analysis of the native peoples of California and the Great Basin, and their lifeways at the time of European contact. (Former course 141C.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WE.—Bettinger

141C. People of the Arctic: Contemporary and Historic Cultures of the Circumpolar Region (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or 3 recommended. Social, economic, political, and religious lives of Russian, American, Canadian, and Greenlandic Arctic people (Yup'ik, Ińupiat, Inuit). Topics include Arctic ecosystems, archaeological record of human occupation, ethnohistorical and ethnographic accounts, arctic people in popular culture, and contemporary issues. Offered in alternate years.—F. Darwent

142. Peoples of the Middle East (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Peoples of the Middle East (including North Africa). Discussions of class relations, kinship organization, sex/gender systems, religious beliefs and behavior, ethnic relations, political systems. Impact of world systems, political and religious movements and social change. (Former course 136.) GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

143A. Ethnology of Southeast Asia (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Patterns of culture and social organization from prehistory to the present, in the context of historical, ecological, economic, and political settings. Emphasis on the relation of ethnic minorities to national states. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

144. Contemporary Societies and Cultures of Latin America (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2. Introduction to contemporary social structure of Latin America. Origins, maintenance and changes in inequality: economic responses to poverty, sociocultural responses to discrimination, and political responses to powerlessness. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—de la Cadena

145. Performance, Embodiment, and Space in South Asia (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 2 or consent of instructor. South Asian cultures and societies with a focus on performance, embodiment, and space from several disciplinary fields. Topics may include colonialism, nationalism, religious traditions, media, popular culture, cities, social movements, modernity, body-cultures, identity, gender, and diasporas. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | AH or SS, WC, WE.—Srinivas

146N. Topics in the Anthropology of Europe (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Recent ethnographies of different nation-states and socio-political spaces in Europe. Topics include the question of old and new boundaries, historical and contemporary constructions of Europe, migration and ethnicity, citizenship, belonging, multiculturalism, and post/socialisms. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt |  SS, WC, WE.—Giordano

148A. Culture and Political Economy in Contemporary China (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Examining contemporary Chinese culture and political economy through reading ethnographic studies on recent transformations in rural and urban Chinese society. Special attention is given to state power, popular culture, spatial mobility, city space, and gender. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Zhang

149A. Traditional Japanese Society (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 recommended. Patterns of culture and social organization from prehistoric to early twentieth-century Japan. Origins, prehistory, and traditional religious and political systems, marriage and kinship, language and culture. Changes and continuities in traditional and contemporary Japanese culture are addressed. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.

149B. Contemporary Japanese Society (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Introduction to contemporary Japanese social structure, social organization, and patterns of culture. Analysis of rural-urban cultural continuities and contrasts, class relations, political and economic systems, kinship, sex/gender systems, contemporary religious beliefs and behavior, conflict, consensus, and cultural stereotypes. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Shibamoto-Smith

151. Primate Evolution (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2B or Biological Sciences 2C or Evolution and Ecology 10 recommended. Origin and relationships of the prosimians, monkeys, and apes. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, WE.—S. (S.) Isbell

152. Human Evolution (5)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 recommended. Nature and results of the evolutionary processes involved in the formation and differentiation of humankind. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, WE.—W. (W.) Zwyns

153. Human Biological Variation (5)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2B recommended. Origin, adaptive significance and methods of analysis of genetic differences among human populations. Special attention given to racial differences such as those in blood groups, plasma proteins, red cell enzymes, physiology, morphology, pigmentation and dermatoglyphics. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | QL, SE, WE.—D. G. Smith

154A. The Evolution of Primate Behavior (5)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 or 54 or Evolution and Ecology 10 recommended. Examines ecological diversity and evolution of social systems of prosimians, monkeys, and apes, placing the social behavior of the primates in the context of appropriate ecological and evolutionary theory. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | SE, VL, WE.—F. (F.) Isbell

154B. Primate Evolutionary Ecology (5)

Lecture—3 hours; lecture/discussion—1 hour; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 or Evolution and Ecology 10 recommended. Examination of the ecology of primates within an evolutionary framework. Theoretical concepts in individual, population, and community ecology, illustrated with primate (and other vertebrate) examples, with additional discussion of primate and rainforest conservation. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | QL, SE, WE.

154C. Behavior and Ecology of Primates (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 54, 154A, or 154BN; Statistics 13 or its equivalent. Scientific methods of studying, describing and analyzing the behavior and ecology of primates. (P/NP grading only.) Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SE.—S. (S.) Crofoot

154CL. Laboratory in Primate Behavior (4)

Laboratory—6 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 54, 154A, or 154BN; Statistics 13 or its equivalent. Design and conduct of scientific "field studies" of the behavior of group-living primates at the California National Primate Research Center Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | OL, SE, WE.—S. (S.) Crofoot

156A. Human Osteology (4)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or course 1Y recommended. Not open to students who have previously completed course 156. Human skeleton from archaeological, forensic, and paleontological perspectives, including anatomical nomenclature, variation with sex and age, function, evolution, growth, and development of bones and teeth. Hands-on study and identification of human skeletal remains. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—F. (F.) Weaver

156B. Advanced Human Osteology (4)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 156A or equivalent. Not open to students who have previously completed course 156. Human skeletons from archaeological, forensic, and paleontological contexts. Bone and tooth structure, growth, and development; measurement, statistics, and biomechanics; assessment of age, sex, weight, height, and ancestry; and indicators of illness, injuries, diet, and activities. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—S. (S.) Weaver

157. Anthropological Genetics (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2C recommended. Method and theory of genetic and genomic analysis of molecular evolution of human and non-human primate populations. Special attention to the molecular evolutionary transition to humans and genetic differences among extant human populations and their adaptive significance. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE.—D. G. Smith

157L. Laboratory in Anthropological Genetics (2)

Lecture—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2C recommended; enrolled in course 157 concurrently or following. Methods for identifying genetic variation in human blood group antigens, serum proteins and red cell enzymes (hemaglutination), general electrophoresis on starch, cellulose acetate and polyacrylamide, immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis on agarase. (P/NP grading only.) Offered irregularly. GE credit: QL, SE.—D. G. Smith

158. The Evolution of Females and Males: Biological Perspective (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 recommended. Current theoretical frameworks for explaining the evolution of sex differences and for understanding the interrelationship between biological processes and cultural construction of gender roles. GE credit: SciEng, Div, Wrt | OL, WE.

159. Molecular Anthropology of Native America (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 1 or Biological Sciences 2B; or consent of instructor. Use of DNA and other genetic polymorphisms to test hypotheses regarding genetic relationships among different Native American tribal groups and about prehistoric population replacements and migrations to and within the Americas. Integration with craniometric, archaeological, paleoenvironmental, linguistic and ethnohistorical evidence. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE.

160. Neandertals and Modern Human Origins (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or course 1Y or equivalent recommended. Origins, evolution, and disappearance of Neandertals. Emergence of humans like us in both anatomy and behavior. Interpretation of the fossil and archaeological records of Europe and Africa. Genetics of living and fossil humans. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—Weaver

170. Archeological Theory and Method (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Introduction to history and development of archeological theory and method, with particular emphasis on the basic dependence of the latter on the former. Stress is on historical development of archaeology in the New World. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WE.—W. (W.) 

172. New World Prehistory: The First Arrivals (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Survey of data relating to the peopling of the New World. Cultural adaptation and development of early inhabitants of North and South America. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Darwent

173. New World Prehistory: Archaic Adaptations (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended; consent of instructor. Introduction to and survey of prehistoric hunting and gathering adaptations across North America with particular emphasis on the East, Southeast, Midwest, Plains, Southwest, and Northwest. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WE.

174. European Prehistory (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Survey of the prehistory of Europe from its earliest human inhabitants, to the Neandertals and first modern humans, and through early agricultural and complex societies. Analysis and interpretation of the European archaeological record for understanding human dispersals into Europe. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WC, WE.—Steele

175. Andean Prehistory: Archaeology of the Incas and their Ancestors (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Prehistory of the Andean region, especially Peru, from the earliest hunting and gathering societies through the Inca. Focus on the use of archaeological data to reconstruct ancient human adaptations to the varied Andean environments. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WC, WE.—Eerkens

176. Prehistory of California and the Great Basin (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended; consent of instructor. Description and analysis of the prehistoric peoples of California and the Great Basin from earliest times to European contact. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, DD, SS, WE.—Eerkens

177. African Prehistory (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Survey of prehistory of Africa from early human ancestors, through modern human origins, and into early agricultural and complex societies and the Bantu expansion. Analysis and interpretation of the African archaeological record, incorporating human paleontology and genetics. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WC, WE.—Steele

178. Hunter-Gatherers (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Study and interpretation of the ancient and modern lifeway in which peoples support themselves with primitive technologies and without benefit of domesticated plants and animals. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci, Div, Wrt | SS, WC, WE.—Bettinger

179. Asian Prehistory (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Survey of the prehistory of Asia from the earliest human occupations to the rise of complex societies. Special focus on fossil and archeological records. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci.—Zwyns

180. Zooarcheology (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion/laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 1 or course 3 recommended. Restricted to junior or senior standing. Theories and methods for studying animal skeletal remains from archaeological sites. Identification and quantification of zooarchaeological material, cultural and natural processes affecting animal bones pre- and postburial, and use of faunal remains for determining past human diets and past environments. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—W. (W.) Darwent, Steele

181. Field Course in Archeological Method (9)

Lecture—6 hours; daily field investigation. Prerequisite: course 3. On-site course in archeological methods and techniques held at a field location in the western United States, generally California or Nevada. Introduces basic methods of archeological survey, mapping, and excavation. GE credit: SciEng | SE.—Su. (Su.)

182. Archaeometry (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Scientific techniques used to study the chemical and physical properties of archaeological materials. Types of anthropological questions that can be addressed with different methods. Preparation and analysis of archaeological materials. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SciEng | QL, SE, VL, WE.—Eerkens

183. Laboratory in Archeological Analysis (4)

Lecture—2 hours; laboratory—6 hours. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended; consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Museum preparation, advanced field investigation, and guidance in preparation of museum material for publication. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. Offered irregularly. GE credit: SciEng, Wrt | OL, QL, SE, WE.

184. Prehistoric Technology: The Material Aspects of Prehistoric Adaptation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Examination of the role of lithic, ceramic, textile and wooden implements as elements in prehistoric survival and development. Emphasis is descriptive, but the significance of material resources as factors in prehistoric adaptation, settlement patterns, and culture change are discussed. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS, WE.—Eerkens

185. Lithic Analysis (4)

Lecture/laboratory—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 3 recommended. Basic concepts of lithic analysis. General introduction on the place of stone tool technology in the archeological record. Physics, terminology and methodological concepts behind the study of stone tools. Review of the development of stone tool technology from its emergence. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | SS.—Zwyns

186A. Museum Studies: Analysis of Native American Basketry (4)

Lecture/laboratory—3 hours; discussion/laboratory—1 hour. Class size limited to 25 students. Study of ethnographic and prehistoric basketry from North America, especially California and Oregon, in a multidisciplinary anthropological context. Techniques for basketry attribution and textile analysis. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | ACGH, AH or SS, DD, OL, VL, WE.—F. (F.) Bettinger

191. Topics in Anthropology (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing in anthropology. Intensive treatment of a special anthropological topic or problem. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs.

192. Internship in Anthropology (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours. Prerequisite: Upper division standing; consent of instructor. Work experience off and on campus in all subject areas offered in the Department of Anthropology under the supervision of a member of the faculty. Limited to Anthropology majors. May be repeated for a total of 12 units including 192 courses taken in other departments. (P/NP grading only.)

194H. Special Study for Honors Students (1-5)

Prerequisite: open only to majors of senior standing who qualify for honors program. Independent study of an anthropological problem involving the writing of an honors thesis. May be repeated for a total of 12 units. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: WC.

197T. Tutoring in Anthropology (1-5)

Tutorial—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing with major in Anthropology and consent of Department Chairperson. Leading of small voluntary discussion groups affiliated with one of the department's regular courses. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

200. History of Anthropology (4)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours; term paper. Historical development of socio-cultural theory within anthropology, from mid-19th to mid-20th Centuries. Focus on original theory texts in context of historical developments in the field as a whole. Offered in alternate years.

201. Critical Readings in Ethnography (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate student in Anthropology or consent of instructor. Critical readings of selected ethnographies that examine a wide range of important topics and analytical issues in social and cultural anthropology. Emphasis on how and why ethnographic writing has changed over time and its relationship with contemporary theoretical explorations.—F. (F.) Zhang

202. History and Theory of Biological Anthropology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. History of thought in biological anthropology and analysis of major theoretical problems in the field. Suggested for all first-year graduate students lacking intensive preparation in biological anthropology.—Weaver

203. History and Theory of Archaeology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Generally restricted to graduate students; outstanding undergraduates with extensive training in archaeology with consent of instructor. History of archaeology and archaeological theory and analysis of archaeological research methodology.—F. (F.) Bettinger

204. Contemporary Issues in Anthropological Theory (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 2, 137 or consent of instructor. Advanced consideration of fundamental issues in anthropological theory. Emphasis on critical examination of major contemporary debates between proponents of competing theories.

205. History and Theory in Anthropological Linguistics (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. History of thought in anthropological linguistics. Consideration of the historical development of fundamental ideas in anthropological linguistics, of major theoretical issues, and of research methodology.

206. Research Design and Method in Social Anthropology (5)

Seminar—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Formulation of research problems and preparation of research proposals; relationships between theory and method, funding, pre-fieldwork preparations, entering the community, field research techniques, and problems of ethics; intensive work on proposal writing. May be repeated one time for credit.—S. (S.) 

207. Ethnographic Writing (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: courses 137, 201, or the equivalent. Relationship between conducting participant observation of others and writing it up, emphasizing the processual rift between the reality of fieldwork and its written representation. Study of various literary genres and textual strategies used in cultural anthropology. May be repeated for credit.

210. Aspects of Culture Structure (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Analysis of various phases of culture, such as religion, economics, law, and folklore. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

211. Advanced Topics in Cultural Ecology (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: Environmental Science and Policy/Anthropology 133, graduate standing in Anthropology or Ecology. Topics of current analytical and methodological importance in cultural ecology. Examination of general issues in cultural ecology through study of human response to and influence on climate. (Same course as Ecology 211.)

212. Political Ecology (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Interdisciplinary seminar evaluating contributions from ecological anthropology, political economy, cultural constructivism, postmodernism, and feminism towards development of theories of political ecology. Historical relationships between local/global power structures, environmental degradation, and resistance movements. Case studies of desertification, deforestation, mining, conservation, development.

216. Problems in Archeological Method (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Techniques for analyzing archeological data; application to various prehistoric cultures. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.—Darwent, Steele

217. Quantitative Modeling in Archaeology (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Examination of the nature of archaeological data with a focus on the quantitative and statistical techniques available to model, analyze, display, and make sense of such data. Offered irregularly.—Eerkens

218. Topics in New World Prehistory (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Advanced study on current problems in New World Prehistory and archaeology. May be repeated for credit only if material is unique for that student and with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. Offered irregularly.—Darwent, Eerkens

219. Topics in Old World Prehistory (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Advanced study on current problems in Old World prehistory and archaeology. May be repeated for credit only if material is unique for that student and with consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. Offered irregularly.—Steele, Zwyns

220. Field Course in Linguistics (4)

Seminar—2 hours; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: courses 110, 111. Techniques of eliciting, recording, and analyzing; work with a native speaker.

221. Rural Transformation in Postcolonial Societies (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: courses 223, 265, or consent of instructor. Problems of rural transformation arising out of political and economic interaction between national elites and rural regional and local populations under varying conditions of induced change in postcolonial societies. Attention will be given to the implications of this interaction for rapid economic growth. May be repeated for credit.

222. Cities and Citizenship (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing; consent of instructor. Explores the nature of modern cities, urban socioeconomic life, and urban culture and politics from an anthropological perspective.—F. (F.) Zhang

223. Economic Anthropology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 122 or consent of instructor. Selected current methodological and theoretical problems in the analysis of nonindustrial economic systems.

224. Problems in Comparative Religion (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Advanced study of current problems in the anthropological study of religion.

225. State and Nation in the Modern World (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. A presentation of current anthropological theories of the origins and nature of the modern nation-state in both the First and Third Worlds, with special reference to state ideology (nationalism) and forms of control.

226. Consciousness and Resistance (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: completion of first-year graduate work or consent of instructor. Consideration of approaches to the study of social inequality, and responses of subordinated groups. Emphasis on situating approaches to contemporary social theory, concrete research problems, and political strategies. Topics: formation of consciousness and identity; collective action, accommodation to frontal resistance.

228. Culture and Power (4)

Seminar—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Exploration of one of the core paradigms within contemporary anthropological inquiry, "culture and power." Focus on how distinct theoretical perspectives—Marxism, post-Marxism, structuralism, post-structuralism, and feminism—have examined the mutually constitutive nature of culture and power.—W. (W.) Sawyer

229. Gender, Identity, and Self (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Intersections of gender, identity, and selfhood cross-culturally and historically. How the self is feminized and masculinized, and interfaces with sexual, race, class, work, national, minority, and majority identities under different historical, cultural, and social structural conditions. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.—W. (W.) Joseph

230. Family Systems and Reproduction: Theory and Comparisons (4)

Lecture—1.5 hours; seminar—1.5 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing in one of the social sciences including History. Comparative examination of family systems in historical context and of reproductive behaviors and strategizing. A major theme is how family-system norms specify the relative desirability of differently configured offspring sets. Cases are drawn from Western Europe and South and East Asia.

232. Political Movements (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: completion of first-year graduate work recommended. An interdisciplinary approach to political movements of protest, reform, and revolution emphasizing historical comparison and evaluation of major theoretical approaches including world systems, resource mobilization, state and culture, rational choice, moral economy, social class and gender.

239. Problems in African Society and Culture (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Diachronic analyses of traditional institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

241. Topics in North American Ethnology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Advanced study on current problems in North American ethnography and culture history. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

245. Ethnology of Northern and Central Asia (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: a reading knowledge of German, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese. Lectures on the culture aboriginally found north of the Caucasus-Korea line. Supervised study of the primary and secondary sources. Work with informants when available.

246. Ethnology of Europe (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: reading knowledge of a European language other than English. Supervised study of the primary and secondary sources dealing with the ethnography and ethnology of the peoples of Europe. Emphasis upon folk, peasant, and minority groups.

248. Topics in Chinese Culture and Society (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the social sciences, history, or the humanities. Selected topics in the anthropology of Chinese society. Focus on one or more of the following topics: state-society dynamics, family and gender, city formation and urban life, social movement, labor politics, and religion and ideology in Chinese society. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.

250. Behavioral Ecology of Primates (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 154A (may be taken concurrently) or the equivalent, graduate standing. Concepts, issues, and hypotheses in primate behavioral ecology, with emphasis on the social and ecological determinants and consequences of variation in social organization for individuals. Offered in alternate years.—Isbell

252. Human Evolution Seminar (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 152 or the equivalent; consent of instructor. Study of selected topics in human evolutionary studies. Each year course will focus on one or more of the following: molecular evolution, primate evolutionary biology, Tertiary hominoids, Australopithecus, Homo erectus, archaic Homo sapiens, brain evolution. May be repeated for credit.—S. (S.) Weaver, Zwyns

253. Seminar in Human Biology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 153, 157, or consent of instructor. Study of selected topics in human biology. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Offered irregularly.—W. (W.) D. G. Smith

254. Current Issues in Primate Sociobiology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 154B or the equivalent. Analysis of primate behavior, with particular emphasis on preparation for field studies. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.—Crofoot, Isbell

256. Primate Conservation Biology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 154, graduate standing or upper division undergraduate with consent of instructor. Class size limited to 10 students. Application of understanding of primate biology to conservation of primates and their habitat. Topics include evolutionary anthropology, behavioral ecology, biogeography, macroecology, population biology, and socio-ecology of primates. May be repeated one time for credit if term paper differs. (S/U grading only.) Offered irregularly.

261. Modeling the Evolution of Social Behavior (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive problem solving. Prerequisite: Mathematics 16C or the equivalent or consent of instructor. Tools and topics in modeling the evolution of social behavior in humans and other animals. Game theory, basic population genetics, animal conflict, altruism, reciprocity, signaling, and group selection.

262. Evolution and Human Behavior (4)

Discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Exploration of the links between behavioral ecological theory and human cultural variation, focusing on reproduction, marriage, parental investment and family structure; implications of evolutionary theory for social organization in human communities, historical and contemporary. Offered in alternate years.—Borgerhoff, Mulder

263. Human Applications of Foraging Theory (4)

Discussion—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Foraging theory models and their use in ethnographic and archaeological analyses of human behavior, with a focus on hunter-gathers and resource selection, patch use, population and habitat, central places, sharing, stochastic processes, population dynamics, and conservation behavior. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 258. Offered irregularly.

265. Language, Performance, and Power (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor. Exploration of the intersection between linguistic and social theories in the language-state relation and the performance of identity. Ideological sources of language differentiation; nation-building and linguistic difference. Political economic, sociolinguistic, and ethnographic approaches to understanding linguistic inequality. (Same course as Linguistics 265.) Offered in alternate years.—Shibamoto-Smith

270. Anthropology Colloquium Seminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Reports and discussions of recent advances in the four subfields of anthropology. To be presented by guest speakers. May be repeated two times for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

280. Current Anthropology Journal Editorial Workshop (4)

Workshop—1 hour; independent study—3 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Students must enroll for all three quarters. Reading and offering workshop critiques of manuscripts submitted for publication, and reading and discussion of other relevant work in anthropology and human ecology. Track and edit published comments and authors' replies that accompany major features. Participation in the development of new sections for the electronic edition of the journal, including a "news and views" section and a debate section. (Same course as Ecology 280.) May be repeated up to 12 units for credit with consent of instructor.

291. Advanced Topics in Human Behavioral Ecology (4)

Discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 261, 262, or 263, or comparable experience in anthropology or related disciplines and consent of instructor. Topically focused, critical discussion of current and emerging research in the field of human behavioral ecology, giving special attention to theory, concepts, models, and methods for the evolutionary analysis of ethnographic and archaeological evidence. May be repeated one time for credit if topic differs.

292. Seminar in Linguistic Anthropology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Selected topics in linguistic anthropology. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.

298. Group Study (1-4)

(S/U grading only.)

299. Research (1-12)

(S/U grading only.)

299D. Dissertation Research (1-12)

(S/U grading only.)

Professional

390. Teaching Anthropology (4)

Seminar—3 hours; practice—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing in Anthropology or closely related discipline. Intellectual and practical elements of college teaching in the field of Anthropology, from curriculum design and the syllabus through grading and course evaluations, including classroom and information technology methods, and problems and rewards of teaching in higher education. Offered in alternate years.

396. Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4)

Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S.

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