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Decolonizing Anthropology Theory

Instructor

Bowles

This course examines the theoretical and interpretive perspectives of contemporary anthropologists outside of the US and Europe. Disciplinary issues such as the "crises of representation" alongside the decolonization of the Global South will be explored. Writings that explore the tensions between the universal and particular, theory and practice, power and knowledge and the limits of objectivity and subjectivity will also be discussed.

One of the courses satisfying the Theory requirement for the major in Anthropology.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement.


Prerequisites:

ANT 101 or permission of the instructor.