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FIRST SESSION, 2018

ANTH 125 Canine Cultures (3). MAYMESTER. This course introduces anthropology through human-dog relations across time and space. Theories about domestication; canine versus primate cognition and perception; working and service dogs; street dogs; the development and global spread of breeds; impact of human values and politics on dog lives around the world.

ANTH 147 Comparative Healing Systems (3). MAYMESTER. In this course we compare a variety of healing beliefs and practices so that students may gain a better understanding of their own society, culture, and medical system.

ANTH 149 Great Discoveries in Archaeology (3).  MAYMESTER.  This course provides students with a detailed look at some of the most significant archaeological discoveries from around the world, including Neanderthals, Stonehenge, and the Egyptian pyramids.

ANTH 318 Human Growth and Development (3). MAYMESTER. Comparative study of human growth and development from conception through adulthood. Special emphasis on evolutionary, biocultural, ecological, and social factors that influence growth.

ANTH 451 Field School in North American Archaeology (6). May 15 – June 21, 2018.  Permission of the instructor is required. Intensive training in archaeological field methods and techniques. Students participate in the excavation, recovery, recording, and interpretation of archaeological remains. Instruction given in survey, mapping, photography, excavation techniques, flotation recovery, etc.  For further information, contact Professor Vincas Steponaitis (843-5176, vin@unc.edu), Research Laboratories of Archaeology, Alumni Building room 109B, or visit the field school web page at http://rla.unc.edu/teaching/Fieldschool2018/index.html.

ANTH 901 Reading and Research (1-4).

ANTH 915 Reading and Research in Methodology (1-4). Registration with permission of instructor.

ANTH 921 Field Research (3). Registration with permission of instructor.

ANTH 993 Master’s Thesis (Var.). Individual research in a special field under the direction of a member of the department.

ANTH 994 Doctoral Dissertation (Var.).

SECOND SESSION, 2018

ANTH 319 Global Health (3). This class explores some of the historical, biological, economic, medical, and social issues surrounding globalization and health consequences. Late afternoon section, three days per week.

ANTH 423 Written in Bone: CSI and the Science of Death Investigation from Skeletal Remains (3). This course combines laboratory training, field projects, lectures, films, discussion, and student presentations into a course on the science of human skeletal analysis. Students learn the laboratory methods scientists use to study human remains and the role of skeletal analysis in the study of contemporary forensic cases.  To see a video from a previous summer’s course, please click here!  Late afternoon section, three days per week.

ANTH 901 Reading and Research (1-4). Registration with permission of instructor.

ANTH 915 Reading and Research in Methodology (1-4). Registration with permission of instructor.

ANTH 921 Field Research (3). Registration with permission of instructor.

ANTH 993 Master’s Thesis (Var.). Individual research in a special field under the direction of a member of the department.

ANTH 994 Doctoral Dissertation (Var.).