Courses

16:070:528 Explanation in Anthropology

3 credits
Course Description: Analysis of modes of explanation used in anthropological studies, with consideration of such issues as holism versus individualism; essentialism versus nominalism; action explanations and other explanations; generalization and particularism; and the problem of other cultures and other periods.

Most Recent Syllabus:
Spring 2003, McCay and Vayda

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Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 2021 Office Hrs.
Monday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Virtual
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Graduate Director -
on leave July 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022
Erin Vogel
Email - Erin Vogel

Acting Graduate Director -
from July 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022
Zeynep G├╝rsel
Email - Zeynep Gursel
Fall 2021 Office Hrs. Wed. 2-4 pm RAB 304

Graduate Assistant
Lobna Elberri
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