Graduate Catalog 2010-12
work will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
ANTH 401 City Life &
Exploration of the historical and contemporary
development of urban spaces in the United States and Hartford area.
Development of diverse cultural identities through neighborhood,
social and, religious institutions will be examined. Spring. (O)
ANTH 416 Archaeology of
Prereq.: ANTH 150 or permission of instructor. Examines
pre-historic and historic period of Africa via archaeological,
documentary, and oral historical data. Spring. (O)
ANTH 418 New England
Prereq.: ANTH 140 or 150 or permission of
instructor. An examination of the prehistoric people of New England
through analysis of fragmentary remains of their villages, burial
grounds, and trash deposits. Focus will be on sites excavated by the
Anthropology Department at Central Connecticut State University.
ANTH 420 African Diaspora
Prereq.: ANTH 150 or permission of instructor.
Examination of early African diaspora life via analysis of
archaeological remains. Consideration of issues such as diversity of
populations, health and diet, and labor conditions. Spring.
ANTH 424 Peoples and Cultures of
Samples the diversity of African peoples, their cultures
and related social relations. Primary focus on colonial and
contemporary life, African liberation movements, and the influence of
global political economy on life in modern Africa. Fall. (E) [I]
ANTH 425 Human Ecology 3
100-level anthropology course or permission of instructor. Explores
the relationship between humans and their environments. How humans
have changed the face of the earth and to what extent different
environments have influenced human biological and cultural evolution.
Cross listed with AFAM 425. No credit given to students with credit
for AFAM 425 or ANTH 325. Fall. (O)
ANTH 426 People and Cultures of Eastern
A survey of culture in the nations of Eastern Europe
concentrating on their contemporary aspects. Spring. (E) [I]
ANTH 428 Cultures of Latin
Prereq.: ANTH 140 or ANTH 170 or SOC 110. Introduction
to modern and pre-Colombian societies in Latin America. Objectives
include tracing the historical roots of social and economic relations
in Latin America today, and the diverse responses Latin Americans
have made and are making to rapid social change. Cross listed with
LAS 428. No credit given to students with credit for LAS 428. Fall.
ANTH 429 Global India 3
Examination of Indian society and culture considering India's relationship with other world areas. Topics include colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization. Separate requirements for graduate and undergraduate students. Spring (O). [I]
ANTH 450 Archaeological Field School 3
Provides instruction in survey techniques, mapping,
scientific excavation, photographic and laboratory skills and
analysis. Field schools are operated in both historical and
prehistorical archaeology. Enrollment is limited. Send letter of
application to department. May be repeated. Summer.
ANTH 451 Field School in Cultural
Anthropology 3 TO 6
Prereq.: Permission of instructor.
Development of qualitative research skills central to cultural
anthropology through language study, home stays, seminars, speakers,
and excursions. Normally involves travel outside the United States.
ANTH 475 Topics in
Examination of selected topics in Anthropology. May
be repeated under different topics up to 6 credits. Irregular.