New and Proposed Courses

Proposed Courses for September 2014

ANTH 102 Anthropology: A World of Discovery
     Dr. Erin Gibson     erin.gibson@unbc.ca
ANTH 203 Archaeology of the Americas
     Dr. Farid Rahemtulla     farid.rahemtulla@unbc.ca
ANTH 205 Introduction to Archaeology
     Dr. Farid Rahemtulla     farid.rahemtulla@unbc.ca
ANTH 211 Anthropology Through Film
     Dr. Erin Gibson     erin.gibson@unbc.ca
ANTH 240 The Neandertals
     Dr. Richard Lazenby     richard.lazenby@unbc.ca
ANTH 300 Methods in Social Anthropology
     Dr. Sabina Lautensach     sabina.lautensach@unbc.ca
ANTH 315 Anthropological Theory
     Dr. Erin Gibson     erin.gibson@unbc.ca
ANTH 407 / 607 British Columbia Ethnography
     Dr. Sabina Lautensach     sabina.lautensach@unbc.ca
 ANTH 411 / 611 Human Osteology
     Dr. Richard Lazenby     richard.lazenby@unbc.ca

For full descriptions of all ANTH courses, click on COURSES in the grey, upper left column and select ALL ANTHROPOLOGY COURSES

ANTH 102 A World of Discovery - this course explores what defines the human species.

ANTH 240 The Neandertals - this course examines conceptions and misconceptions of the most enigmatic of our ancestors, the Neandertals.

ANTH 211 Anthropology Through Film - this course will introduce the student to the subject matter and theories of social and cultural anthropology through the extensive use of anthropological and documental film.

Proposed Courses for January 2015

ANTH 200 Biological Anthropology
     Dr. Richard Lazenby     richard.lazenby@unbc.ca
ANTH 206 Ethnography in northern BC
     Dr. Jim McDonald     jim.mcdonald@unbc.ca
ANTH 212 Archaeology of the Old World
     Dr. Farid Rahemtulla     farid.rahemtulla@unbc.ca
ANTH 213 Peoples and Cultures
     Dr. Michel Bouchard     michel.bouchard@unbc.ca
ANTH 298 Anthropology of Death & Dying          ♦NEW
     Dr. Erin Gibson     erin.gibson@unbc.ca
ANTH 304 Kinship and Social Organization
     Dr. Jim McDonald     jim.mcdonald@unbc.ca
ANTH 305 Circumpolar Ethnography
     Dr. Michel Bouchard     michel.bouchard@unbc.ca
ANTH 380 Archaeology of the Mediterranean      ♦NEW
     Dr. Erin Gibson     erin.gibson@unbc.ca
ANTH 409 / 609 Topics in BC Archaeology
     Dr. Farid Rahemtulla     farid.rahemtulla@unbc.ca
ANTH 460 Anthropology Capstone
     Dr. Michel Bouchard     michel.bouchard@unbc.ca

ANTH 298 Anthropology of Death and Dying - this is an exciting new course offered by Dr. Gibson. What is death? What does being dead mean? How is death and dying understood differently around the world? What rituals are performed for the dead and have they changed through time: What do the bodies of the dead tell us about belief of dying and decay?

ANTH 460 Anthropology Capstone - This course engages students in the contemporary methodological and theoretical debates, and ideological challenges that face anthropologists today.


Please note: these courses may be subject to change.