Archaeology: Early Societies & Culture

NOT OPEN TO PRECOLLEGE STUDENTS

Introduces contemporary archaeology, its theories, practices, and early societies and cultures. Examines current methodological and theoretical viewpoints of archaeological scholarship within the discipline of anthropology. Focuses on key transformations in cultural evolution, such as the origins of modern humans, the emergence of food production, and the development of complex societies, urbanism, and early states. Explores gender roles, landscapes and settlements, technologies, art, cognitive systems, urbanism, and state formation.

Course Information

ANTH-UA 3

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Summer 2017

6W2
Eli Nathaniel Dollarhide
MTWR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM; MTWR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 25WV 706

Fall 2017

1
Radu Iovita
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM SILV 101A
1
Tisa Nicolette Loewen
T: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM; T: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 25WV 204
1
Zenobie Susanne Garrett
T: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM; T: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25WV 204

Spring 2018

1
Joelle R Nivens
R: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM; R: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25WV 204
1
Randall White
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25WV KRIS