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The Development of Archaeological Theory and Practice
ARCP 381
Fall 2010
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ANTH 381

In the first half of the semester, we will examine archaeology from its origins as an interest in ancient material culture, through its establishment as an academic discipline, to its current multidisciplinary sophistication. In the second half of the course, we will concentrate on developments in the last 30 years. The focus will be on how archaeologists think about the past and how they (re)construct representations of it, tracing developments in method, theory, and ethics. Archaeological remains and archaeological practices will be examined within a global framework.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Initial drafts will be critiqued by instructor and other students in the class. Final assignment will be the presentation of a mock meetings paper.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(ARCP)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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