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Feminist and Gender Archaeology
ANTH 305
Spring 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 307, ARCP 305

This course focuses on the impact of feminism on the discipline of archaeology. Principally, this will be through exploring the way in which archaeologists have approached the study of gender through artifacts, mortuary data, artistic representations, and domestic space. The possibility of interpreting nonbinary gender identities and past sexualities from archaeological materials will also be discussed, including the use of queer theory by archaeologists. Finally, the way in which feminist critiques have had an impact on the discipline beyond simply the interpretation of past gender identities will be examined, including feminist critiques of archaeological fieldwork.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation
This course teaches students methods for interpreting the cultural meanings of material remains.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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