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ANTH 151 Emerging Humanity (3)

Introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500. Open to nonmajors, recommended for majors.

ANTH 151A Emerging Humanity (3)

Introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500. Restricted to students in the Honors Program.

ANTH 152 Culture and Humanity (3)

Introduction to cultural anthropology. How humans create, understand, order and modify their natural, social, supernatural and physical environments, and make meaning and order. Open to non-majors, required for ANTH majors. A-F only.

ANTH 152A Culture and Humanity (3)

Introduction to cultural anthropology. How humans create, understand, order and modify their natural, social, supernatural and physical environments, and make meaning and order. Restricted to students in the Honors Program.

ANTH 175 Polynesian Surf Culture (3)

Examines environmental and cultural factors in the development of Polynesian surf culture, surfing’s decline due to Western influence, and its revitalization as a modern recreational activity. Business practices of the surfing industry are critically analyzed. A-F only. Co-requisite: 175L. (Fall only)

ANTH 175L Polynesian Surf Culture Field Lab (1)

175 co-requisite lab. Surfing sites are visited, ancient and modern Polynesian surfing practices and surfboard design and technology are discussed. Shoreline assessments emphasize ocean safety. Social issues surrounding surfing sites in Hawai‘i are analyzed. A-F only. Co-requisite: 175. (Fall only)

ANTH 204 Historical Ecology of Hawai‘i (3)

The Hawaiian socio-ecosystem is the product of centuries of human land use and resource exploitation. Explores the events and processes that have shaped the islands’ ecology and future sustainability. A-F only. (Cross-listed as SUST 204)

ANTH 210 Archaeology (3)

Introduction to prehistoric archaeology; methods and techniques of excavation and laboratory analysis; brief survey of theory in relation to change and diversity in prehistoric human groups.

ANTH 215 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3)

Human evolution, primatology, human genetics, biological variation, human adaptability, growth and development. Co-requisite: 215L.

ANTH 215L Introduction to Biological Anthropology Laboratory (1)

Laboratory to accompany 215. Co-requisite: 215.

ANTH 220 Quantitative Reasoning for Anthropologists (3)

Achieve basic quantitative literacy and to familiarize them with statistical reasoning so that they are prepared to carry out anthropological (and other social science) research. A-F only.

ANTH 230 Anthropology of Sports (3)

Explores sports from anthropological viewpoint: biological, cultural, linguistic, and archaeological. Open to nonmajors. Sophomore standing only.

ANTH 231 Anthropology of Love (3)

Explores love from multiple anthropological viewpoints: biological, cultural, archaeological. (Spring only)

ANTH 300 Study of Contemporary Problems (3)

Significance of anthropology for contemporary affairs, particularly American ethnic and minority group relations. Relevance to various professions, governmental policy, political action, and accomplishment of change. Pre: 152 (or concurrent).

ANTH 301 Culture and Health (3)

Social and cultural aspects of medicine; the relationship of medicine to the beliefs, social systems, ecological adaptations, and cultural changes of human groups.

ANTH 310 Human Origins (3)

Theory of evolution, evolutionary systematics, and taxonomy; evolutionary biology of primates; fossil records for primate and human evolution. Laboratory included. Pre: 215, ZOOL 101; or consent.

ANTH 313 Visual Anthropology (3)

Historical development of documentary films of non-Western peoples; critical examination of ways in which ethnographic films represent different cultures. Pre: 152 (or concurrent).

ANTH 315 Sex and Gender (3)

Cross-cultural theories and perceptions of sexual differences; linkage between biology and cultural constructions of gender; relationship of gender ideology to women’s status. Pre: 152 (or concurrent) or 301 (or concurrent). (Crosslisted as WGSS 315)

ANTH 316 Anthropology of Tourism (3)

Anthropological perspectives on the subject of the global phenomenon of tourism. Includes issues of cultural performance, identity, and commoditization. Open to nonmajors.

ANTH 323 Pacific Islands Archaeology (3)

Origins of Pacific peoples; chronology of settlement; sequences of culture in Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

ANTH 325 Origins of Cities (3)

Combined lecture/ discussion on the emergence and development of ancient cities in comparative perspective and the dynamics of (pre)modern urban life. Examples are drawn from the Near East, Mediterranean, Africa, India, China, and the Americas. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

ANTH 326 American Folklore and Folklife (3)

Examination of the history and ethics of folklore studies and the dynamics and social functions of traditional culture in diverse communities through topics such as ritual, storytelling, games, gossip, belief, music, and cultural tourism. Junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as AMST 326)

ANTH 327 Ethnohistory (3)

Review of ethnohistory, i.e., the interdisciplinary, holistic and inclusive investigation of the histories of native peoples drawing not only on documented sources, but also on ethnography, linguistics, archaeology, ecology and other disciplines as an alternative to conventional Eurocolonial history. A-F only. Pre: HIST 152, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as IS 322)

ANTH 328 Food Origins, Food Culture (3)

Lectures and discussion offer an anthropological introduction to how humans created and transformed food through time. Sophomore standing or higher. (Spring only)

ANTH 329 Indigenous Peoples and Cultures of North America (3)

Survey of Indigenous peoples of North America. Integrates documentary records, ethnography, and archaeology to explore variability among native communities. Contemporary topics include political recognition and self-determination, health and education, and natural resources and economic development.

ANTH 332 Anthropology of Surfing (3)

Applies cultural anthropology to assess surfing as an indigenous Hawaiian and modern globalized activity. Discusses the history of surfing, surfing culture, and the impacts of surfing tourism on coastal development, reef ecology, and ocean safety. A-F only. (Fall only)

ANTH 333 Climate Change and Cultural Response: Past, Present, and Future (3)

Climate change is a reality, yet there is much uncertainty about how it will affect our lives. Investigates cultural response to climate change, using studies of the past to plan for the future. (Alt. years: spring) (Cross-listed as SUST 333)

ANTH 335 Society and Environment (3)

Relationship of humans with natural environment; role of culture in ecological systems. Pre: 152. (Cross-listed as SUST 335)

ANTH 338 Historical Ecology (3)

Examines the recursive relationship between humans and the environment across deep time. (Fall only)

ANTH 341 Anthropology of Virtual Worlds (3)

Anthropological study of computer mediated interaction. Focus on the ethnography of massively multiplayer online games, text-based chat rooms, and blogs. Pre: 152 or consent. (Once a year)

ANTH 345 Aggression, War, and Peace (3)

Biocultural, evolutionary, and cross-cultural perspectives on the conditions, patterns, and processes of violence, war, nonviolence, and peace. Pre: 152. (Cross-listed as PACE 345)

ANTH 350 Pacific Island Cultures (3)

Introduction to cultures of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia from time of first settlement to emergence of modern nation states. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

ANTH 360 Primate Behavioral Ecology (3)

As primates are our closest living relatives, studying the range of variation in areas like life history, diet, communication, and social systems within the order primates can inform on how we ourselves evolved.

ANTH 368 Households in Cross-cultural Perspective (3)

Study of cross-cultural patterns in household and community level organizations in Latin America and elsewhere. Topics may include gender relations, kinship structures, political economy, impacts of colonialism, modernization, and globalization on households. Sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as LAIS 368)

ANTH 369 The Archaeology of Domesticity and Daily Life (3)

Focuses on the differences in the composition, activities, roles, and relationships to
be observed archaeologically between households that comprised ancient communities and how these differences inform us about the dynamics of social change. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 210.

ANTH 370 Ethnographic Field Techniques (V)

Problems and techniques of social-cultural anthropological fieldwork; ethnographic literature; work with informants. Repeatable one time. Pre: 152 OR 301.

ANTH 372 (Alpha) Indigenous Peoples of Latin America (3)

Survey of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of Latin America through a study of their literature, texts and practices. (B) Mesoamerica; (C) Andean South America. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Cross-listed as LAIS 372 (Alpha))

ANTH 375 Race and Human Variation (3)

Human genetic and physical variation; latitudinal, longitudinal, and altitudinal variation across human populations; history of racism; contemporary issues in race and racism. Pre: sophomore standing, recommend 152 and 215; or consent. (Once a year)

ANTH 379 Archaeology Practicum (V)

Students will gain practical archaeological experience (e.g., materials processing, analysis, documentation, conservation) under the direction of practicing archaeological professionals in the local community and in collaboration with supervising archaeological faculty. Repeatable two times, up to 6 credits. ANTH majors or minors only. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 210 or consent of instructor.

ANTH 380 Archaeological Lab Techniques (4)

Laboratory analysis and evaluation of field data; preservation and restoration of artifacts. Preparation for publication. Repeatable two times. Pre: 210 or consent. (Once a year)

ANTH 381 Archaeological Field Techniques (V)

Archaeological survey and excavations; field trips, mapping, photography. May focus on terrestrial or underwater. May be taught entirely in the field at a national or international archaeological site. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 210.

ANTH 382 How Archaeology Works (3)

Uses archaeological examples to illustrate social science research techniques. Students learn how to create, analyze, and evaluate data through lab-based exercises, and examine ethical issues inherent in anthropological practice. Repeatable one time. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 210 or instructor consent.

ANTH 384 Skeletal Biology (3)

Introduction to the human skeleton and methods for analyzing archaeological human remains including age, sex, ethnicity, paleodemography, skeletal and dental variation, paleopathology, population studies. Corequisite: 384L.

ANTH 384L Skeletal Biology Laboratory (1)

Laboratory to accompany 384. Co-requisite: 384.

ANTH 385 (Alpha) Undergraduate Seminar (3)

Selected problems in current research. (B) archaeology; (C) ethnography; (D) social anthropology; (E) applied; (F) psychological; (G) biological. Repeatable nine times. Pre: consent.

ANTH 399 Directed Reading or Research (V)

Repeatable nine times. Pre: major or minor in Anthropology.

ANTH 410 Ethics in Anthropology (3)

Seminar surveying ethical cases, problems, issues and questions from the inception of anthropology to the present. Junior standing or higher or consent.

ANTH 411 Museum Anthropology (3)

Anthropological study of museums and related sites of cultural production (historic sites, memorials, theme parks). Junior standing or higher. (Alt. years)

ANTH 412 Evolutionary Anthropology (3)

Lecture discussion providing an overview of evolutionary theory in anthropology: focus on the evolution of culture, behavioral ecology, and cultural diversity; emphasis on archaeological and ethnographic research and explanatory models. Pre: 210 or 215, or consent. (Once a year)

ANTH 413 Language and Gender (3)

The role of language in the construction of gender and in the maintenance of the gender order. Field projects explore hypotheses about the interaction of language and gender. No previous knowledge of linguistics required. A-F only. (Cross-listed as LING 415)

ANTH 414 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (3)

Introduction to the ethnographic study of speech and language. Pre: 152. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as LING 414 and IS 414)

ANTH 416 Wealth, Culture, and Economic Anthropology (3)

Analysis of economic activities in non-Western, non-industrial societies; production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in a variety of cultures. Pre: 152.

ANTH 417 Political Anthropology (3)

Character of political institutions and their development in nonWestern and non industrial societies. Pre: 152.

ANTH 419 Indigenous Anthropology (3)

Exploration of how anthropology studies indigenous groups throughout the world. An examination of the changing contexts of anthropological practice as calls for reflexivity lead anthropology of all backgrounds to bring insights from their “homes.” Issues include
the question of objectivity, the emicetic distinction, and the ethics of different kinds of anthropological research and the role of anthropologists in indigenous self-determination. Repeatable one time. Pre: 152.

ANTH 420 Communication and Culture (3)

Anthropological introduction to communication; intercultural and interspecies comparisons; verbal and nonverbal. Ethnography of communication, discourse and structural analyses, ethnomethodology. Pre: 152.

ANTH 422 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3)

Cults, legends, millennial movements, myths, possession, rituals, sacred healing, shamanism, sorcery, spirits, symbolism, witchcraft, and other forms of religious and symbolic expression and experience, from small scale to highly urban societies. Pre: 152. (Cross-listed as REL 422)

ANTH 423 Social and Cultural Change (3)

Various approaches to examples of social and cultural change in non-literate societies; evolution, diffusion, acculturation, revolution, etc. Historical features and social processes of colonialism. Pre: 152.

ANTH 424 Islands as Model Systems: Human Biogeography of the Pacific (3)

Applying the concept of islands as “model systems;” explores the impacts of human populations on the natural ecosystems of oceanic islands, and the reciprocal effects of anthropogenic change on human cultures. A-F only. Pre: 323 or consent.

ANTH 426 The Anthropology of Sexuality (3)

Explores the intersection of sexuality research and queer theory with other anthropological concerns such as identity, race, gender, religion, economy, politics, and globalization. A-F only. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as WGSS 426)

ANTH 427 Food, Health, and Society (3)

How human groups identify, collect, create, and transform foods; how they shape those into dietary behaviors, and the influence of those behaviors on health. Pre: junior standing or higher or consent.

ANTH 428 Anthropology of the Body (3)

Exploration of the history and development of theories of the body via topics such as phenomenology, perception, bodily rituals, gender, sex, race, colonialism, power, pain, medicalization, immunology, reproductive health and cyborgs. Pre: 152 (or concurrent) or 301 (or concurrent).

ANTH 429 Anthropology of Consumer Cultures (3)

Examines the practices and meanings of consumption in the contemporary world. Topics include social class, branding, fandom, global-local nexus. A-F only. Pre: 152 or consent. (Alt. years)

ANTH 431 Indigenous Crops/Food Systems (1)

Schemes for managing sequences and combinations of crops and crop production activities. Ecosystem and social determinants. Multiple cropping. Analysis of alternative cropping systems. Repeatable unlimited times, but credit earned one time only. Junior standing or higher.

ANTH 440 The Agriculture of Identity: Food and Farming in Anthropological Perspective (3)

Exploration of agriculture from the perspective of anthropology, with a focus on alternatives to industrial agriculture, especially in the context of Hawai‘i. Readings include academic writing and also literary non-fiction and journalism. A-F only. Pre: 152. (Alt. years)

ANTH 442 Globalization and Identity in the Himalayas (3)

Examines the influence of local culture and global flows on identity formation in the
Himalayan region. Topics include: Hindu caste and gender, constructions of ethnicity, Tibetans and tourists, Sherpas and mountaineers, development ideologies, and consumerism. Pre: 152 or 301 or ASAN 202 or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as ASAN 442)

ANTH 443 Anthropology of Buddhism (3)

Selected aspects of national, regional and local manifestations of Buddhism are explored through the perspective of anthropology with an emphasis on the daily lives of monks, nuns and lay persons in their socio-cultural contexts. Pre: 422, REL 207, REL 475, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as REL 443)

ANTH 444 Spiritual Ecology (3)

Lectures and seminars provide a cross-cultural survey of the relationships between religions, environment and environmentalism. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as REL 444)

ANTH 445 Sacred Places (3)

Lectures and seminars provide a cross-cultural survey of sites which societies recognize as sacred and their cultural, ecological and conservation aspects. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as REL 445)

ANTH 446 Southeast Asian Cultures (3)

Cultures of Southeast Asia from hunting and gathering groups to high civilizations; kinship, economic, political, and religious systems; recent developments. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 447 Polynesian Cultures (3)

Analysis of Polynesian cultures from their origins to contemporary states. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 449 Anthropology of Melanesia (3)

Close study of cultures of Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, and Fiji through anthropological ethnography. Pre: 152 or consent. (Once a year)

ANTH 458 Forensic Anthropology (4)

(3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Application of physical anthropology to problems in human identification. Determination of age, sex, ancestry, etc., of the skeleton and preparation of reports for legal medicine. Pre: 215 and 215L.

ANTH 459 Extinctions (3)

An extraordinary number of plants and animals have gone extinct. Delves deeply into the primary literature that focuses on extinction and conservation from the beginning of the earth to the present day. Pre: 215 or consent. (Alt. yrs: fall)

ANTH 460 Asian Paleoanthropology (3)

Neogene-Quaternary paleoenvironmental reconstructions; human evolution in East Asia during the Pleistocene; Out of Africa I; modern human origins. Pre: sophomore standing, recommend 310, or consent. (Alt. years)

ANTH 461 Southeast Asian Archaeology (3)

Prehistory and protohistory of Southeast Asia and of Southeast Asian contacts with East Asia, India, Australia, and Oceania. Pre: junior standing or consent

ANTH 462 East Asian Archaeology (3)

Prehistory and protohistory of China, Japan, and Korea from earliest human occupation to historic times. Geographical emphasis may vary between China and Japan/Korea. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 463 Anthropology of Global Health and Development (3)

Seminar explores the definitions and histories of development and global health initiatives
in developing countries from an anthropological perspective. Reading materials include scholarly and popular texts that propose and critique solutions to global poverty. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: 152 or 301. (Alt. years)

ANTH 464 Hawaiian Archaeology (3)

Archaeological perspective in Hawai‘i’s past; origins of Hawaiians; early settlement and culture change; settlement patterns and material culture; historic sites preservation. Pre: junior standing and consent.

ANTH 465 Science, Sex, and Reproduction (3)

Explores anthropology’s critical analysis of approaches to reproductive health and procreation, primarily in developing countries. Examines sex and reproduction as sites of intervention from public health, development, and biomedical specialists, while also considering local strategies. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 152 or 301 or WGSS 151. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as WGSS 465)

ANTH 466 Quantitative Archaeology (4)

Combined lecture/lab. Introduction to the basic principles of statistics as applied to the analysis of archaeological data. Exploratory data analysis approach. A-F only. ANTH majors only. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 210. (Alt. years)

ANTH 467 Biomedicine and Culture (3)

Examination of the social and cultural foundations of, and responses to, the values, technologies and practices of modern medicine. Pre: junior standing or higher, 152, or consent. (Alt. years)

ANTH 471 Field Mapping (3)

Techniques for field measurement and recording of cultural and physical data. Field sketching, Brunton surveying, plane table mapping, oblique photo compilation, topographic mapping, and representation of field data. Pre: junior standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as GEO 472)

ANTH 472 Ceramic Analysis in Archaeology (3)

Concepts, methods, and approaches used in the analysis of ancient pottery. Emphasis placed on ceramic technology, stylistic analysis. Pre: 210.

ANTH 473 Lithic Artifact Assemblage Analysis (4)

Combined lecture/lab on the manufacture and analysis of stone tools. Students work with experimental collections and engage in stone tool production. The ways in which lithics enlighten us about past human behavior are discussed. Pre: 210 and 380, or consent.

ANTH 475 Faunal Analysis in Archaeology (3)

Analysis of archaeologically recovered faunal collections with emphasis on identification and interpretation of nonhuman vertebrate remains. Pre: 210.

ANTH 477 Spatial Analysis in Archaeology (3)

Lecture/lab. Introduction to the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and spatial statistics in archaeological research. Topics include: map creation; spatial database management; spatial analysis; image processing, data reporting; and data display. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 466. (Alt. years)

ANTH 478 New World Rituals and Ideologies (3)

Study of cross-cultural patterns in ritual behaviors and creolization of African, indigenous, and Iberian ideological frameworks in the Americas. Topics may include syncretic religions (voodoo, candomble), Andean Christianity, spiritual conquest, conceptions of death, etc. Sophomore standing or higher. Minimum C- required grade for prerequisites. Pre: LAIS 360, or consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as LAIS 478 and REL 478)

ANTH 481 Applied Anthropology (3)

The application of anthropological methods and concepts to solving practical human problems such as homelessness, domestic violence, maternal morbidity, conflict over resources, and the loss of indigenous languages. Includes a significant service-learning component. Pre: 152.

ANTH 482 Anthropology and the Environment: Culture, Power, and Politics (3)

Investigates environmental problems from an anthropological perspective, and examines the cultural politics of contestations over resources, rights, and the meanings of nature. Pre: 152 or 415 or consent. (Alt. years) (Crosslisted as SUST 482)

ANTH 483 Japanese Culture and Behavior (3)

Sociocultural factors in Japanese behavior. Social structure; traditional institutions

ANTH 484 Japanese Popular Culture (3)

Explores contemporary Japanese popular culture through themes such as gender, consumerism, globalization and nostalgia. Rather than a survey of popular culture genres, the course is organized thematically around issues and problematics.

ANTH 485 Pre-European Hawai‘i (3)

Pre-European society and culture from an anthropological viewpoint. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 486 Peoples of Hawai‘i (3)

Critically examines the historical and contemporary experiences of various people of Hawai‘i using anthropological and ethnic studies approaches. Emphasis on cultural perspectives and values of peoples indigenous to Hawai‘i, the Pacific, and Asia. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as ES 486)

ANTH 487 Anthropology of Okinawa and Its Diaspora (3)

Explores the ties of identity that exist within and between Okinawa and its diasporic populations. Pre: 152. (Alt. years)

ANTH 488 Chinese Culture: Ethnography (3)

Critical interpretations of ethnographic and biographic texts depicting individual and family lives in different socioeconomic circumstances, geographical regions, and historical periods of modern China.

ANTH 490 History of Anthropology (3)

Development of anthropological ideas, focusing on theoretical issues concerning culture, society, and human nature. Required of majors. Pre: 152.

ANTH 491 Special Topics in Southeast Asian Art History: Monuments and Nationalism in Southeast Asia (3)

Focused study of particular periods, regions and critical themes in Southeast Asian art and architectural history. Monuments and nationalism in Southeast Asia. A-F only. Pre: ART 175, or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as ART 490D)

ANTH 493 Oral History: Theory and Practice (3)

Literature and methodology; project design. Students develop and execute an oral history project. Junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 493)

ANTH 495 Senior Thesis I (3)

Preparation of a major paper in anthropology with a committee of one chairperson and one other. First semester of a two-semester sequence with 496. May be taken concurrently with 496. Optional for majors. Pre: 490 and senior standing.

ANTH 496 Senior Thesis II (3)

Preparation of a major paper in anthropology with a committee of one chairperson and one other. Second semester of a two-semester sequence with 495. May be taken concurrently with 495. Optional for majors. Pre: 490 and senior standing.

ANTH 601 Ethnology (3)

Survey, in historical perspective, of theory in social and cultural anthropology, from the origin of anthropology to 1976. A course in the graduate core of anthropology. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 602 Linguistic Anthropology (3)

Investigation of mutual influences of linguistic theory and methodology and anthropological theory and methodology. A course in the graduate core of anthropology. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 603 Archaeology (3)

Development of critical and analytical skills in assessment of archaeological literature; emphasis on the science, theory, explanation, and paradigms that comprise archaeology. A course in the graduate core of anthropology. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 604 Biological Anthropology Core (3)

Human evolution and human variability in extant and previously existing populations; emphasis on history of physical anthropology, evolutionary systematics, primate biology and behavior, paleontology, anthropological genetics, climatic adaptation, growth, and nutrition. A course in the graduate core of anthropology. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 605 Discursive Practices (3)

Emphasizes linguistic, semantic, and interactional aspects of culture, exploring ways that discourse constructs social action and social realities, examining processes by which culture is produced as meaningful behavior in actual situations. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 606 Anthropology of Infectious Disease (3)

The role of human behavior, including its social and cultural determinants, in understanding the distribution of infectious diseases and in shaping preventive and therapeutic strategies. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 607 The Media and Discursive Practice (3)

Role of the mass media in constructing meaning in social cultural processes such as nationalism, ritual, identity, and collective memory. Attention to interactional and post-structural theories of discourse that link the mass media to discursive practice. A-F only.

ANTH 608 History and Memory (3)

History and collective memory as culturally formed and politically contested realities. The role of narrative, ritual, and media technologies in shaping representations of the past. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 610 Cultural Geographies of Tourism (3)

Social and cultural analysis of tourism practices, with emphasis on Hawai‘i, Asia and the Pacific. Tourism in relation to consumer culture, transnational flows of people and images, post-colonial politics, performance and identity formation. (Cross-listed as GEO 610)

ANTH 611 Contemporary Anthropological Theory (3)

Graduate seminar that examines the history of theory in sociocultural anthropology from 1960 to present. Designed to be taken in sequence after 601. Pre: 601 or concurrent. (Once a year)

ANTH 620 (Alpha) Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology (3)

Major theoretical problems in (B) kinship; (C) cognitive systems; (D) religion; (E) political institutions; (F) law and social control; (G) economics; (H) ecology; (I) other to be announced. Repeatable nine times. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 623 Advanced Pacific Islands Archaeology (3)

Advanced theoretical and methodological examination of archaeological research in Oceania, a region including the islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia. (Fall only)

ANTH 640 (Alpha) Methods and Theory in Archaeology (3)

Focused seminars pertaining to distinct areas of archaeological method and theory. (B) analytical; (C) environment/landscape; (D) applied archaeology; (E) economic/resources; (F) survey/locational. Repeatable two times. Pre: 603.

ANTH 645 Historic Preservation (3)

Federal, state, and local laws and regulations that regulate and provide protection to significant archaeological and historical resources in Hawai‘i and the region. (Alt. years: spring only) (Cross-listed as AMST 645).

ANTH 659 Advances in Extinctions (3)

To delve deeply into the primary literature that focuses on the subjects of extinction and conservation broadly speaking, with particular emphasis on the 6 mass extinction events, including the Anthropocene. (Alt. years)

ANTH 660 Paleoanthropology of Asia (3)

Survey of the Asian paleoanthropological record, particularly in its paleoenvironmental setting; Out of Africa I; modern human origins. Pre: graduate standing and relevant background in anthropology or related field. (Alt. years)

ANTH 661 Archaeological Perspectives on Southeast Asia (3)

Prehistory and protohistory of Southeast Asia, and of Southeast Asian contacts with East Asia, india, Australia, and Oceania. Pre: background in archaeology or Southeast Asian history or consent.

ANTH 663 Anthropology of Global Aid (3)

Examines ideologies of development, humanitarian, and global health interventions from an anthropological perspective. Explores the disjuncture between discourses that portrays global aid as easing suffering and those that accuse it of maintaining relationships of domination. A-F only. (Alt. years: spring)

ANTH 666 Archaeological Data Analysis (4)

Advanced introduction to the fundamental principles of statistics as applied to the analysis of archaeological data. (Alt. years)

ANTH 667 Biomedicine and Culture (3)

Examination of the social and cultural foundations of, and responses to, the values, technologies, and practices of modern medicine. Pre: graduate standing. (Alt. years)

ANTH 668 Archaeology Field Methods (V)

(5 7-hr Lab) Laboratory and field training in the principles and practice of methods of archaeology—survey, mapping, excavation, conservation. Repeatable one time, up to 12 credits. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 669 Household Archaeology (3)

Focus on  the differences in the composition, activities, roles, and relationships to be observed archaeologically between the households that comprised ancient communities, and how these differences inform us about the dynamics of social change. Graduate students only.

ANTH 670 Applied Archaeology Practicum (V)

Applies course work in archaeology to handson activities under the direction of practicing professionals and university faculty. MA track in Applied Archaeology students only. Repeatable one time, up to 12 credits. Pre: consent.

ANTH 671 Applied Method and Theory in Hawaiian Archaeology (3)

Graduate seminar focused on method and theory in the practice of applied archaeology in Hawai‘i. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Alt. years)

ANTH 676 Recording Historic and Cultural Resources (3)

Techniques in recording and evaluation of historic buildings and other resources, with an emphasis on field recordings and state and federal registration procedures. (Cross-listed as AMST 676 and PLAN 676)

ANTH 681 Applied Cultural Anthropology (3)

Theory, methods, and results of application of cultural anthropological concepts to practical problems. Graduate students only.

ANTH 682 Applied Cultural Anthropology Practicum (3)

Applies course work in cultural anthropology to hands-on activities under the direction of practicing professionals and university faculty. Repeatable one time. ANTH majors only. Graduate students only. Pre: 681.

ANTH 695 Professional Skills Develop in Anthropology (3)

Seminar prepares graduate students for entry into profession, including employment
opportunities, research, presentations, ethics and outreach. Required of all Plan B students. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 699 Directed Reading or Research (V)

Repeatable nine times, up to 12 credits. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

ANTH 700 Thesis Research (V)

Research for master’s thesis. Repeatable nine times, up to 12 credits.

ANTH 710 Seminar in Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (3)

Ethnographic research methods. Introduction to the approaches and techniques of participatory research, including the collection, analysis, and interpretation of social and
cultural data. Politics and ethics of research practice. Repeatable one time. Pre: graduate standing in anthropology or consent.

ANTH 711 Seminar in Research Design and Proposal Writing (3)

Research design and proposal writing. For students preparing for advanced research. Pre: graduate standing and consent.

ANTH 720 Anthropology of Japan (3)

Japan examined through three dimensions of cultural anthropology: cultural/symbolic, social/organizational, and individual/psychological. Selected topics analyzed and interpreted in terms of conjunctions of these dimensions. Pre: 483 or 484.

ANTH 750 (Alpha) Research Seminar (3)

Selected problems in current research. (B) archaeology; (C) medical; (D) ethnography; (E) social; (G) biological. Repeatable nine times. Pre: graduate standing.

ANTH 800 Dissertation Research (V)

Research for doctoral dissertation. Repeatable nine times.