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  • ANT 207: Prehist Archaeology of Europe

    Undergraduate 3 credits


    Explores the prehistory of Europe from the arrival of the first humans until the end of the Viking Age. We will study Neanderthal and modern human interactions, the ritual systems of Palaeolithic cave painters, the Atlantic societies that built megalithic monuments, the beginnings of agriculture, the Mycenaean culture that became Europe's first civilization, and the Northern European "vikings" and "barbarians" who terrorized Rome and inherited post-classical Europe. The purpose of the course is to critically examine a number of themes and topics, such as subsistence adaptations, island settlement, trade, metallurgy and other technologies, rise of complex societies, early states, writing, religion and mortuary practices, women in ancient society, etc., emphasizing the similarities and differences within areas of Europe.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Enrollment Status
    Winter128602Jason LewisTues., Weds., Thurs., Fri.09:30-12:55PMWest (Main Campus)Open
  • ANT 208: Zombiology

    Undergraduate 3 credits


    Zombie memes have become very popular in culture and media over the past several years. Many aspects of modern zombie lore, as represented in books, movies, and television programs such as The Walking Dead, are germane to understanding important issues in current affairs, science, and other topics of anthropological interest. In this class, we will use scenes from zombie media as prisms through which to examine topics such as the spread of infectious disease in our globalized and densely populated world, predation on humans, forensic analysis of trace evidence like tooth and cut marks, the collapse of civilizations, human behavior in small band societies, violent conflict, etc.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Enrollment Status
    Winter125530Jason LewisFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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