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ANTH 3580 [0.5 credit] Anthropology of Material Culture and Museums

How diverse societies are materialized in a wide range of cultural materials from clothing, housing and memorials to more ephemeral materializations such as food, gardens, dance, ritual props and music-making. Emphasis on museum practices and the cultural politics of display.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.