ANTH 444

Material Culture Studies
An interdisciplinary examination of the objects, structures, technologies and environments humans create and use. Compares approaches from anthropology, archaeology, folklore, history, vernacular architecture, and cultural landscape studies. Introduces students to material culture study methods, emphasizing techniques of identifying, recording, analyzing and interpreting a wide range of material culture categories.
Class open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students only, or consent of instructor.