ANTH 282

Anthropology and the Body

Prerequisite: ANTH 112 or one 200-level ANTH course. A detailed exploration of the body as a cultural construct and as a field of practices. The course will examine how the body is imagined through a variety of discourses, including disease, illness and healing; ritual; aesthetics; age and gender; modification and training; and as part of the political domain. V.5

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