Courses: Anthropology of Space: Housing and Society (ANTHH263B01)

Spring 2011

Space, place and architecture in anthropological theory; the contributions of anthropology to our understanding of the built and imagined environment in diverse cultures. Topics include: the body and its orientation in space; the house, kinship and cosmology; architecture as a communicative/semiotic system; space and sociopolitical segregation and integration; space and commodity culture. May be taken for Bryn Mawr Cities credit.

Prerequisites: One course in ANTH or CITY.

Fulfills: SO I

Location

Haverford, Stokes 119

Meeting Times

W 1:30-4:00