Courses: The Archaeology of Rubbish (ANTHB211001)

Fall 2013

Class Number: 1999
This course serves as an introduction to a range of approaches to the study of waste and dirt as well as practices and processes of disposal and recycling in past and present societies. Particular attention will be paid to the interpretation of spatial disposal patterns, the power of dirt(y waste) to create boundaries and difference, and types of recycling.
Div: III; Approach: Critical Interpretation (CI), Inquiry into the Past (IP); Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Enrollment Limit: 20; Lottery priority given to: Major in ARCH,
minors, seniors;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1999 Div: III; CI;IP;


Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, CARP25

Meeting Times

MW 1:00pm-2:30pm