Courses: Materiality and Spectacle in Nineteenth Century United States (ANTHH300B01)

Spring 2014

Spectacles reflect, influence, and change cultural experiences, meaning, and understanding. This course will consider the materiality of spectacular nineteenth century US events through critical examination of historical accounts, primary research, and close readings of objects.

Prerequisites: Junior or Senior status, or permission from instructor

Fulfills: SO Limit:25

Department

Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By

Terry Snyder (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Hires/Video Room

Meeting Times

M 1:30-4:00