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Bridging Seminar (496-0-20)


Cynthia Rivera
1812 Hinman Ave., Room #104, EV Campus

Katherine Ryan Amato
1810 Hinman Avenue, Room A62

Meeting Info

ANTHRO Sem Rm 104 - 1810 Hinmn: Mon 3:00PM - 5:00PM
ANTHRO Sem Rm 104 - 1810 Hinmn: Fri 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Overview of class

"The bridging seminar is designed as a forum to generate conversation across anthropology's four subfields. Intended for first year anthropology PhD students, the bridging seminar covers material across the subfields that relates to a specific theme or set of themes that rotates every year. Students are expected to complete readings, attend department colloquium talks, and be an active discussant. This year, we will focus on a mix of external speakers and readings on the hottest topics in linguistic, sociocultural, biological, and archaeological anthropology, including the impact of COVID-19 on anthropological research. Readings will be articles that will be made available as pdfs. There is no paper or exam for this class.

Classes will meet approximately three times each quarter, beginning in the fall."

Registration Requirements

First year graduate students in Anthropology only.

Teaching Method


Evaluation Method

Attendance and participation throughout the year.

Class Materials (Required)

There are no books to purchase for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Reserved for Graduate Students.