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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 21
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: T Th 10:50 AM-12:05 PM / SEELYE 109

    What can anthropologists teach us about religion as a social phenomenon? This course traces significant anthropological approaches to the study of religion, asking what these approaches contribute to our understanding of religion in the contemporary world. Topics include religious experience and rationality; myth, ritual and magic; rites of passage; function and meaning; power and alienation; religion and politics. Readings are drawn from important texts in the history of anthropology and from contemporary ethnographies of religion. {S}
    Linked Course: No
    BUS Crosslist, REL Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 12
    Course Type: SeminarSection Enrollment: 11
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Approval: Instructor PermissionReserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: M W 1:20 PM-2:35 PM / SEELYE 102

    Topics course. This seminar applies and extends microeconomic theory to analyze selected topics related to the India’s economic development. Throughout the course an emphasis is placed on empirically testing economic hypotheses using data from India. In particular, the following topics are explored, with reference to India’s growth and development: education, health, demographics, caste and gender, institutions, credit, insurance, infrastructure, water and climate change. Topics and assignments may be changed in response to the class’s particular interests. {S}
    Linked Course: NoRestriction(s): Not open to first-years and sophomores
    SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 12
    Course Type: SeminarSection Enrollment: 7
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Approval: Instructor PermissionReserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: T 1:20 PM-4:00 PM / SEELYE 310

    Crucial but often invisible, servants in English literature have served as comic relief, go-betweens, storytellers, or sexual targets, yet rarelyas central protagonists. What roles do they play in contemporary literature and film that challenges this tradition? What can we learn from (imagined) servants about modernity, class, power relations, gender, sexuality, intimacy across difference, marriage or family?This seminarexplores hownarratives from various cultures and times call upon the figure of the domestic servant,and how a view from (or of) the margins can change how and what we see. Writers/filmmakers include Shakespeare, Richardson, Collins,Ishiguro, Umrigar, Adiga, Cuaron. By permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 12. {L}
    Linked Course: NoRestriction(s): Not open to first-years and sophomores
    CLT Crosslist, SAS Crosslist, WLT Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 14
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: M W F 9:25 AM-10:15 AM / SAGE 215

    Music may not be a “universal language,” but it is a universal phenomenon; every culture has something that we recognize as music. This course introduces you to a number of musical systems—traditional, classical and popular—from around the world and uses case studies to explore the complex relationships between music and culture. By engaging with music analytically, as musicologists (paying attention to the sounds you hear) and ethnographically, as anthropologists (paying attention to the cultural context), you learn basic principles that enhance your understanding of music globally speaking. No prerequisites. {A}{S}
    Linked Course: No
    SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 35
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 11
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: M W F 1:20 PM-2:35 PM / SEELYE 109

    This course introduces students to the basic concepts and theories in global political economy. It covers the history of economic restructuring, global division of labor, development, North-South state relations, and modes of resistance from a transnational and feminist perspective. Issues central to migration, borders and security, health, and the environment are central to the course. Prerequisite: SOC 101. Enrollment limited to 35. 
    Linked Course: No
    Enforced Prereq(s): SOC 101
    SAS Crosslist, SWG Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 12
    Course Type: SeminarSection Enrollment: 13
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Approval: Instructor PermissionReserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Th 1:20 PM-4:00 PM / SEELYE 202

    This 300-level seminar provides an in-depth engagement with global migration. It covers such areas as theories of migration, the significance of global political economy and state policies across the world in shaping migration patterns and immigrant identities. Questions about imperialism, post-colonial conditions, nation-building/national borders, citizenship, and the gendered racialization of immigration intersect as critical contexts for our discussions. Prerequisite: SOC 101 and permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to 12. {S}
    Linked Course: NoRestriction(s): Not open to first-years and sophomores
    GSD Crosslist, SAS Crosslist, SWG Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 26
    Waitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: W F 2:45 PM-4:00 PM / SEELYE 110

    We begin this course by working alongside Gardening the Community, a youth-based and anti-racist food and land movement in Springfield, MA.We center our studies on both regional and transnational women’s movements across the globe to develop our understanding about current economic trends in globalization processes. Through the insights of transnational feminist analysis, we map the history of land and food to imagine a more equitable present and future. Students will develop a community-based research project that spans issues of climate change, environmentalism, critical race analysis and feminism, write papers and written reflections about their work. Prerequisite: SWG 150. {H}{S}
    Linked Course: No
    ENV Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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