Faculty of Arts


Special Topic: Anthropology and the Humanities

Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ANTHRO 745.


Explores the interactions between anthropology and the humanities, especially literature and visual arts. Topics include anthropology's formation in relation to modernism, primitivism; how these movements have influenced nationalisms; contemporary exercises in genre-bending: ethnographic novels, ethnography as literature, televisual ethnography; the borders between empirical ethnographic and imaginative accounts. Students will consider how and why disciplinary boundaries are formed and transgressed. 

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018


Coordinator(s) Professor Maureen Molloy


ANTHRO 745: 15.0 points

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