Fall 2018 Course Descriptions for
Anthropology

ANT 150 Cultures of the World
Surveys past and present peoples of the world. Introduces students to diversity and the underlying unity of human culture from evolutionary and ecological perspectives. Suitable for nonmajors.

ANT 220 Happiness & Wellbeing
Draws upon anthropology and interdisciplinary insights to guide students in an exploration of happiness and wellbeing in cultural contexts. Students will learn about understandings of happiness and wellbeing through cultural frames such as feelings, beliefs, and the body. The class will consider cases in global contemporary cultures including but not limited to America, Japan, the Cree Nation of Canada, China, Ghana and India.