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Jun 2, 2014 by Jonathan Higman (jhigman)
Apr 13, 2017 by Joel Kuipers (kuipers)
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ANTH 3704 : Cultures of Southeast Asia
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CCCM-MINOR: Cross-Cultural Communication
SOAN-MINOR: Sociocultural Anthropology
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Long Course Title
Cultures of Southeast Asia
Short Course Title
Cultures of Southeast Asia
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Anthropological introduction to the cultures of Southeast Asia; the role of biocultural evolution, political economy, gender, colonialism, nationalism, and globalization, particularly in Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
• Identify, evaluate and compare key ways in which Southeast Asian societies have adapted to their physical, social and linguistic environments
• 1) analyze and evaluate complex information; 2) analyze scholarly
literature, in particular its theoretical orientation and sources of support; and 3) formulate an argument based on the analysis of that scholarly literature.
• Identify evaluate and compare the role of gender, religion, colonialism, globalization and identity in Southeast Asian cultures
• Compare and contrast significant variations within the Southeast Asian region
• Identify and relate key cross cutting themes in Southeast Asian history and culture to major theoretical issues of comparative significance in other regions of the world.
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Syllabus for ANTH 3704 DE for GPAC submission Kuipers.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
It is both an introduction to a specific region of the world and an orientation to theoretical and substantive disciplinary debates about the region.
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS-GPAC: Oral Communication
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Asian Studies-Hist & Cult
ESIA-ContempCS Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (2010)
ESIA-ContempCS Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Asia GCR (Pre2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (2010)
ESIA-RegFound Asia (2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (Pre 2010)
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
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