Special Topic Courses

We offer upper-year undergraduate special topic courses on selected topics in the various subfields of anthropology. These courses all have a new focus each year. 

Fall (F) term courses are listed first below, followed by Winter (S) term courses. Click on a course title to view the topic description.


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We Exist in Space - Biological Analysis through Geographic Space

ANT430H5F - Special Problems in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (SCI)

LEC0101

  • Fall (F) Term
  • FR 11:00-13:00
  • In person

Detail of paintingof man in a boat with an outstretched arm reaching to two men in the water with their arms stretched upwards. Another figure kneels on the structure.

The refugee in a world without refuge

ANT431H5F - Special Problems in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology (SSc)

LEC9101

  • Fall (F) Term
  • TU 13:00-15:00
  • Online Synchronous    

 


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Primates in Peril: Applied Conservation Biology

ANT432H5F - Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (SCI)

LEC9101

  • Fall (F) Term
  • TH 09:00-11:00
  • Online Synchronous    

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Inside the Walls: Biological Anthropology in Museums

ANT432H5F - Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (SCI)          

LEC9102

  • Fall (F) Term
  • FR 15:00-17:00
  • Online Synchronous    

 


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Digital Culture, Social Algorithms and Social Life

ANT433H5F - Advanced Seminar in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology (SSc)

LEC0101

  • Fall (F) Term
  • TH 17:00-19:00
  • In person

 

 

 


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African Diasporic Archaeology

ANT380H5S - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (SCI)

LEC0101

  • Winter (S) Term
  • MO 11:00-13:00
  • In person

LEC9101

  • Winter (S) Term
  • MO 11:00-13:00
  • Online Synchronous    

 


What our ancestors were eating: the relationship between human, food, & society

ANT432H5S - Advanced Seminar in Biological Anthropology and Archaeology (SCI)

LEC9101

  • Winter (S) Term
  • FR 09:00-11:00
  • Online Synchronous

Anthropology of Troubled Times

ANT433H5S - Advanced Seminar in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology (SSc)

LEC0101

  • Winter (S) Term
  • TH 15:00-17:00
  • In person