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ANTH BC3223 Gender Archaeolxgy. 3.00 points.

This seminar critically reexamines the ancient world from the perspective of gender archaeology. Though the seedlings of gender archaeology were first sown by of feminist archaeologists during the 70’s and 80’s, this approach involves far more than simply ‘womanizing’ androcentric narratives of past. Rather, gender archaeology criticizes interpretations of the past that transplant contemporary social roles onto the archaeological past, casting the divisions and inequalities of today as both timeless and natural. This class challenges the idea of a singular past, instead championing a turn towards multiple, rich, messy, intersectional pasts. The ‘x’ in ‘archaeolxgy’ is an explicit signal of our focus on this diversity of pasts and a call for a more inclusive field of practice today

Spring 2022: ANTH BC3223
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ANTH 3223 001/00539 W 10:10am - 12:00pm
214 Milbank Hall
Camilla Sturm 3.00 17/20