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ANTH 314/414: Cultures of the United States

This course considers the rich ethnic diversity of the U.S. from the perspective of social/cultural anthropology. Conquest, immigration, problems of conflicts and accommodation, and the character of the diverse regional and ethnic cultures are considered as are forms of racism, discrimination, and their consequences. Groups of interest include various Latina/o and Native peoples, African-American groups, and specific ethnic groups of Pacific, Mediterranean, European, Asian, and Caribbean origin. Offered as ANTH 314, ETHS 314, and ANTH 414.

Dates: May 15-June 2, 2017

Session: May Term

Time: MTuWTh 9:30a-12:30p

Instructor: Atwood Gaines

Credits: 3 credits

Department: Anthropology

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