Anthropology of Healing (ANTH 403.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ANTH 403 02 January 2019 James Waldram
ANTH 403 02 January 2016


This course exposes students to critical anthropological perspectives on the concepts of healing, health, and well-being. Emphasis is placed on understanding the meaning of healing in cultural context, and on the cultural bases of psychosocial, medical, restorative, and transformational therapeutic processes.


3 credit units of 300 level ANTH, or permission of the instructor.


Students who have taken ANTH 498 (Special Topics) Anthropology of Healing may not take this course for credit.

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