Anthropology of Disaster and Disruption (ANTH 405.3)

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ANTH 405 02 January 2018


This seminar course explores anthropological approaches to the human experience of disaster, disruption, and dislocation. Adopting perspectives primarily from medical and environmental anthropology, the course examines social and cultural responses to natural and human-made disasters, forced resettlement, and other forms of population disruption.


3 credit units 300-level ANTH or permission of instructor.


Students who have received credit for ANTH 498.3 Anthropology of Disaster and Disruption may not take this course for credit.

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