Each time this course is taught, it will address a different issue or event that receives a great deal of attention in contemporary Latin American anthropology. Students will explore the topic in depth, using current anthropological journals and recent books. Recent topics have included "Politics of Indigenous Culture in Latin America," "Gender Identity in Latin America," "Scandal and Controversy in Latin American Anthropology," "Native Peoples of Southern Mexico," and "Issues in Mayan Studies." The course may be repeated for credit as long as the topic has changed. Partial Completion of
Triad: Social Science or Language/Global Issues
Prerequisite: ANT 200 Introduction to Anthropology or ANT 241 Native Peoples of Mexico and Guatemala.