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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Spring 2007

ANT 394M • Self and Emotion

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30225 F
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
EPS 1.130KA
KEELER

Course Description

The course will examine a number of approaches to the cultural construction of self and emotion. Some preliminary readings will point to issues currently receiving attention in the field. Then we will read a number of ethnographies that address these questions directly, several of them concerning societies in South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. An effort will be made to see how we can avoid simply comparing "us" to "them" and to consider instead how one non-Western society can be fruitfully compared to another.

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