Director: Henry J. Rutz
Professor of Anthropology
Ph: 315 859 4191
We will study issues related to the cultures of globalization in three broad areas:
New York City will be our laboratory for understanding these issues.
Prerequisite: The program prerequisite is one social science course or consent of the instructor. There are no course prerequisites for receiving college credits toward graduation. Anthropology concentrators or minors receive up to two credits toward their concentration or minor.
NOTE: Departments may or may not extend concentration credit to one or more of the following courses. Consult with the NYC Program Director and department chair.
395 Global Cultural Conflict and Pluralism
The study of intra-national, transnational, and regional conflicts that include elements of religion, ethnicity, race, class, and gender
396 Independent Study
A tutorial resulting in a substantial paper (30 pp) that integrates experience and learning from the internship with an academic perspective and knowledge gained in the seminars or other tutorial readings
Work experience during four days a week that includes a journal or written account of that experience
398 The Commodification of Culture
An exploration of the different ways in which the global economy and new information technologies have affected cultures around the globe through revaluation of their material culture, ritual, ideas, and knowledge.