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Featured Course: The Ancient World in Modern Film

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The Ancient World in Modern Film

  Modern cinema often shapes our understanding of the past – both good and bad. But just how historically accurate are our favorite films? Are modern directors more interested in wowing audiences with over-the-top theatrics and CGI effect instead of portraying a historically-accurate account of the ancient world? Are you not entertained!? This summer, ANCS 350 – The Ancient World in Modern Film explores […]

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Featured Course: American Indian Cultures

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ANTH 326

  Many people fail to realize the cultural diversity of groups indigenous to the Americas. This summer, examine the issues of representation and identity in contemporary North American Indian communities, including the role of anthropological interpretation and its impact on the perceptions of Native America. Drawing on contemporary ethnographic studies, ANTH 326 – American Indian Cultures emphasizes the economic and political adaptations […]

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