ANTH 525 (1SY) - Anthropology of the Body: Fat, Fitness and Form

The Body: Fat, Fitness & Form

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Anthropology
Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16357
This course surveys the way our human bodies are valued, transformed, experienced and made subject to control in different societies around the world. It explores cultural constructions of fatness and obesity, fitness and sports as sites of politics, economics and social change, and bodily modification and dis-integration in tattooing, injury, biomedical technology, disability, aging, and extreme environments of war and outerspace. Uses anthropological and feminist theories and introduces ethnographic methods.
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Only listed campus in section: Durham
Attributes: Social Science (Discovery)
Instructors: Casey Golomski

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 T 2:10pm - 3:30pm MUB 338/340
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 R 2:10pm - 3:30pm ONLINE