ANTH 525 (01) - Anthropology of the Body: Fat, Fitness and Form

The Body: Fat, Fitness & Form

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Anthropology
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 56271
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Social Science (Discovery)
Instructors: Casey Golomski

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm HS 108