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ANTH 240 - Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies

  • 3 credits
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Introduction to basic theory and organization of museums and cultural heritage sites including their history, their role in society as places of preservation and education, exhibitions and interpretation, and the relationship between museums and cultural heritage sites and the communities they serve. Emphasis on defining the role of anthropology in today’s museums and cultural heritage sites and multidisciplinary approaches to curation. Required field trips. Credit not allowed for both ANTH 240 and ANTH 281A2.