This course will explore contemporary issues and events in a global context. The focus will be directed at recognizing the changing theoretical paradigms and methods for anthropologists in ethnographical representation for human populations that are evolving in "borderless" communities in modernity.
This course can be applied toward:
ANTH 100 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) or ANTH 200 (Cultures and the Global System).
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS
- Global Outlaws: Crime, Money, and Power in the Contemporary World (2007)
- Globalization (2005)
Appadurai, Arjun (ed.)
- Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (2010)
- Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped (2016)
Dr. Barbara Hawthorne's research areas include applied anthropology, art expression and representation, community engagement, immigrant populations in the United States with emphasis on Mexican-American studies in northern Colorado; multicultural education, gender studies; research and methodologies in anthropology and education; cultural change and globalization; gender studies; human sexuality; and museoloogy.