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ANTHRO 202

: Music and Identity in World Music Cultures
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines music's role in the construction and reinforcement of identity. Considers a range of culturally constructed concepts including class, gender and ethnicity; also considers the impact of mass mediated sound and unique nature of music in the cultural diaspora. Examples and case studies range from the ritual musics of Africa and the classical music of South Asia to East Asian pop.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points passed
177

ANTHRO 203

: Thinking like a Social Anthropologist
2020 Semester One (1203)
A survey of some of the key anthropological theories used to analyse human social life, discussed by reference to cross-cultural studies. Also considers current debates/issues within the discipline.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology
178

ANTHRO 204

: Ethnography of Island Polynesia
2021 Semester One (1213)
What is distinctive about Polynesian culture and society? How and why are Polynesian cultures alike? How are they different? In what ways are Fiji, Samoa, Tikopia, Tokelau and Tonga different or similar to other Oceanic cultures? Anthropological studies of these questions will be explored through indigenous Polynesian, anthropological and historical accounts.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology, Māori Studies or Pacific Studies, or 45 points in BGlobalSt courses
179

ANTHRO 204

: Ethnography of Island Polynesia
2020 Summer School (1200)
What is distinctive about Polynesian culture and society? How and why are Polynesian cultures alike? How are they different? In what ways are Fiji, Samoa, Tikopia, Tokelau and Tonga different or similar to other Oceanic cultures? Anthropological studies of these questions will be explored through indigenous Polynesian, anthropological and historical accounts.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology, Māori Studies or Pacific Studies, or 45 points in BGlobalSt courses
180

ANTHRO 205

: Primate Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the diversity of extant nonhuman primate species, including their behaviour, ecology, and conservation, and also the importance of primatology toward an understanding of our own species. Specifically, students will critically examine the results of primatological inquiries in order to gain insight into the comparative evolutionary approach, especially with respect to the applicability of such efforts to the study of humans.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 349
181

ANTHRO 205

: Primate Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation
2021 Semester One (1213)
Examines the diversity of extant nonhuman primate species, including their behaviour, ecology, and conservation, and also the importance of primatology toward an understanding of our own species. Specifically, students will critically examine the results of primatological inquiries in order to gain insight into the comparative evolutionary approach, especially with respect to the applicability of such efforts to the study of humans.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 349
182

ANTHRO 206

: Origins of Civilisation
2024 Semester One (1243)
The shift from a hunter-gatherer way of life to one based on village life and agriculture is foundational for the development of complex society. The course considers what socio-cultural changes were involved as Holocene societies developed in different parts of the world and how the relationship between humans and the environment changed.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 322
183

ANTHRO 206

: Origins of Civilisation
2022 Semester Two (1225)
The shift from a hunter-gatherer way of life to one based on village life and agriculture is foundational for the development of complex society. The course considers what socio-cultural changes were involved as Holocene societies developed in different parts of the world and how the relationship between humans and the environment changed.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 322
184

ANTHRO 206

: Origins of Civilisation
2020 Semester One (1203)
The shift from a hunter-gatherer way of life to one based on village life and agriculture is foundational for the development of complex society. The course considers what socio-cultural changes were involved as Holocene societies developed in different parts of the world and how the relationship between humans and the environment changed.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 322
185

ANTHRO 207

: Archaeological History of Aotearoa New Zealand
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines the first 600-700 years of human settlement in Aotearoa New Zealand from an archaeological perspective, from Polynesian arrival through the early historic period. Themes include Māori origins in East Polynesia, adaptations to Aotearoa’s temperate environment, changing patterns of resource use, Māori material culture and arts, the development of fortified sites or pā, and the emergence of classic Māori society.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 365
186

ANTHRO 208

: Biosocial Medical Anthropology
2024 Semester One (1243)
Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage I
Restriction: ANTHRO 324, 372
187

ANTHRO 208

: Biosocial Medical Anthropology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 102 or 60 points passed at Stage I
Restriction: ANTHRO 324, 372
188

ANTHRO 208

: Biosocial Medical Anthropology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 102 or 60 points passed at Stage I
Restriction: ANTHRO 324, 372
189

ANTHRO 208

: Medical Anthropology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 102 or 60 points passed at Stage I
190

ANTHRO 208

: Medical Anthropology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Medical Anthropology draws on biological and social/cultural anthropology to address issues of human health and disease. A distinct subfield, it includes studies of the co-evolution of humans and diseases, human ecology, cultural constructions of health and illness, medical knowledge and healing practices, and the political economy of health. Students are asked to research, think and write analytically about these topics.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 102 or 60 points passed at Stage I
191

ANTHRO 211

: Human Sex, Gender and Sexuality
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores the central anthropological topics of human sex, sexuality and gender from diverse perspectives. Topics may include cross-cultural and social conceptualisations and creations of difference; ideas about biology, gender and sexuality; how they are simultaneously socio-cultural products and forces; lived experiences and corporeal and political phenomena; reproductive politics; and global, national and local sexual and gender relations.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology, Gender Studies, History or Sociology
Restriction: ANTHRO 215, 342
192

ANTHRO 211

: Human Sex, Gender and Sexuality
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Explores the central anthropological topics of human sex, sexuality and gender from diverse perspectives. Topics may include cross-cultural and social conceptualisations and creations of difference; ideas about biology, gender and sexuality; how they are simultaneously socio-cultural products and forces; lived experiences and corporeal and political phenomena; reproductive politics; and global, national and local sexual and gender relations.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology, Gender Studies, History or Sociology
Restriction: ANTHRO 215, 342
193

ANTHRO 212

: Ethnographic Film and Photography
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores uses of photography and film in the production and dissemination of anthropological knowledge. Emphasises the choices in subject matter, imagined audience, composition, construction of narrative (or not), and mode of representation that are made at all stages in the production of ethnographic images. Uses ethnographic images to reflect on construction of ethnographic texts.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: ANTHRO 100 or ARTHIST 115 or 30 points in Anthropology, Sociology, Media Film and Television, or Communication
Restriction: ANTHRO 320, 373
194

ANTHRO 217

: Rhythm, Blues and Rock
2021 Semester Two (1215)
African-American popular music and culture from the mid-1930s through the early 1960s, including styles such as blues, R 'n' B, and early Rock 'n' Roll. Considers issues of racial and gendered representation, creativity, the popular music industry, the place of music in the development of 'youth culture' and stylistic trends. Individual performers, recordings and performances, are also examined.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points passed
Restriction: POPMUS 206
195

ANTHRO 234

: Popular Musics of the Pacific
2023 Semester Two (1235)
From hip hop to reggae to pop, this course explores Pacific popular music genre, artists and songs as well as relevant musical techniques, modes of distribution and processes of fusion and change. It probes the positions and possibilities of Pasifika pop musics by discussing critical questions about culture, authenticity, modernisation, consumerism, identity and musical (ex)change.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points passed
196

ANTHRO 234

: Popular Musics of the Pacific
2022 Semester Two (1225)
From hip hop to reggae to pop, this course explores Pacific popular music genre, artists and songs as well as relevant musical techniques, modes of distribution and processes of fusion and change. It probes the positions and possibilities of Pasifika pop musics by discussing critical questions about culture, authenticity, modernisation, consumerism, identity and musical (ex)change.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points passed
197

ANTHRO 234

: Popular Musics of the Pacific
2020 Semester Two (1205)
From hip hop to reggae to pop, this course explores Pacific popular music genre, artists and songs as well as relevant musical techniques, modes of distribution and processes of fusion and change. It probes the positions and possibilities of Pasifika pop musics by discussing critical questions about culture, authenticity, modernisation, consumerism, identity and musical (ex)change.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 30 points passed
198

ANTHRO 235

: The Anthropology of Human Remains
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Human remains reflect the lives of the dead as well as the lives of those who buried them. The course introduces students to the various ways in which we can study the dead. It covers three areas: the interpretation of mortuary practices, the interpretation of past lives from skeletal remains, and the practice of burial archaeology in the southern hemisphere.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 367
199

ANTHRO 235

: The Anthropology of Human Remains
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Human remains reflect the lives of the dead as well as the lives of those who buried them. The course introduces students to the various ways in which we can study the dead. It covers three areas: the interpretation of mortuary practices, the interpretation of past lives from skeletal remains, and the practice of burial archaeology in the southern hemisphere.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 367
200

ANTHRO 235

: The Anthropology of Human Remains
2020 Semester One (1203)
Human remains reflect the lives of the dead as well as the lives of those who buried them. The course introduces students to the various ways in which we can study the dead. It covers three areas: the interpretation of mortuary practices, the interpretation of past lives from skeletal remains, and the practice of burial archaeology in the southern hemisphere.
Subject: Anthropology
Prerequisite: 15 points in Anthropology or 60 points passed
Restriction: ANTHRO 367