2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ANTH 342 Anthropology of the United States

Examines the values, beliefs, and experiences of different groups of people in the United States through the lens of identity (how one views oneself), identification (how others view that individual), and inequality. Explores contemporary intersections of race, class, gender, religion, sexuality, and/or political ecology, as well as historical influences on those categories, like colonialism. Addresses how different groups work to challenge inequality, develop resilience, and build solidarity in the nation. 

Prerequisite: AFAM 100, ANTH 101, ANTH 111, or WGS 201 or permission of the instructor.