The formation and structure of contemporary cities in the United States and the Third World. The current urban situation is put in perspective by understanding city origins, urbanization, and the causes of urban growth and change.
ANTH 3510 Museums: Cultures on Display
Explores the purposes museums serve and the meanings museums create in New York City and throughout the world. Considers practices of collecting and displaying both objects and people, and covers both the historical development of museums and contemporary museums-related controversies. The course will frequently meet at New York City museums for in-situ learning experiences.