Feb 19, 2020  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 295-02 - Special Topic: Anthropology of Disaster

4 credits (Fall)
In this course, students will examine the ways in which natural, sociocultural and technological systems interact to produce catastrophe. Students will learn about the main theoretical paradigms used in the anthropological study of disasters and will apply these frameworks to ethnographic case studies of several disaster scenarios. Also, they will analyze the way in which individuals, communities and organizations prepare for, respond to and are affected by disasters.

Prerequisite: ANT 104 .
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Kulstad