May 23, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 4800 - Garbage: Humans and their Refuge


What happens when you flush the toilet? Why does that question make Americans squeamish? This course examines the various ways that human societies have categorized polluting substances and the various technologies and symbolic practices they have used to place materials outside the boundaries of acceptable sociality.

Credits: 3 hours



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