This writing seminar focuses on how British and American culture has defined the child since the 18th century, tracing the ever-evolving definitions of childhood through books, games, and toys of different periods.
This seminar course addresses major theories and findings in Asian American psychology, with a focus on immigration and acculturation, ethnic identity, stereotyping and discrimination, families and development, and mental health.
This anthropology course, co-taught by this semester’s Friend in Residence, engages with issues, theories, and methodologies of nonviolent and violent struggles, peace negotiations, transitional justice, post-conflict reconstruction, and peacebuilding by looking at South Africa as a case study.
This seminar encourages students to analyze primary sources and secondary works to explore how and why early Friends came to see both war and slavery as immoral.
This course examines how anthropologists contribute to human rights in law and grassroots movements.