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Jamieson, Sara Reed Senior Instructor

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Research

keywords

  • Indigenous identity, life cycle rituals, the body, gender relations, culture change, multiculturalism

Teaching

courses taught

  • ANTH 1170 - Exploring Culture and Gender through Film
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
    Explores the concepts of culture and gender from an anthropological perspective, using films and other media, as well as written texts. By analyzing media about other ways of life, students will learn the basic concepts of cultural anthropology and be able to apply them to any society. In addition, students will learn to think critically about documentary and ethnographic media.
  • ANTH 1200 - Culture and Power
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Compares contemporary sociopolitical systems across cultures, from non-Western tribal groups to modern states. Introduces students to anthropological approaches for understanding and analyzing political forces, processes, and institutions that affect cultures such as colonialism, warfare, violence,ethnicity, migration, and globalization.
  • COMR 1000 - Communication and Community
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Introduction to how communication builds community by creating and sharing meaning. Examination of communication practices at the interpersonal level (friends and family), the group level (teams, classrooms and organizations) and the societal level (citizenship, social change, mass media). May be repeated up to 2 total credit hours.
  • WGST 2020 - Femininities, Masculinities, Alternatives
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Examines the construction of gender and sexual identities in the modern world. Focuses on the role of social attitudes and material circumstances in shaping how individuals understand themselves and are understood by others, as well as the actions they take to accept, negotiate and resist these pressures.

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