ANTH 4635 Seminar in Museum Techniques

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 76.
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2 hours lecture and 2 hours supervised fieldwork; 3 credits

Applied introduction to museology. Practical experience in cooperation with museums in New York City, in order to learn historical and contemporary overviews of museology. Field experiences will include attending museum exhibitions, meeting with museum professionals, exploring exhibition topics, and cultural mapping of space. Students will complete an object-based project.

Prerequisite: the appropriate introductory course (Anthropology 1000 or 1002 or 2100 or 2200 or 2300 or 2400 or 2401 or 2301 or 2201 or 1100 or 1200 or 1300 or 1400) plus six credits in Anthropology Department courses numbered 3000 and higher, or permission of the chairperson.


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