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(ANTH 440) Conservation of Intangible Culture

Exploration of the varieties of intangible culture, the ethics and practices of documentation, and strategies for developing and managing conservation projects.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites ANTH 105
Offered Fall
Programs B.A. Anthropology and Cultural Sustainability, Anthropology Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically assess the place of intangible culture in communities, cultural regions, nations, and global relations.
  2. Become familiar with the theoretical, ethical, economic, and political implications of intangible culture conservation.
  3. Master deep appreciation for the varieties of intangible culture in comparative cultural contexts.
  4. Develop methodologies for the documentation, conservation, and public uses of intangible culture.
  5. Learn to be ethical, collaborative, and respectful in studying, documenting, and using intangible culture resources.
  6. Develop skills in planning, developing, and managing intangible culture conservation projects.