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ANTHROPOLOGY

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AT 4011 / AT 4511
THE FOUR A'S: ANTHROPOLOGY, ARCHAEOLOGY, ART AND ARCHITECTURE
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr J Vergunst

Pre-requisite(s): Available only to students in Programme Year 4.

Note(s): This course will be available in 2012/13 in the second half-session as AT 4511.

This course explores the connections between anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture, conceived as alternative approaches to understanding and shaping how people perceive and relate to their surroundings, in currents of space, time and movement. It focuses on: issues of perception, design and construction; the generation and reproduction of form in natural and 'built' environments; the relation between bodily movements and lived time/space; the significance of craft and skill; activities of depiction and description, and impacts of old and new technologies. The course explores these issues through readings, practical exercises and site visits.

1 one-hour lecture and 1 one-hour seminar per week.

1st Attempt: Examination (60%) and in-course assessment (40%).