2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CANTH 3101 Anthropology of the Caribbean

The Course surveys the Caribbean from anthropological and historical perspectives, examining the role of globalization in the cultural, political, and economic heterogeneity of the region through the study of histories of colonialism and the plantation system, tourism, the construction of race and gender in the Caribbean nation-states, the production of popular culture, and the importance of transnational communities and migrations in contemporary Caribbean cultures.




one CANTH, CSOCL, or CSOCS course


Fulfills Global Perspectives requirement.