The Anthropological Imagination (L6001)
15 credits, Level 4
We aim to convey a sense of anthropology as an exciting, 'living' subject, alive to the concerns of different communities and populations living across the globe. You'll also experience it as cutting edge in terms of the research conducted by anthropologists at Sussex, as we actively engage with issues of social, cultural and global transformation.
The module structure revolves around five core themes considered central to the subject. These capture anthropological thinking about culture, identity and representation:
- kinship, self and body
- economy as culture
- work on the global-local interface.
100%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 20 hours of contact time and 130 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.