Erik Harms

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
203-436-4276
Address: 
10 Sachem St, Room 120, New Haven, CT 06511

Courses

ANTH 339

Urban Ethnography of Asia

Introduction to the anthropological study of contemporary Asian cities. Focus on new ethnographies about cities in East, Southeast, and South Asia. Topics include rural-urban migration, redevelopment, evictions, social movements, land grabbing, master-planned developments, heritage preservation, utopian aspirations, social housing, slums and precariousness, and spatial cleansing.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: T 9:25 AM - 11:15 AM
ANTH 539

Urban Ethnographies of Asia

Introduction to the anthropological study of contemporary Asian cities. Focus on new ethnographies about cities in East, Southeast, and South Asia. Topics include rural-urban migration, redevelopment, evictions, social movements, land grabbing, master-planned developments, heritage preservation, utopian aspirations, social housing, slums and precariousness, and spatial cleansing.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: T 9:25 AM - 11:15 AM