Portfolio Category: Sociology

Domination and the Arts of Resistance

Domination and the Arts of Resistance

Confrontations between the powerless and the powerful are laden with deception – the powerless feign deference and the powerful subtly assert their mastery. Peasants, serfs, untouchables, slaves, laborers, prisoners, and ...
Lost In Translation (Socio-Linguistics)

Lost In Translation (Socio-Linguistics)

This class follows our familiar words and conversations into unfamiliar territory. It takes learners on a journey to distant lands to study the relationship between language and culture and how ...
Anthropology On The Front Lines

Anthropology On The Front Lines

Anthropology is typically associated with the study of faraway places and of “exotic,” “traditional” cultures, but, in fact, anthropologists have long studied “modern” life both in the West and elsewhere ...