Welcome to Richard Chalfen's Course Description Page

rmc.jpg (76874 bytes) Philadelphia, ca. 1984
Photo by: Anja Dalderup

Temple University Japan, 1993

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Click on the course name below for a description
(courses taught on a two-year cycle):

Anthropology 64 - American Culture

Anthropology 164 -- American Culture in Japan

Anthropology 241 -- Introduction to Visual Anthropology

Anthropology 271 --
Japanese Culture in America

Anthropology 272 --
American Culture in Japan

Anthropology 336 -- Anthropology Through Feature Films

Anthropology 337 -- Pictorial Lives: A Personal Anthropology

Anthropology 338 -- Visual Anthropology of Japan

Anthropology 535 -- Anthropology of Home Media Communication

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Relevant Publications:

1977 Human Images: Teaching the Communication of Ethnography. Anthropology and Education Quarterly 8(1):8-11.

1974 The Teaching of Visual Anthropology at Temple (with Jay Ruby). SAVC Newsletter 5(3):5-7.