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ANTH 638 01 (12234) /ANTH438
Culture, Power, Oil
Douglas Rogers
W 9.25-11.15 SA10 105
Fall 2013 
 
The course analyzes the production, circulation, and consumption of petroleum in order to explore key topics in recent social and cultural theory, including globalization, empire, cultural performance, natural resource extraction, and the nature of the state. Case studies from the United States, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Venezuela, and the former Soviet Union, among others.