Applied Archaeology and Museums

Bibliographic Information

Course Title

Applied Archaeology and Museums


Robert P. Connolly

Institution Where Taught

University of Memphis

Semester or Date Taught

Spring 2014

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Additional Information

Course Number

ANTH/ESCI 4680/6680

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Course Description

The course explores the intersection of Applied Archaeology and Museums through the representations of cultural heritage in a broad array of public venues. Topics that comprise the exploration include repatriation, cultural patrimony, cultural resource management, civic engagement, rights and responsibilities of stakeholders, public involvement in museum representations, performance, education, culture and memory. The course is applied in focus. Students will be challenged to transform concepts contained in readings to real-time applications through class projects and written assignments.

Syllabus Available



A PDF of the course syllabus for the Spring 2014 semester is provided on Robert Connelly's page.


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