York University

Graduate Studies

Social Anthropology


4700 Keele Street

North York, ON




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Program focuses on the social/cultural anthropology of contemporary societies; flexibility is emphasized. The small size of the program makes it ideally suited to students who are independent thinkers and who value flexibility, yet who also seek individual attention and supervision. The program concentrates on areas of change and complexity in social and cultural life at levels ranging from local to global. The emphasis is on theoretical and practical research that combines conceptual sophistication, reflexivity and political engagement. Fieldwork focuses on political, social and cultural locations in interconnected worlds as well as in particular regions. This program prepares students for careers as professional anthropologists and for diverse occupations with national and international agencies and other professions. Streams and Specializations: •Health, Illness & the Body •Knowledge Systems •Power, Politics & Development •Representation, Identity & Performance Please visit the program website for more information.



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Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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