Shereen Lerner, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Anthropology

Program Director :

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 63

480-461-7306

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Anthropology Faculty

Classes Taught

Summer 2020

ASB222 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World 3 Credits
Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17068
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 07/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Fall 2020

AFR202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of inter-ethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to inter-ethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural communication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for successful management of social relations in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35119
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

5 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35119 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

ASB102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits
Principles of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33528
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33528 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

ASB202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of inter-ethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to inter-ethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural communication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for successful management of social relations in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35120
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

5 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35120 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

ASB211 Women in Other Cultures 3 Credits
Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38582
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

1 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 38582 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

ASB214 Magic, Witchcraft and Healing: An Introduction to Comparative Religion 3 Credits
Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35604
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35604 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

ASB253 Death and Dying Across Cultures 3 Credits
Responses to death and dying in cultures around the world. Explanations for particular cultural responses to death and dying. Examples drawn from ancient and contemporary cultures. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36233
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

3 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 36233 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2020

ASB222 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World 3 Credits
Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35852
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35852 Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

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