The Tattoo: An Interdisciplinary Study on the Practice of Tattooing

Student-initiated course for Spring 2011, sponsored by the Departments of English and Society and Environment

MWF 3:30-4:20 p.m.

While primarily seminar-based, the course may also incorporate the approaches and methodologies of anthropology, sociology, psychology and semiotic analysis in coursework outside the classroom. The course will include an exploration of the historical development of the uses of tattooing, especially uses emerging from personal, social and institutional contexts. The CRN will be available in mid-November for official registration. Students interested in enrolling in this course should contact They will be notified as soon as the course opens.
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