ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Section: 002
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Other Course Info:
Does not count toward requirements for the Anthropology major. F, W, Sp.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to anthropology and its four subdisciplines (archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology), providing a glimpse of the field's history, present status, and importance. We'll look at the concepts and methods that typify the discipline and frame anthropology's comprehensive, holistic worldview. The course looks especially at cultural and ethnic diversity, and the interactions leading to structures of dominance, inequality, and resistance. It teaches students ways of learning and thinking about the world's many designs for living in time and space. We'll cover topics like the nature of culture, race and ethnicity; human genetics, biological evolution, and the fossil record; primate (monkey and ape) behavior; the emergence of agriculture, cities, and states; language and culture; systems of marriage, kinship, and family; sex-gender divisions; economics, politics, and religion in global perspective; theories of development, power and social change; technoscience and emerging media; world systems, global assemblages, and contemporary cultural predicaments. Course materials: Textbook and additional readings.

Course Requirements:

In class exams, discussion section participation, and a hands on ethnographic project.

Class Format:

Lectures and discussion sections.

ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
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001 (LEC)
 
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ISBN: 0520282744
The land of open graves : living and dying on the migrant trail, Author: De Leo?n, Jason, 1977-
Required
ISBN: 1259818411
Anthropology : appreciating human diversity, Author: Kottak, Conrad Phillip,
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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