ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Fall 2022, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Details

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:

Description

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. 

Topics covered include:

  • 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 organization;
  • 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.

*Please note there is a special discussion section of Anthropology 101 this semester that will focus in particular on activities and discussions informed by dialogic pedagogy:[Section 031]. This section is of interest to students who would like to explore topics of social identity and social justice in more depth, making connections between course content and current conversations around issues of race and ethnicity in a smaller discussion based setting. Students who participate in the section can earn credit towards the Minor in Intergroup Relations Education.

Course materials: Textbook and additional readings.

Schedule

ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
10614
Open
1
 
16
MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN MEETING AFTER THE FIRST WEEK. STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SECTIONS 003-014 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
10615
Open
7
 
22
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: DISCUSSION SECTIONS BEGIN MEETING AFTER THE FIRST WEEK. STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SECTIONS 027-044 WILL BE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 002.
003 (DIS)
 In Person
10616
Closed
0
 
4
M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
10617
Closed
0
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
10618
Closed
0
 
1
M 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
10619
Closed
0
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
10620
Closed
0
 
3
M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
10621
Closed
0
 
2
Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
10622
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
10623
Closed
0
 
1
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
10624
Closed
0
 
2
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
10625
Closed
0
 
1
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
21673
Closed
0
 
1
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
10626
Closed
0
 
1
F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
027 (DIS)
 In Person
10627
Closed
0
 
1
M 9:00AM - 10:00AM
028 (DIS)
 In Person
10628
Closed
0
 
4
M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
029 (DIS)
 In Person
10629
Closed
0
 
3
M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
030 (DIS)
 In Person
10630
Closed
0
 
2
M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
031 (DIS)
 In Person
10631
Closed
0
 
1
Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
032 (DIS)
 In Person
10632
Closed
0
 
1
M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
033 (DIS)
 In Person
10633
Closed
0
 
1
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
034 (DIS)
 In Person
10634
Closed
0
 
1
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
035 (DIS)
 In Person
10635
Closed
0
 
3
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
036 (DIS)
 In Person
10636
Closed
0
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
037 (DIS)
 In Person
10637
Closed
0
 
1
W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
038 (DIS)
 In Person
10638
Open
1
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
039 (DIS)
 In Person
10639
Closed
0
 
1
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
040 (DIS)
 In Person
10640
Closed
0
 
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W 12:00PM - 1:00PM
041 (DIS)
 In Person
10641
Closed
0
 
1
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
042 (DIS)
 In Person
19663
Closed
0
 
1
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
043 (DIS)
 In Person
24661
Closed
0
 
1
M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
044 (DIS)
 In Person
24662
Closed
0
 
-
M 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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