ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Winter 2021, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  Online (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:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/19/21 - 4/21/21 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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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. 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 Requirements:

Assignments and tests will be asynchronous multiple-choice, short answer, and essay questions that will be submitted via Canvas and Connect during a designated time frame. Assignments will be due in the discussion section and at the lecture level.

Class Format:

All aspects of the course will be compatible with remote online learning (DC). The lecture will be asynchronous. Weekly discussion sections will require synchronous participation. We will use Canvas for asynchronous components and Zoom for optional synchronous meetings with the instructor. The section will be conducted synchronously via Zoom.

Schedule

ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
12251
Open
7
 
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TBA
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS 003-014. DIS SECTIONS DO NOT MEET UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES.
002 (LEC)
 Online
12262
Closed
0
 
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TBA
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 002 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS 027-044. DIS SECTIONS DO NOT MEET UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES.
003 (DIS)
 Online
12252
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
004 (DIS)
 Online
12253
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2
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
005 (DIS)
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12254
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0
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
006 (DIS)
 Online
12255
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1
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
007 (DIS)
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12256
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
008 (DIS)
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12257
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
010 (DIS)
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18607
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
011 (DIS)
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18608
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
012 (DIS)
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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029 (DIS)
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030 (DIS)
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033 (DIS)
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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W 10:00AM - 11:00AM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
039 (DIS)
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21
040 (DIS)
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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1/19/21 - 4/21/21
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