Anthropology 102                                                                                                                             

Dr. Leanna Wolfe                                                                                                                                 Spring 2017

CULTURAL and VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Links to assigned PowerPoints, Videos and Readings.

 

Week                  Day       Quiz            Links                                                                  Topics     

1                          2/6          1                 Festival!!                                                             What is Anthropology?

                                                             Photography Projects

                                                              Two Young Gals Discover America in 1941                                         

                                                              

2                          2/13         2                 The Gringa Studies Machismo                                Culture

                                                             Ethnocentrism/Cultural Relativism Project Due (Required)

 

3                          2/20                            PRESIDENT’S Day - No Class

 

4                          2/27          3                No links                                                                Doing Anthropology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

5                           3/6           4                                                                                            Applying Anthropology

                                                              Sorting Out Sex, Culture and Business in China and Cuba   

                                                              CYBER FIELD OBSERVATIONS DUE!         Oral Reports

                                                                                                      

6                         3/13          5                PPT: The Culture of Cyber Chat

                                                            PHOTO FIELD OBSERVATIONS DUE!        Oral Reports

                                                            MIDTERM #1 REVIEW                                      Language/Communication

 

7                         3/20                            MIDTERM #1

                                                            FIELD OBSERVATIONS DUE!                       Oral Reports                                                              

 

8                        3/27          6                PPT: Politics and Culture of Home Sharing            Economics/Making a Living

                                                           PHOTO INVENTORY DUE!                             Oral Reports     

 

9                        4/3                             SPRING BREAK - No Class

 

10                     4/10          7                 KINSHIP CHART EXPLAINED                            Families, Kinship & Marriage

                                                            Arranging a Marriage in India                                  

                                                            Studying India’s New Found Courtship with Romantic Love   

                                                            PPT: How the Bough Bends: Users of Donated Gametes

                                                            PHOTO INTERVIEW DUE                                Oral Reports

                                                             

11                     4/17         8                  Engaging the Gender Divide in Morocco                  Gender

                                                           PPT: Sex and Culture Project                                                            

                                                            LIFE HISTORY INTERVIEW DUE!                 Oral Reports                                                                                                      KINSHIP CHART DUE (extra credit)                                     

                              

12                    4/24          9                   Adding A Co-Wife                                                 Polyamory and Polygamy                             

                                                             PPT: Adding A Co-Wife

                                                            On Kittens and the Very Invented Culture of Polyamory

                                                            America’s Fidelity Crisis  

                                                             MIDTERM #2 REVIEW

 

13                   5/1                                  MIDTERM #2

                                                            PHOTO INTERVIEWS DUE                              Oral Reports       

 

14                   5/8            10                    No Links                                                               Political Systems        

                                                              

15                   5/15          11                   Video: Gift Society and Basic Income                     Religion and Magic

                                                             Video: Five Insane Burning Man Facts                    Burning Man

                                                              Burning Woman (blog)

                                                              Researching Sex (and Drugs) at Burning Man            

                                                              ALTERED STATES PROJECT EXPLAINED       

 

16                  5/22            12                  PPT: Negotiating Ethnicity in Malaysia                    Race and Ethnicity                                                                                                                                                   

                                                              Video: Trobriand Cricket                                       World System/Colonialism

                                                             ALTERED STATES PROJECT DUE! Anthropology in a Globalizing World  

                                                              LAST DAY TO TURN IN PROJECTS AND EXTRA CREDIT                                                                                                FINAL REVIEW

 

17                  5/29                                  MEMORIAL DAY - No Class                              

                                                              

18                  6/5                                    FINAL EXAM