Anthropology 102                                                                                                                             

Dr. Leanna Wolfe                                                                                                                                 Fall 2017


Links to assigned PowerPoints, Videos and Readings.


Week                  Day       Quiz            Links                                                                  Topics     

1                          8/29         1                 Video: Festival!!                                                  Anthropological Ideas

                                                             Video: An Introduction to the discipline of Anthropology

                           8/31                            PPT: Photography Projects

                                                              Video: Two Young Gals Discover America in 1941                                         


2                           9/5-7       2                 Video: Trobriand Cricket                                      Culture Concept

                                                              Video: Vida Diferida (Life Deferred)


3                          9/12-14     3               The Gringa Studies Machismo                               Doing Fieldwork

                                                             Video: Doing Anthropology                                                                                                                                                       


4                          9/19          4               CYBER FIELD OBSERVATIONS DUE!          Anthropology in Practice                                             

                                                             Sorting Out Sex, Culture and Business in China and Cuba   


                            9/21                           ROSH HASHANAH HOLIDAY - NO CLASS


5                          9/26         5                PPT: The Culture of Cyber Chat                           Language


                            9/28                           PHOTO FIELD OBSERVATION DUE!

                                                             MIDTERM #1 REVIEW                                      


6                         10/3                            MIDTERM #1


                           10/5                            FIELD OBSERVATION DUE!                                                                


7                         10/10        6                PPT: Politics and Culture of Home Sharing            Subsistence/Economics

                          10/12                          PHOTO INTERVIEW PROJECT DUE


8                         10/17         7               KINSHIP CHART EXPLAINED                            Family & Marriage

                                                            Arranging a Marriage in India                                  

                                                            Studying India’s New Found Courtship with Romantic Love   

                           10/19                         PPT: How the Bough Bends: Users of Donated Gametes


9                         10/24        8               Engaging the Gender Divide in Morocco                  Gender

                                                           PPT: Sex and Culture Project

                                                            PPT: Speculations on the Origins of Human Sexual Behavior                                                                          10/26                          Video: Middlesexes-Hijra Initiation

                                                           Video: Middlesexes-Thai Lady Boys

                                                            KINSHIP CHART DUE (extra credit)                                     


10                      10/31         9                Adding A Co-Wife                                                Sexuality                           

                                                             PPT: Adding A Co-Wife

                                                            Video: A Polyamorous Couple’s Guide to Sleeping with Multiple Partners

                                                            On Kittens and the Very Invented Culture of Polyamory

                                                            PPT: Changing Perspectives on Sexual Assault

                                                             Video: Ending violence against women with numbers and stories - TEDx

                                                            MIDTERM #2 REVIEW


11                   11/7 - 9                           PROFESSOR AT A CONFERENCE - NO CLASS


12                   11/14                              MIDTERM #2


                     11/16             10              No Links                                                              Political Anthropology    ‘


13                  11/21                               APP STUDY PROJECT DUE            


                     11/23                               THANKSGIVING - NO CLASS


14                 11/28             11               Video: Gift Society and Basic Income                     Religion and Magic

                                                            Video: Five Insane Burning Man Facts                    Burning Man

                                                             Burning Woman (blog)

                     11/30                                Researching Sex (and Drugs) at Burning Man                                                                     


15                 12/5             12                 PPT: Negotiating Ethnicity in Malaysia                    Race and Ethnicity                                                                                                                                                   

                                                             Video: Race: Are We So Different?                        World System/Colonialism’

                                                            ALTERED STATES PROJECT DUE

                    12/7                                  FINAL REVIEW                                                  Globalization

                                                            LAST DAY TO TURN IN PROJECTS AND EXTRA CREDIT


16                 12/14                                FINAL EXAM