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WEEK ONE: AN INTRODUCTION

A brief introduction to Cultural Anthropology 101, and preview of our semester for Fall 2013. Also includes key terms & definitions from Alan Ballard
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Sofia Shank

on 9 September 2013

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Transcript of WEEK ONE: AN INTRODUCTION

The Queens Anthropology department defines the unique scope of anthropology, in three ways:

Placing "Cultural Anthropology" into the discipline of anthropology


Chapter 1 “Visions of Anthropology:
1-10,

Chapter 3: “Changing Perspectives 27-46
“Introduction to Cultural Anthropology”
Taken from Anthropology Department at Queens College Home Page
http://qcpages.qc.edu/anthro/index.html
1. its focus of study is on all of humanity
2. on all aspects of humanity
3. and at all time periods.”

Biological Anthropology
archeology
Barnard:
Anthropological Linguistics
Cultural Anthropology
ASSIGNED READINGS:
Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Namibia
Professor Alan Barnard FBA
Course description:
Genetics
Ecology
Primates
Evolution
A PREVIEW
Cultural Anthropology
Fall 2013
Mahmood Mamdani
W.E.B Du Bois
Lisa Lowe
Lecture with Sir Ken Robinson
http://www.thersa.org/
Photo courtesy Mark Levy Collection, Queens College Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives
Photo courtesy Mark Levy Collection, Queens College Libraries, Department of Special Collections and Archives
http://www.pbs.org/race/003_RaceTimeline/003_00-home.htm
American ideas about race have changed significantly over time. Since the beginning, the way we have classified and defined groups, our laws, social policies, even our scientific discoveries — have all been shaped by shifting political priorities.

Learn more about the history and evolution of the race concept.
FOLLOW LINK HERE
Introduction
Week Ten: The Anthropology of Race & Education
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