ANTHROPOLOGY    E105     Spring 2007   SECTION 7592

CULTURE AND SOCIETY

DR. RICHARD WILK

12:20P-01:10P   TR     CH 122

 

SCHEDULE OF TOPICS, READINGS AND ASSIGNMENTS

 

 

 

Date

Topic

Text Readings

Assignments Due

9 Jan

Course Introduction

 

 

11 Jan

Anthropology and Cultural Relativism

Chapter 1

 

16 Jan

What Cultural Anthropologists Do

 

 

18 Jan

Biology and Culture: Race, Racism and Ethnicity

Chapter 2

 

23 Jan

Race and Difference among Americans

 

1

25 Jan

Culture is the key concept

Chapter 12

 

30 Jan

Why so Many Different Cultures???

Appendix

2

1 Feb

Human Communication

Chapter 3

 

6 Feb

Language and Culture

 

3

8 Feb

Language & Cosmos: Space and Time

Chapter 4

 

13 Feb

Ecological Anthropology

Chapter 8

4

15 Feb

Life in the Rainforest

 

 

20 Feb

Economic Anthropology

 

5

22 Feb

Food and Culture

Chapter 7

 

27 Feb

MID TERM EXAM

 

 

1 Mar

Art and Expressive Culture

Chapter 5

 

6 Mar

Varieties of Religious experience

 

6

8 Mar

Religion and Mythology

 

 

Spring Break

20 Mar

Marriage, Families and Kinship

Chapter 9

7

22 Mar

Different kinds of Families

 

 

27 Mar

Families and Gender Roles

Chapter 10

8

29 Mar

Sex and Sexuality

Chapter 6

 

3 Apr

Culture Change

 

9

5 Apr

Globalization and Culture

Chapter 11

 

10 Apr

Consumer Culture

 

10

12 Apr

Applied Anthropology

 

 

17 Apr

Anthropologists at Work

 

11

19 Apr

Cultural Survival and Ethics

 

 

24 Apr

The Yanomami Controversy

 

12

26 Apr

Course Wrap-up and Evaluation

 

 

Exam

7:15-9:15 p.m., Thursday May 3