Mills 169 (A26)
March 9, 2015
Available at http://anthro.rschram.org/talks/first_year_forum
In 1922, Bronislaw Malinowski wrote in Argonauts of the Western Pacific:
"Imagine yourself suddenly set down surrounded by all your gear, alone on a tropical beach close to a native village, while the launch or dinghy which has brought you sails away out of sight… Imagine further that you are a beginner, without previous experience, with nothing to guide you and no one to help you. For the white man is temporarily absent, or else unable or unwilling to waste any of his time on you. This exactly describes my first initiation into field work on the south coast of New Guinea." (Malinowski 1932 : 4)
Ready to learn more about the study of culture, and how it relates to the world we live in? Well, after ANTH 1001, here are some more units you can take!:
Malinowski, Bronislaw. 1932 . Argonauts of The Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea. London: George Routledge and Sons, Ltd. http://archive.org/details/argonautsofthewe032976mbp.