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Anthropology presentations and learning resources
ANTH 1001: Introduction to anthropology
Monday, April 6, 2020 (Week 7)
Available at http://anthro.rschram.org/1001/2020/3.1.1
Francoise Zonabend “An Anthropological Perspective on Kinship and the Family,” in A History of the Family, Volume 1: Distant Worlds, Ancient Worlds, ed. André Burguière et al., trans. Sarah Hanbury Tenison, Rosemary Morris, and Andrew Wilson (Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press, 1996), 8–68 For this week, focus on pp. 8–25, skim pp. 25–39.
Marshall D. Sahlins “The Origin of Society,” Scientific American 203, no. 3 (1960): 76–87, https://www.jstor.org/stable/24940616.
Notes and other material for Jadran’s lectures will be in this week’s topic page on the class Canvas site.
Sahlins, Marshall D. “The Origin of Society.” Scientific American 203, no. 3 (1960): 76–87. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24940616.
Zonabend, Francoise. “An Anthropological Perspective on Kinship and the Family.” In A History of the Family, Volume 1: Distant Worlds, Ancient Worlds, edited by André Burguière, Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, Martine Segalen, and Francoise Zonabend, translated by Sarah Hanbury Tenison, Rosemary Morris, and Andrew Wilson, 8–68. Cambridge, U.K.: Polity Press, 1996.
ANTH 1001: Introduction to anthropology—A guide to the unit
General info: The goal of this class | What we will do in this class | Readings, other class requirements, and online resources | A note about attendance | The keys to success in this class | A guide to effective email | The ANTH 1001 class Canvas site (requires USYD login)
Lecture outlines and guides:
|Module 1: What makes us human?||Weeks 1–3|
|1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.2||Ryan Schram|
|Module 2: Can an anthropologist really leave her culture?||Weeks 4–6|
|2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.2.0, 2.3.0||Ryan Schram|
|Module 3: Is family universal?||Weeks 7–9|
|3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.3.2||Jadran Mimica|
|Module 4: Where is the mind?||Weeks 10–12|
|4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.1, 4.3.2||Jadran Mimica|
|5.1.1, 5.1.2||Ryan Schram|
Assignments: Online discussion posts and responses | Weekly reflections | Module 1 concept quiz | Tell me a story...: An analysis of qualitative data | Proposal for a Grade 12 lesson on kinship | Comprehensive (open-book, take-home) essay response assignment