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ANTH 1001: Introduction to anthropology
Monday, May 4, 2020 (Week 10)
Available at http://anthro.rschram.org/1001/2020/4.1.1
E. Jean Matteson Langdon “Introduction: Shamanism and Anthropology,” in Portals of Power: Shamanism in South America, ed. E. Jean Matteson Langdon (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992), 1–21, http://books.google.com?id=vodjAAAAMAAJ.
Lawrence E. Sullivan “The Attributes and Power of the Shaman: A General Description of the Ecstatic Care of the Soul,” in Ancient Traditions: Shamanism in Central Asia and the Americas, ed. Gary Seaman and Jane Stevenson Day (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1994), 29–45.
Notes and other material for Jadran’s lectures will be in this week’s topic page on the class Canvas site.
Langdon, E. Jean Matteson. “Introduction: Shamanism and Anthropology.” In Portals of Power: Shamanism in South America, edited by E. Jean Matteson Langdon, 1–21. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. http://books.google.com?id=vodjAAAAMAAJ.
Sullivan, Lawrence E. “The Attributes and Power of the Shaman: A General Description of the Ecstatic Care of the Soul.” In Ancient Traditions: Shamanism in Central Asia and the Americas, edited by Gary Seaman and Jane Stevenson Day, 29–45. Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1994.
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