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Academic Year 2005/2006
History of Anthropological Thought
ANTH 383 SP
This course examines some of the early theoretical traditions from which modern anthropology emerged and on which contemporary anthropological theory continues to reflect. We will focus on the American culturalist
as a major source of symbolic anthropology, and on the French sociological tradition, arguably the matrix for both structural-functionalism and structuralism, as well as a constant reference point for practice theory.
year the visual aspects of anthropology will be emphasized.
Works by Rivers, Boas, Kroeber, Sapir, Durkheim, Mauss, Malinowski, Radcliffe-Brown, Evans-Pritchard, Levi Strauss, Geertz, Bourdieu, Sahlins, among others.
THE STRANGERS ABROAD series and other films will be
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Two short papers, and final take-home essay exam.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Each week designated students will lead class discussions. Film Screenings Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm in the Film Studies Center cinema. Students will be better prepared for this course if they have taken ANTH201 or a
higher level social science course.
$45 Lab Fee
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Östör,Ákos A.
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: FISK404;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 20)
- SR. major: 9 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 1 SO: X FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing, Focused Inquiry Course
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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