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ANTH204w08 - 2008 ANTH 204B THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF MEANING...

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2008 ANTH 204B THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF MEANING Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 14:35-15:25 Leacock 26 Prof. Jérôme Rousseau Through the analysis of language, symbols, and cultural constructions of meaning, this course explores how people in different societies make sense of their world, the ways in which they organize that knowledge, and how ideologies represent the different interests present in a society. The readings are available at the bookstore as a course pack Presentation of course (4 January) Culture and cultures (7 January) Language and meaning Language (9 - 18 January) De Saussure, Ferdinand (1916) Course in general linguistics [excerpt]. Communication (21 January) Meaning (23 - 30 January) Leach, Edmund R. (1964) Anthropological aspects of language: Animal categories and verbal abuse. Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson (1980) Metaphors we live by [excerpts]. Ritual (1 February) Turner, Victor W. (1964) Betwixt and between: The liminal period in rites de passage. Douglas, Mary (1966) The abominations of Leviticus.
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