Mid Term Review for ant 302 2009

Mid Term Review for ant 302 2009 - Mid Term Review Intro to...

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Mid Term Review Intro to Cultural Anthropology ANT 302 2009 Prof. Suzanne Seriff KEY TERMS Basic Terminology: These terms may come up in short answer (definition), multiple choice, matching, and true false questions. The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis symbol ritual ethnography participant observation ethnocentrism fieldwork cultural relativism metaphor Clifford Geertz Victor Turner Edward Sapir key symbol culture sociolinguistics “Civilization” contested tradition “Primitive” Benjamin Lee Whorf biological sex gender Linear notion of time semiotics Rite of Passage Ferdinand de Saussure Franz Boas Elizabeth Fernea seasonal rituals contingent rituals ethnography of speaking liminality separation, transition, reintegration hegemony ideology colonialism cultural construction thick description the noble savage KEY IDEAS Be able to synthesize and use key ideas for each of the weekly topics which we have discussed in class or in sectionals. Be prepared to relate these ideas to examples from the readings . Questions will be asked in the form of short answer, or one paragraph explanations/incorporations of key ideas. 1. Introduction: What is Cultural Anthropology?
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2009 for the course ANT 302 taught by Professor Seriff during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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