Wk 3B Cannibal Tours - Guidelines 1-30-08

Wk 3B Cannibal Tours - Guidelines 1-30-08 - Wk 3B Wed: Film...

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Wk 3B Wed: Film Clip: Cannibal Tours Progress is pleasing if you think you’re on top!
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Cultural Construction of Progress The film Cannibal Tours explores the views that European tourists have of the indigenous people of New Guinea. They express common Western cultural constructions of progress and primitivism. What does this involve? Documentary Film: Dennis O- Rourke 1984
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Cannibal Tour Terms to Consider: Ethnocentrism Colonialism The meaning of “progress” Culture change
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Guideline for Viewing: Ethnocentric Bias What ethnocentric prejudices do the tourists bring with them with regard to the “exotic” “primitives” they have come to see? How do they romanticize a noble past of these “authentic untouched natives”? Do they consider themselves superior? If so, how is this manifest in what they say and do? What do the tourists want from the New Guineans?
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Guideline for Viewing; The Bias of the New Guineans What attitudes do the New Guineans have
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2010 for the course ANT 302 taught by Professor Seriff during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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