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Lesson1WhatIsAnthropology

Lesson1WhatIsAnthropology - myths ideas inspirations...

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1/11/11 1 Anthropology • studies human species • is comparative • takes a holistic approach • in US is very integrated • strives for an emic understanding (avoiding ethnocentrism ) • collects data through feldwork 4 SubFelds of Anthropology… Biological anth Archaeology Linguistics Cultural anth Human Adaptation Technology (knowledge, skills, tools) Cultural, Linguistic Genetic adaptation Biological Long-term physiological adaptation Short-term physiological adaptation
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1/11/11 2 1 st article (Del Guercio) “The Secrets of Haiti’s Living Dead” To understand Haitian zombies, one must understand… Retrieved 1/14/07 from ht p:/ www.destination360.com/caribbean/map.php …what? Retrieved 1/14/08 from ht p:/ www.rootswithoutend.org/ceremonies/skul s.html How does Wade Davis’ study of zombies in Haiti reFect a holistic approach? TED Talk by Wade Davis (22min) “Cultures at the ±ar Edge of the World” ethnosphere : "the sum total of all thoughts and dreams,
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Unformatted text preview: myths, ideas, inspirations, intuitions brought into being by the human imagination since the dawn of consciousness." http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/69 1/11/11 3 Hutterites (Hutterite Brethren) • Communal group • Bruderhöfe • Since the early 1500s • Protestant reformists • Anabaptists (Baptists, Amish, Mennonites, Church of the Brethren, Brethren in Christ, Hutterites) • Speak Hutterish, German, & English 3 Leut (Branches) Schmiedeleut Dariusleut Lehrerleut Committee Hutterites Hutterian Brethren 1992 split Newdale Colony (Manitoba, Canada) Distribution of Hutterite Colonies 1/11/11 4 wwdw.hutterites.org Why are the Hutterites of particular interest to Michael Park? Common ClassiFcation of Humans Kingdom Phylum Class Order ±amily Genus Species Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Hominidae Homo Sapiens...
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