ANTH 1002 4-22-11

ANTH 1002 4-22-11 - 4/22/11 Sociocultural Anthropology:...

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4/22/11 Sociocultural Anthropology: Short essays in first part author’s name or an example or whatever Look at syllabus for the example and follow that to the T Long essay will not be specific will allow you to choose the authors you want to discuss Step back and question the question Well what would it mean to talk about the institution? What is an institution? A better essay would say “what do we mean when we talk about identity” then theorize that then get deeper into the work Look generally at something and then get specific Make an argument don’t just spew information like a thesis statement Sources: in order of priority: 1. Readings 2. Films 3. Lectures 4. Outside of class One central feature was the use of anthropological knowledge to reflect on our view of the world Looking at david halprin helps us understand the way in which we in the US and England, in W civilization in general have come to construct an idea of sexuality Uses Greece to talk about western construct This dialectic between self and other appears in the readings
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course ANTH 1002 taught by Professor Grinker during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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ANTH 1002 4-22-11 - 4/22/11 Sociocultural Anthropology:...

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