MIT21A_226F09_q24

MIT21A_226F09_q24 - Dec. 2, 2009 Questions on Li and Abu...

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Dec. 2, 2009 Questions on Li and Abu El-Haj 1. What do you know about the myth of the Noble Savage? Apply this concept to the way the Lindu were constructed (by themselves and by others) discussed in the Li article. 2. Compare Indonesian indigenous communities to those in the Western Hemisphere—the similarities, the differences. 3. What would a utopia created by you (in a novel or in reality) look like? 4. Discuss Hall’s concept of articulation, as described by Li. 5. Discuss Li’s argument regarding how a group comes to self-identify as tribal or indigenous. 6. Li says that Hall argues “that identities are always about becoming, as well as being” (p. 152). Discuss, providing one example. 7. What does Li mean by “slot”? 8. Li’s piece deals with concepts about, and representations of, indigenousness. List three examples of globalization and transnationalism affecting how these concepts and representations develop, are performed, and are contested—from Li and previous readings. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2.158 taught by Professor Ericajames during the Spring '03 term at MIT.

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MIT21A_226F09_q24 - Dec. 2, 2009 Questions on Li and Abu...

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