{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Faces of Culture - culture is turning into technology...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
10/2/07 “Faces of Culture” Questions to think about : How does this film define culture? Where do they hint culture is going? What is the role of the anthropologist? What are the voices in the film that influence? influence : voice-over, people talking, subtitles, translators, angle of shot, music, order of shots, reaction of audience This film defines culture as a set of beliefs that tie us together, makes them flourish, adapt, and reap the benefits for the locality Culture is blueprint for living together; sets some rules, how to survive - order out of seeming chaos - value to reality ethnocentrism : regarding one’s culture above others cultural relativism : all cultures are beautiful, foundation of anthropology need for food, shelter, self, self-expression, sex, law and order, health, solve arguments culture is modernizing (agriculture vs. technology)
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: culture is turning into technology, industrialization Metropolis = technology will rule over us culture is integrated, doesn’t destroy-deeper understanding of universe anthropology is essential to comprehend other minds/cultures, job is to preserve/protect 1. culture is present in all aspects of human life 2. face to face with contrasting cultures 3. frequently fish out of water-structure not necessarily seen by present at all time (social roles make up social structure)-super structure hardest to identify (ethos, white power, hakuna matata)- all people build structures out of what is available ( infrastructure ) - houses built for social organizations, who builds it, size and position ( structure )- doors facing different directions, religion, myths, society ( superstructure ) Umbrella Schematic...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern