Intro to Anthropology
Extra Credit Assignment #3
3. Conduct some anthropological fieldwork. Choose a location that is NOT part of your
usual places to visit (restaurant, coffee shop, club meeti
Way people use culture to adapt to particular environments
Ecology and Subsistence
Subsistence: strategies to meet material needs
Wild plants an
Video notes: Understanding Race
-Race is one of the most powerful ideas of our time.
-AAA, no science behind race
-Race is what you are, not who you are
-Race is conflict
-Vernon Dahmer, Jan 1966 attacked by KKK, 32 years later Sam Bowers was convicted
Natives in the US
What to call them?
Been in US longer than other ethnic groups
Did not migrate voluntarily
Descendants of independent nations
o 500 tribal entities
Final: Dec 14 @ 10AM
Americans from Spanish-speaking cultures
Place of origin
o Mexican-American, Chicano, Nuyorican, Puerto Rican, etc.
o Spanish hegemony
1965 Immigration Act
Filipinos, Koreans, Asian Indians, Vietnamese, Southeast Indians
Earlier groups in 19th century
Chinese and Japanese
Half of worlds population
Live throughout western hemisphere
Nationality or ethnic group
Second as Am
Correct: Ethnicity Is based on a concept of shared cultural heritage.
Correct: The Process of learning and acquiring language and culture is assimilation. acculturation.
Correct: Language is an Objective part of ethnicity.
Correct: True: Ethnicity is extr
Anthropology Lecture 12-2-13
DUAL IDENTITY: ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS OF BEING JEWISH
We are going to talk about this idea of how this came to be.
5.9 Million People self identify as Jewish as ETNHICLY JEWISH
Stable Population (no growth or de
Anthropology Lecture 11-8-13
Americans from Spanish-Speaking Cultures:
Hispanic and Chicano
Place of Origin:
Mexican American, Chcano, Puerto Ricans in New York, and Hispanic Latino.
Hispanics: Spanish Hedgemony
Latino: Latino la
Exam 4 Review Sheet: 1.
2. Land lost from Mexico to b. Anglo youth found
a. Mexico: 1848 a.i. Lost half of
territory to Texas a.ii. American through conquest a.iii. Promised full rights Spanish as state language a. New Mexico a.i. Better
Extra Credit Assignment #1
Understanding Multicultural America
Dr. Miracle Hair Products Commercial
1. Find an advertisement (print, radio, TV, etc.) that somehow utilizes multiculturalism to se
ANTH 1301 Exam 1 Review
Things to Know: 1. Subfields of Anthropology a) Physical Anthropology -Natural Sciences, human evolution, human variation -Paleoanthropology, osteology (Human skeletal material & teeth) b) Archaeology -Study of human cultures that
EXAM 2 Review 1. Ethnicity a. Based on a concept of shared cultural heritage b. Highly subjective c. Extremely variable, changeable, and situational 2. Enculturation a. Process of learning and acquiring language and culture 3. Norms a. Folkways = norms th
Extra Credit Assignment #4
4. Watch and review the following movies for their relevance to anthropology and to the themes of race,
ethnicity, and culture:
a. District 9
Compare and contrast these two movies and discuss why they are
Extra Credit Assignment #2
Visit 2 multicultural restaurants in Lubbock from the list below (or approve another restaurant
b. India Palace
d. Saigon Caf
e. Taqueria Jaliscos
f. Lite Bite Mediterranean Caf
g. Its Greek To Me
Anthropology Lecture 12-2-13
THIS SATURDAY: FINAL
Catholics, Chaldeans, Melkites, Coptic Catholics, Coptic Orthodox, and Muslim
Large and Extended and is also Patrilineal (father
EXAM 2 Review
1. Ethnicity (shared cultural heritage) If you believe you share ethnicity with someone else
then you thing you have common history culture, or/ and culture ancestry. (It is Variable,
modifiable, changeable, and situational, NOT BIOLOGICAL!)
REVIEW SHEET: EXAM 1
1. Subfields of anthropology
21. What anthropologists study
2. Emic vs. Etic
3. Cultural anthropologists fieldwork
4. Monogenesis vs. polygenesis
c. Subsistence strategies
d. Cultural ecology
Anthropology Lecture 10-7-13
Announcements: Quiz Due Wednesday
Exam Monday and Extra Credit is Due Tuesday
Anglos and The White Ethnics
We are sort of done of what is Anthropology and stuff, for the rest of the semester we are going
to talk about what mak
Anthropology Lecture 9/11/13
News and Announcements
Quiz (What Anthropologist Study)
1st Exam is Next Friday! 50 Multiple Choice questions. Must Bring an ORGANGE Scranton's! MUST HAVE
Religion, Magic, and Worldview:
Religion: cultural knowledge
Anthropology Lecture 9/9/13
Every culture uses this systems, provision of goods and services to meet biological and social
wants. the first most important aspect is that every culture will have a form of production. Production is
Anthropology Lecture 9/18/13
Class Announcements: EXAM FRIDAY.
Continued from 9/16/13
Comte de Gobineau "Grandfather of Academic Racism"
Accredited for the Aryan Super Race.
Social Sciences: Promote racial hierarchies.
Anthropology Lecture 11-20-13
Announcements: December 4th: Review Session
Final: December 7th @ 10:30AM
Where the Vast Majority of Immigration happen after 1865.
Now there was an exclusion of these peoples. What about being a Refugee? That