-language: system of arbitrary vocal symbols, is a unique faculty that
sets human beings apart from other living species!
-Language is of primary interest:!
1) fieldwork proceeds through oral communication !
2) language involves grammatical and
Review on Ivan Coyote
Dr Helen Ramirez
Ivan Coyote captivated his audience on November the second with his talent to tell
stories, the lecture was informative on the topic of being an effective storyteller as well as on the
Review on Rappin on the reservation: Canadian Mohawk Youths Hybrid Cultural Identities
By EmmaLee Tranebo
In the article Rappin on the reservation: Canadian Mohawk Youths Hybrid Cultural
Female Genital Mutilation Mini Essay
Dr. Karen Stote
The women of Sierra Leone are faced with many issues in their life time, the most
disturbing event they have to face would be the procedure that is
Technologys Role in Revolution Response Paper
March 15th, 2017
The internet in its variety of structures, uses and effects has multiple characteristics and
faces; it developed in diverse ways in differen
-play: framing that is 1) consciously adopted by the players, 2)
somehow pleasurable, and 3) systematically related to what is nonplay
by alluding to the non-play world and by transforming the objects,
roles, actions and relations of ends and me
-fieldwork: extended period of close involvement with the people in
whose way of life anthropologists are interested!
-methods of gathering data: conduct structured interviews, use
questionnaires, psychological tests, participant observation!
-key metaphor: a symbolic representation central to a world view!
-capitalism: em economic system dominated by supply and demands
market designed to create capital and profit!
-colonialism: cultural domination of a people by larger, wealthier
-relatedness: socially recognized ties that connect people in a variety
-marriage: institution that involves man and women, transforms their
status, carries implications about sexual access, gives offspring and
establishes new kin connec
-world view: encompassing picture of reality created by members of a
-metaphor: form of thought and language that asters a meaningful
link between two expressions from different semantic domains!
-metaphorical subject: the first part of
-claims about universal human psychology compete with
assertions of individual uniqueness !
-biology or nature vs culture or nurture!
-intermediate zone of group differences: identify relationships
between specific features of a given culture an
-economic anthropology: issues of human nature that relate directly
to the decisions of daily life and making a living!
-scarcity: assumption that resources will never be plentiful enough to
meet peoples desires !
-institutions: stable and enduri
-dualism: philosophical view that reality consists of two equal and
-internal struggle between the body, drawn to corruptible matter & the
mind or soul, drawn to pure, unchanging!
-conflict dualism: earthly life as a struggle
-social organization: the patterning of human interdependence in a
given society through the actions and decisions of its members!
-biological determinists: look for biological processes operating
deeply within humans forcing them to act in som
Article Review 1
There are reasons why superhero movies captivate audiences so well, they clearly depict
the evil and the good. The supervillain is dark, scary and insane, while the superhero