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Complete one of the following options for your Week Four Assignment.
When is a shark just a shark? Consider the movie Jaws. What could the shark symbolize in our
culture, society, or collective human myth
Review Week Five concepts by completing the following:
If you were to have a work of art created to express your experiences as a student, what
would it be? What would it look like? How would it communicate your experience in
terms of its composition?
Review Week Two concepts by completing the following:
Select your top three choices for the most important elements of composition, and then
select which you think is the most important element.
Select one example of a work of art that visually demonstrat
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Describe two or three personal experiences of the arts for your Week One assignment that
includes the following:
Your definition of the arts
A description of what each experience communicated to you-how it made yo
Review Week One concepts by completing the following:
Choose one work of art such as a painting or a sculpture.
Following the example in "The Skill of Describing" describe the artwork, including its
style, in a brief, written summary.
Describe your reacti
Doing Business with Family. Nowak and Laird's Applying Anthropology 6.2 box, in Cultural
Anthropology, proposes the following question:
The familiar saying never do business with family advises against the practices used in many
of the chiefdom societies
Monumental Architecture. What does monumental architecture imply about the cultural values
and the socio-economic-political organization of the society that created it?
Do a bit of Internet research on religious or secular monuments, statues, and architec
Economy and Colonialism. Relate what you have read in Chapter 8, of Cultural Anthropology,
regarding colonialism and the expansion of capitalism in modern industrial societies to the
article, Marketers Pursue the Shallow Pocketed. Is the information being
1. Due by Day 7. Rough Draft of Final Cultural Research Paper. To ensure that you are properly
prepared for your Final Cultural Research Paper in this course, you must complete a draft/outline
a. A culture from the list below:
Studying Culture. Choose one of the "Consider This" boxes that Nowak and Laird present us
with in Chapters 1 and 2 of Cultural Anthropology, or discuss the topics below from the
film Margaret Mead: Coming of Age, available in the Films On Demand database,
Foraging Societies. Answer one of the following four questions posed by Nowak and Laird,
in Cultural Anthropology, at the very end of Chapter 3:
a. What can we learn from studying foraging societies? Is there anything we can learn regarding
Social Organization. Watch Blood Bonds, available in the Films On Demand database, in the
Ashford Online Library. Describe the correlation between arranged marriage, economic
exchanges surrounding marriage (bridewealth, bride service, dowry, etc.), status
Economic Concerns. You have two choices for this discussion.
a. Choose one of the following questions raised by Nowak and Laird in their "Consider This"
boxes, in Chapter 4, of Cultural Anthropology. Be sure to indicate at the outset which question
Anthropology and the Future. Watch Winners and Losers, available in the Films On Demand
database, in the Ashford Online Library. Which issues are most urgent in our world today? Are
they the same in the US as in the developing world? Where will the applic
1. Due by Day 7. Critical Thinking Paper Kinship Organizations. Kinship systems in Foraging
and Horticultural based societies provide support for people in all stages of their life. Address the
following in a two- to three-page paper:
Ethics in Anthropology. Be sure to watch and read the Miscellaneous Topics at the end of
Chapter 9 ofCultural Anthropology. Then, address the following topic: As noted, anthropologys
work with the military over the years has been wrought with controversy.
Cultural Relativism. Cultural Anthropology gives three distinct meanings of cultural relativism: a
moral stance that requires anthropologists to suspend moral and ethical judgments when
interacting with a culture different from their own, a methodological