nthropology 3700 Sections 04 and 11 Introduction to Anthropology
Prof. Jill Siegel
Office hours: By Appointment, posted on Blackboard
Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:40
Ethnography and Education
Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2009, 117130
The practice of writing ethnographic fieldnotes
Department of Education, University of Oxford, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, UK
Fieldnotes are central to ethnographic practi
Thick Description and Cultural Analysis - Option 1 for FINAL PROJECT Anth 37
DUE VIA SAFE ASSIGN JUNE 13
One of the key terms in Clifford Geertz's anthropological theory is that of "Thick Description."
Geertz holds that anthropology's task is that
Whats so special about
Human Evolution and the Genus Homo
THE BIG IDEAS
What theories exist about the trait that allowed our species to
continue to evolve and pass their genetics on to every living
person in the world today?
How do biologica
The Neolithic Revolution
The First Farmers
From evolution to adaptation
Homo sapiens are one of the few species that can exist almost anywhere in the
Our ability to adapt to our environment, oftentimes through adapting that
environment, is one of t
Thinking about Language
How is language related to culture?
What might anthropologists be able to learn
about a culture by studying the way language is
used in the present? What about in the past?
Evolution, Genetics and
Were talking about truth with a little t
based on experience and perception
Anthropology isnt talking about Truth, were
talking about truths.
Adaptation and Variation
How can we