As material culture
Studying the past
Whats left of the past?
How do we study things? (artifacts, material culture, documents?)
The cultural heritage of humankind understanding what it meant to be human in a
CULTURE AND BIOLOGY
Biological anthropology through the lens of evolution and disease
The process of evolution
Natural selection: what is it?
Mutation always random, but survival isnt necessarily depends on surroundings
But there are other things that pl
Disease, Darwin and Medicine in the Third Epidemiological Transition
Disease & Human Evolution:
Disease is a significant evolutionary pressure that works on humans
o Example: For the moth, the pressure was a change in environment.
Medicine and Culture
End product: a scientific poster (your job: look up what that is)
the metaphors we construct it with, the behavior etc.
oddities in breeding: sports, de bries called them mutations resulted
sudden changes in Mendels factors
now say that a mutation is any change in the genetic mechanism
synthetic theory of evolution:
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On Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30 pm in the Williams Hall, I attended a presentation by
Sarah Lamb, titled the Ageless Aging or Meaningful Decline? Aspirations of Aging and Dying in
the US and India. Lamb, a
Microeconomics Finals Review
CHAPTER 15 MONOPOLY
A firm that is the sole seller in its market
Arises when a single firm owns a key resource, its given the exclusive right to
produce a good, or when the single firm can supply the entire market a
QUIZ 7 MATERIAL: Political systems, gender, kinship and families
1. What is the relationship between power, authority, and the law?
Power is the ability to exercise ones will over others, both formally and informally.
Authority is the power sanctioned by
Anthropology 101 Study Guide Exam 2
QUIZ 4 MATERIAL: Modern human origins, global colonization, origins of agriculture, first cities, world
archaeology, and historical archaeology
1. What are the four main kinds of evidence regarding the origins of modern
Anthropology 101 Study Guide Exam 1
ANT 101 FALL 2015: EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE
Exam: Friday, September 25, 9:00 AM, Anthropology 303
Exam 1 is worth 80 points, or approximately 27% of the points possible for the course.
Remember, you can drop your lowest of th
Midterm Review of Central Topics
All questions will be single multiple choice + true/false
Know names/key ideas from The Gebusi
1. Anthropology & Culture
Anthropology studies all of humanity
Major four fields
All societies require and accomplish social organization, and
corporate groups are the backbone of this organization
Corporate groups provide a number of social functions, including
establishing group identity and rights, regulating behavior,
ENG 325W: The Early English Novel
Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:15
Bowden Hall 116
Professor Paul Kelleher
Office: N-316 Callaway
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 4-6 pm
This course will offer a survey of the eighteenth-centu
1-3p.m. Wednesdays, and by appointment
In the tenth century, a Japanese courtesan named Sei Shonagon created elabor
Understand the big concepts and big ideas of evolutionary theory
and how it applies to human evolution.
Pay attention to the sequence of events as we understand them.
Pay attention to the time dimension. You should know when things
happen on a
Anthropology Final Exam Notes
Format: About 75-80 questions
All Multiple Choice
As far as the content goes
First part (culture shock, cultural relativism, ethical relativism, circumcision):
understand central concepts, be able to recognize the a
Intro to Anthropology Class Notes: UNIT 1
a. Office Hours for TA: on Fridays
b. Purchase textbook
c. For readings and powerpoints: Blackboard Assignments Study materials
d. Fix syllabus variations
What is Anthropol
Intro to Anthropology Class Notes: UNIT 2
Origins. How Did We Become What We Are? Archaeology,
Biological Anthropology and the Emergence of Humanity.
Lecture 8The Biological Legacy (Darwins Legacy, Mayr, and Evolution and
Intro to Anthropology Class Notes: UNIT 3
The Bio-Cultural Perspective
Lecture 16Biology and Culture: Affect Hunger
a. Affect hunger is the motivating force for sociality, just as thirst
motivates us to drink and hunger to eat Walter Goldsch
Intro to Anthropology Class Notes: UNIT 5
Creating a World: The Place for Myths, Symbols, and Storytelling
1. Lecture 21Myth & Storytelling: Symbols, Society, and Politics
a. What is a Symbol?
i. A representation of something.
ii. Something that i
Intro to Anthropology Class Notes: UNIT 4
Some Fundamental Concepts in Cultural Anthropology
Lecture 18Language, Social Life, and Relevance: Culture and
a. How we learn culture as children in relation to language
1. DerbyThe Evil Eye is Bad for Business
a. culture shock
b. When we visit a different culture, we need to reconfigure ourselves,
and to latch on in order to make sense of a particular environment.
This can often be achieved through human interactioninter
a. Ramazan is a month long period of fasting during which a believer is
closer to god.
a.i. It is a time of atonement.
a.ii. During Ramazan one must abstain from sexual intercourse during
a.iii. No substance may enter the holy body dur
a. Most intimate, daily social intercourse occurs between neighbors.
b. Neighbors take care of each other and bring each other food.
c. If their husbands are quarrelling, women cannot visit each other.
d. Men have the discretion to choose their wives rela
a. Younger couples have relaxed gender conformations.
b. If the wife goes to court she can gain custody of the child according to the
Swiss law instituted by Ataturk, which countered muslim law.
c. A wife can leave he husband if he doesnt provide for her.
a. The boy is the flame of the line; a girl is the ashes of a house. A boy
continues the line while a girl extinguishes it.
b. Women, as wives, feed the fire.
b.i. As fuel, they are used in the process.
c. The house contains the flame just as the
Circle of Kin
a. The principle of descent is temporal and linear.
b. Relationships on the ground are spatial.
c. The identity of the person comes from seed, not blood, so villagers are
relatively unconcerned about blood.
c.i. Blood is debated as either
a. Who one is is related to where one comes from.
b. The theory of procreation illuminates villagers views of relatedness.
II. Kokler in Gokler
a. Kokler is the name of the TV broadcast of Roots in Turkey.
b. Gokler (the heavens) is the na