ANT110: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
A course in the concept of culture, how
cultural processes work, variation in cultural practices, the method
of cross-cultural comparison and culture change. (Liberal Arts Core)
The requirements in Arts and Humanities, History, the Social
and Behavioral Sciences, and the Natural and Life Sciences are intended to help you to:
understand the historical frameworks of and interactions between diverse disciplines.
understand and apply research techniques from different disciplines.
learn how to collect, organize, and interpret data using current technology.
assess the validity of diverse sources of information.
Angeloni, E. (Ed.) Anthropology: Annual Editions 08/09. McGraw Hill
Barley, Nigel (2000). The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut. Waveland Press.
Salak, Kira (2004). Four Corners: A Journey Into the Heart of Papua New Guinea. National Geographic
Hall, Edward T. (1990). The Hidden Dimension. Anchor Books
Hofmann, Corinne (2007). The White Masai: My Exotic Tale of Love and Adventure. Amistad
Kenny, Mary (2008). Hidden Heads of Households: Child labor in Urban Northeast Brazil. UTP
Urrea, Luis Alberto (2005). The Devil’s Highway: A True Story. Back Bay Books.
Additional readings are available on Blackboard (see below).