1. Cultural Anthro 2022

This is the homepage for the cultural lectures in Cultural Anthropology for fall 2022. There are two required books:

  • Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology by Laura Tubelle de González (2019)
  • Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century by Charles King (2019)

Cultural Anthropology 2022

Part 1

1. Introductions

2. What is Cultural Anthropology?

  • González chapter 1, “Introduction to Cultural Anthropology”

3. Away

  • King chapters 1 & 2, “Away” & “Baffin Island”

4. Studying Culture

  • González chapter 2, “Studying Contemporary Culture”

5. Race

  • González chapter 3, “Race and Ethnicity”

6. Would it have been different?

  • King chapters 3 & 4, “All is Individuality” & “Science and Circuses”

7. America

  • King chapters 5 & 6, “Headhunters” & “American Empire”

8. Language

  • González chapter 4, “Language”

9. Anthropologists

  • King chapter 7, “A girl as frail as Margaret”

Part 2

10.

  • González chapter 7, “Marriage and Family”

11.

  • King chapter 8, “Coming of Age”

12.

  • González chapter 6, “Economic Resources”

13.

  • King chapter 9, “Masses and Mountaintops”

14.

  • King chapter 10, “Indian Country”

15.

  • González chapter 9, “Politics and Power”

16.

  • King chapter 11, “Living Theory”

17.

  • González chapter 8, “Gender and Sexuality”

Part 3

18.

  • González chapter 10, “Supernaturalism”

19.

  • King chapter 12, “Spirit Realms”

20.

  • King chapter 13, “War and Nonsense”

21.

  • King chapter 14, “Home”

22.

  • González chapter 5, “Food”

23.

  • González chapter 11, “Illness and Healing”

24.

  • González chapter 12, “Anthropology and Sustainability”