Cultural Anthro 2022

This was the homepage for the cultural lectures in Cultural Anthropology for 2022. There were two required books:


My current course is Cultural Anthropology 2023: A Global Toolkit. Previous versions of Cultural Anthropology include:

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. Family

  • González chapter 7, “Marriage and Family”

11. Coming of Age

  • King chapter 8, “Coming of Age”

12. Economies

  • González chapter 6, “Economic Resources”

13. Mules & Men

  • King chapter 9, “Masses and Mountaintops”

14. People First!

  • King chapter 10, “Indian Country”

15. Politics

  • González chapter 9, “Politics and Power”

16. Patterns

  • King chapter 11, “Living Theory”

17. Sex

  • González chapter 8, “Gender and Sexuality”

Part 3

18. Food

  • González chapter 5, “Food”

19. Sustainability

  • González chapter 12, “Anthropology and Sustainability”

20. Supernaturalism

  • González chapter 10, “Supernaturalism”

21. Medical Anthro

  • González chapter 11, “Illness and Healing”

22-24. Tell My Horse

  • King chapters 12-14, “Spirit Realms”; “War and Nonsense”; “Home”