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Understanding Global Cultures

  Fall Semester 2013

List of countries of the world -- Wikipedia

language dictionaries and resources


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Word of the Day

Babel Fish Translation
~ translate this page
OWL (Online Writing Lab) Purdue University.

topics and resources

World Clock Time
Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand

Fall Semester 2005

29875 Anth 1095-01 Freshman Seminar
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm, TTh, Cina 214, 3 cr

Nataraja --  Shiva, the King of Dancers
India

1999 U.S. Commemorative Stamp featuring the 1960 Green Bay Packers.
U.S.A.

Spanish Bullfight
Spain
Portugeese Bullfighting
Portugual

Tatiana Chernobrovkina and Vladimir Kirillov in one-act ballet "Walpurgis Night"
Russia

 

 

September  2005

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1 2 3
             
4 5 6   Week 01
>> Day 01
7 8   Week 01 
>> Day 02
9 10
 
Labor Day Holiday
introduction

Read DM Chs. 1 and 3

Review countries in text and select cultures next class
Independence Day -- Brazil
Buddy Holly's
Birthday
select cultures
GCforum
cultural metaphors (intro.)

Read UGC Ch. 1, and DM Ch. 13
Founding Day -- North Korea  
11 12 13  Week 02
>> Day 03
14 15  Week 02
>> Day 04
16 17
    methods of analysis: cultural metaphors (cont.)
Read DM Ch. 2
5:00
barbecue at 1006 Mississippi Ave.
(map)
Turkish coffee?
methods of analysis
Read UGC Ch. 2, and DM Ch. 9
Independence Day -- Mexico  
18 19 20  Week 03
>> Day 05
21 22  Week 03
>> Day 06
23 24
  1982, "Smiley" born

Read UGC Ch. 3, and DM Ch. 11
 
Read UGC Ch. 4, and DM Ch. 14
National Day -- Saudi Arabia  
25 26 27  Week 04
>> Day 07
28 29  Week 04
>> Day 08
30  
   
Read UGC Ch. 5
 

Bedouin / Saudi Arabia

Islam
(2001, VC 4355)

Read UGC Ch. 6
   


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October  2005

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1
            National Day -- Chinese
Independence Day -- Nigeria
2 3 4   Week 05
>> Day 09
5 6   Week 05
>> Day 10
7 8
   
Turkey

Süleyman the Magnificent
(57 min., 1987, VC 1009

Read UGC Ch. 7
 
Read UGC Ch. 8, and DM Ch. 5
   
9 10 11   Week 06
>> Day 11
12 13   Week 06
>> Day 12
14 15
   
Read UGC Ch. 9, and DM Ch. 8
     
16 17 18  Week 07
>> Day 13
19 20  Week 07 
>> Day 14
21 22
   
Read UGC Ch. 10

Read UGC Chs. 11 and 14
   
23 24 25  Week 08
>> Day 15
26 27  Week 08
>> Day 16
28 29
4004 B.C., 9:00 a.m., World Created

Happy Birthday World!
 
Read UGC Ch. 12
 
Read UGC Chs. 16 and 13
  Republic Day -- Turkey
30 31          
set clock back 1 hour Haloween          


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November  2005

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1  Week 09
>> Day 17
2 3  Week 09
>> Day 18
4 5
   
"America" -- U.S.A.

Canada

Affluenza
(56 min., 1997, VC 3060)

Read UGC Ch. 15,
and DM Chs. 10 and 16

Day of the Dead
Día de los Muertos -- Mexico
 

Read UGC Ch. 17,
and DM Ch. 18

  Guy Fawkes Day, UK
6 7 8   Week 10
>> Day 19
9 10   Week 10
>> Day 20
11 12
  Revolution Day -- Soviet Union
Read UGC Ch. 18
 
Read UGC Chs. 19 and 31,
and DM Ch. 4
Veterans Day  The King's Coronation -- Saudi Arabia
   
13 14 15  Week 11
>> Day 21
16 17  Week 11
>> Day 22
18 19
   
Nigeria

Sub-Saharan Africa

Living Islam

(ca. 50 min., 1993, VC 4603)

Read UGC Chs. 20
 
Israel

Heritage: Civilization and the Jews
(53 min., 1998, DVD 17, Disc 3, Track 3)

Read UGC Ch. 21, and DM Ch. 17
   
20 21 22  Week 12
>> Day 23
23 24 25 26
 

Italy

Excerpt from Music of Man: New Voices for Man
(12 min. excerpt, 1987, VC 1163, Part 3)

Read UGC Ch. 22, and "The Success Story" (on the web)
  Thanksgiving
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Holiday

World Buy Nothing Day
[postcards]
 
27 28  29  Week 12
>> Day 24
30      
           


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December  2005

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        1  Week 13
>> Day 25
2 3
       
Read UGC Ch. 23
 
4 5 6  Week 13
>> Day 26
7 8   Week 14
>> Day 27
9 10
  His Majesty's Birthday -- Thailand
Mexico

Appeals to Santiago
(27 min., 1983, VC 3283)

Read UGC Ch. 24, and DM Ch. 15
 
Romeo and Juliet, Act I
(18 min., 1988, VC 3183)

Read UGC Chs. 25 and 26, and DM Ch. 7
metaphor paper due

to WebDrop
at
<https://webdrop.d.umn.edu>
 
11 12 13   Week 14
>> Day 28
14 15    Week 15
>> Day 29
16 17 final exam week starts
   
Spain

Portugal

The Buried Mirror
(59 min., 1991, VC 3933, pt. 1)

Read UGC Chs. 27, 28, and 29, and DM Ch. 12
 
course evaluation

course review

China

Singapore


Optional: Read UGC Ch. 30
Australia

last day of instruction
Gradebook
04:00-05:55
Final Exam

 

18 19 20 21 22 23 24
      Winter Solstice   Holiday  
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Holiday
Christmas
Holiday

Boxing Day
Holiday        

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January  2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
New Years' Day
Holiday
         
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
             
15 16 17 Week 01
>> Day 01
18 19 20 21
  Martin Luther
King Day
spring semester classes begin        
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
        Australia Day -- Australia    
29 30 31        
             


What can I do with a degree in Anthropology?

Kimchi
Korea

 

Chinese Family Altar
China


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