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Global Cultures Slides Schedule

GC Index of Major Items
GC 1.0 "Sunday Memos"   GC 2.0 Video Schedule
GC 3.0 Slides Schedule   GC 4.0 Text Assignments Schedule
GC 5.0 Other (check Canvas   GC 6.0 Exams . . . (wk-7) and  (wk-16)
GC 7.0 REM: Work on Project   GC 8.0 Discussion(s)
GC Main Due Dates   GC Spring 2024 Calendar
     
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Today is Saturday, 02 March 2024, 07:28 (07:28 AM) CST, day 062 of 2024
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Week 1
10 - 13 January 2024
     
Introduction / Orientation
(.pptx)

Meet Your Professor
(WebPage)
slides: (.pptx)
     
 
Week 2
14 - 20 January 2024
     

(optional) A Very Brief Outline of the Course Structure (.pptx)


Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
   
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:
4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 

In-the-News Sign-up Information
Short Slide Deck Version: (.pptx)

(optional) Finding Information on Different Countries and Cultures
(.pptx)
     
 
Week 3
21 - 27 January 2024
     

Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

 
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
   
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:
4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 
 
 
Week 4 
28 January - 3 February 2024
     

Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
 
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
   
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:
4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 

A-Z Index
(.pptx)
 
 
Week 5 
4 - 10 February 2024
     

Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
 
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:

Review
week 11:

4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 
 
 
Week 6
11 - 17 February 2024
     

Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
   
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
 
week 5:
4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 



   
week 6:
  "Other Important Terms"
(.pptx)
 
   
week 10:
  Units of Analysis
(.pptx)
 
   
week 12:
  Three Major Perennial Debates
(.pptx)
 
    (NOTE: These are long slide decks as they cover more than 2000+ years. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also. Also see note on slide formats.)  


Review Weeks 1-6 slide decks for Midterm Exam

     
 
Week 7 
18 - 24 February 2024
     

Midterm Exam

s2024 Global Cultures Midterm Exam will be available Week 7, 19 - 24 February 2024 (up to 400 points)
NOTE: There will be at least one question in the pool from each of the assigned videos from Weeks 1-6, so be sure not to miss watching them.
Video Listings: <https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anth1095/fsvideo_schedule.html#week01>


     

After you take the Midterm exam, take a break . . .

No new slide deck assignment for Week 7

 (optional) GC List of SLIDES for the Remainder of the Semester

 
 
Week 8 
25 February - 2 March 2024
     

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study I

For a start, Look at "Italy: Introduction"
and one other slide deck of your choice

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study
  • Italy: Introduction
    slides: (.pptx)
    (This is a long set. You may want to do this in two or more sessions.)

    • Italy: Demography
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Languages and Communication
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Regions
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Forces of Nature
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Metaphorical Analysis--Italian Opera
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: History and World View
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Politics
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Immigration/Emigration
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Masterworks and Classics
      slides: (.pptx)
 

     
 

Spring Break
4 - 8 March 2024

 
     
 
Week 9 
10 - 16 March 2024
     

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study II

After watching "Italy: Introduction"
and one other slide deck of your choice last week,

this week have a look at

"Italy: Demography",

"Italy: Languages and Communication," and

"Italy: Forces of Nature"

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study
  • Italy: Introduction
    slides: (.pptx)
    (This is a long set. You may want to do this in two or more sessions.)

    • Italy: Demography
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Languages and Communication
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Regions
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Forces of Nature
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Metaphorical Analysis--Italian Opera
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: History and World View
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Politics
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Immigration/Emigration
      slides: (.pptx)

    • Italy: Masterworks and Classics
      slides: (.pptx)
 

     
 
Week 10 
17 - 23 March 2024
     

   
week 6:
  "Other Important Terms"
(.pptx)
 
   
week 10:
  Units of Analysis
(.pptx)
 
   
week 12:
  Three Major Perennial Debates
(.pptx)
 
    (NOTE: These are long slide decks as they cover more than 2000+ years. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also. Also see note on slide formats.)  

     
 
Week 11 
24 - 30 March 2024
     
Review Holism


Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
 
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:

Review
week 11:

4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 
 
 
Week 12
31 March - 6 April 2024
     

   
week 6:
  "Other Important Terms"
(.pptx)
 
   
week 10:
  Units of Analysis
(.pptx)
 
   
week 12:
  Three Major Perennial Debates
(.pptx)
 
    (NOTE: These are long slide decks as they cover more than 2000+ years. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also. Also see note on slide formats.)  

     
 
Week 13 
7 - 13 April 2024
     

Methodological Perspectives of Sweet Treats around the World
(.pptx)

     
 
Week 14
14 - 20 April 2024
     

EU Chocolate Wars: A Run-up to Scaling
(.pptx)

     
 
Week 15
21 - 27 April 2024
     

See Student Presentations in Your
Canvas folder



Review the Following Slide Decks
(Yes, one more time before the Final Exam)

Ask yourself, "How do these characteristics relate to my Term Paper and Presentation?"


Main Characteristics of Anthropology
WebPage Summary

   
week 2:
1
The four fields of anthropology

(.pptx)
 
   
week 3:
2
culture as a primary concept
  • How about a little game of Jeopardy?
(.pptx)

(.pptx)
 
   
week 4:
3
comparative method as major approach

(.pptx)
 
   
week 5:
4
holism as a primary theoretical goal
(.pptx)


(.pptx)
 
   
week 6:
5
fieldwork as a primary research technique

(.pptx)
 


   
week 6:
  "Other Important Terms"
(.pptx)
 
   
week 10:
  Units of Analysis
(.pptx)
 
   
week 12:
  Three Major Perennial Debates
(.pptx)
 
    (NOTE: These are long slide decks as they cover more than 2000+ years. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also. Also see note on slide formats.)  

     
 
Week 16
28 April - 3 May 2024

Final Exams Week

     

Final Exam

s2024 The Global Cultures Final Exam is scheduled for Monday - Wednesday, 29 April - 1 May 2024 (up to 400 points)
NOTE: There will be at least one question in the pool from each of the assigned videos from Weeks 7-15, so be sure not to miss watching them.

Video Listings: <https://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/anth1095/fsvideo_schedule.html#week07>

     
     
     
     

GC Index of Major Items
GC 1.0 "Sunday Memos"   GC 2.0 Video Schedule
GC 3.0 Slides Schedule   GC 4.0 Text Assignments Schedule
GC 5.0 Other (check Canvas   GC 6.0 Exams . . . (wk-7) and  (wk-16)
GC 7.0 REM: Work on Project   GC 8.0 Discussion(s)
GC Main Due Dates   GC Spring 2024 Calendar
     
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