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Slides Schedule

 ss2022 Semester Calendar

 ss2022 Text Readings Schedule

  ss2022 Video Schedule

 ss2022 Main Due Dates

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Week 1
5 - 11 June 2022
     
Meet Your Professor
(WebPage)
slides: (.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]

Introduction / Orientation
(.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]

Finding Information on Different Countries and Cultures
(.pptx)
(Download PowerPoint Viewer Free)
[see note on slide formats]
     
 
Week 2
12 - 18 June 2022
     

  • Main Characteristics of Anthropology
    slides:
    (.pptx)

    (NOTE: This is a long slide set as it covers some very important b ackground information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also.)

    • the four fields of general anthropology

    • culture as a primary concept

    • comparative method as major approach

    • holism as a primary theoretical goal (holism slides.pptx)

    • fieldwork as a primary research technique
WebPage Summary

Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

 
  • "Other Important Terms"
    slides: (.pptx)

  • Units of Analysis
    slides:
    (.pptx)

  • Three Major Perennial Debates
    slides: (.pptx)

    (NOTE: These are long slide sets 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 3
19 - 25 June 2022
     

REVIEW


  • Main Characteristics of Anthropology
    slides:
    (.pptx)

    (NOTE: This is a long slide set as it covers some very important b ackground information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also.)

    • the four fields of general anthropology

    • culture as a primary concept

    • comparative method as major approach

    • holism as a primary theoretical goal (holism slides.pptx)

    • fieldwork as a primary research technique
WebPage Summary

Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

 
  • "Other Important Terms"
    slides: (.pptx)

  • Units of Analysis
    slides:
    (.pptx)

  • Three Major Perennial Debates
    slides: (.pptx)

    (NOTE: These are long slide sets 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.)


  • Main Characteristics of Anthropology
    slides:
    (.pptx)

    (NOTE: This is a long slide set as it covers some very important b ackground information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also.)

    • the four fields of general anthropology

    • culture as a primary concept

    • comparative method as major approach

    • holism as a primary theoretical goal

    • fieldwork as a primary research technique
WebPage Summary

Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

 
  • "Other Important Terms"
    slides: (.pptx)

  • Units of Analysis
    slides:
    (.pptx)

  • Three Major Perennial Debates
    slides: (.pptx)

    (NOTE: These are long slide sets 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.)


  • Main Characteristics of Anthropology
    slides:
    (.pptx)

    (NOTE: This is a long slide set as it covers some very important b ackground information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also.)

    • the four fields of general anthropology

    • culture as a primary concept

    • comparative method as major approach

    • holism as a primary theoretical goal

    • fieldwork as a primary research technique
WebPage Summary

Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

 

 

  • "Other Important Terms"
    slides: (.pptx)

  • Units of Analysis
    slides:
    (.pptx)


  • Three Major Perennial Debates
    slides: (.pptx)

    (NOTE: These are long slide sets 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 4 
26 June - 2 July 2022
     

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study I (intro.)
(.pptx)

     
  f2022 Global Cultures Midterm Exam will be available Week 7, 10 - 15 October 2022 (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>
 
     
 
Week 5 
3 - 9 July 2022
     

Metaphorical Analysis: Italy as a Case Study II (cont.)
(.pptx)

     
 
Week 6
10 - 16 July 2022
     
  • Main Characteristics of Anthropology
    slides:
    (.pptx)

    (NOTE: This is a long slide set as it covers some very important b ackground information that will be referred to often as we go through the semester. Please bear with it to the end. And it will take a little longer to load, so please bear with that also.)

    • the four fields of general anthropology

    • culture as a primary concept

    • comparative method as major approach

    • holism as a primary theoretical goal

    • fieldwork as a primary research technique
WebPage Summary

Chart: "Anthropology and . . . It's Parts"

 
  • "Other Important Terms"
    slides: (.pptx)

  • Units of Analysis
    slides:
    (.pptx)

  • Three Major Perennial Debates
    slides: (.pptx)


(NOTE: These are long slide sets 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.)



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

     
 
Week 7 
17 - 23 July 2022
     
 

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

     
 
Week 8 
24 - 29 July 2022
     
     
Review slide decks for the Final Exam.
     
     
Review 3 - 5 Student Presentations. See Your Canvas folder.
     
     

Final Exam

f2022 The Global Cultures Final Exam is scheduled for Monday-Friday, 12 - 16 December 2022 (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>

     
     
     
     
     

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