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ANTH 3888: Calendar Spring 2024

Due Dates
[Spring 2024 calendar]

Canvas Modules for Class Participants Spring 2024 [calendar]
Canvas Simple Syllabus Spring 2024 (.pdf)

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Anthropology of Food



to Sweet Treats around the World

What FoodAnthro is Reading Now . . .
. Sunday, 25 February 2024, 22:55 (10:55 PM) CST, day 056 of 2024 .
 
BBC Food
The Gardian News / The Gardian Animals Farmed /

Wikipedia: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal

Wikipedia Categories: Food and Drink | History of Food and Drink | Historical Foods

World Food and Water Clock

OWL logo, Online Writing Lab, Purdue University.    
 
     
Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.

Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At The New Year"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

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Anthroplogy of Food

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The Course in a Nutshell
Structure
Content



COURSE STRUCTURE
ANTH 3888 Anthropology of Food
consists of three main segments:

  I Orientation and Background  
      Introduction  
      Basic Concepts  
      History  
      Theory  
      Methods and Techniques  
  II Explorations  
      Comparative / Cross-Cultural  
      Holistic (holism slides.pptx)  
      Ethnographic Case Studies from the Real World: Real People . . . Real Places from Around the Globe  
  III Student Presentations on Term Research Project
Additional General Course Information


The Course in a Nutshell

COURSE CONTENT
primarily comes from the following sources . . .
   
 AF  1.0
  • "SUNDAY MEMO" for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  2.0
  • VIDEO EXPLORATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  3.0
  • SLIDE PRESENTATIONS . . .
  •    
     AF  4.0
  • READINGS for the week . . .
  •    
     AF  5.0
  • OTHER ASSIGNMENT INFORMATION . . .
  •    
     AF  6.0
  • MIDTERM AND FINAL EXAMS . . .
  •    
     AF  7.0
  • RESEARCH PROJECT for the term . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF  8.0
  • DISCUSSIONS . . . including your personal experiences
  •    
     AF  9.0
  • (optional) FOR FUN TRIVIA . . .
  •    
     AF 10.0
  • (optional) EXTRA CREDIT . . . on a topic of your choice related to the course
  •    
     AF 11.0
  • OTHER (optional) . . .
  •      
  • IN-THE-NEWS . . .
  • Course Structure
         

    PLEASE NOTE:

    Both the Midterm Exam and Final Exam are open-book/open-notes essay exams.

    So there should be very little work and effort spent on memorizing facts, other than, perhaps, where to go to find the information you are looking for.

    More Information on Exams: Midterm / Final

    Additional General Course Information

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    Canvas 
    TR HomePage

     
    AF Index of Major Items
    AF 1.0 "Sunday Memos"   AF 2.0 Video Schedule
    AF 3.0 Slides Schedule   AF 4.0 Text Assignments Schedule
    AF 5.0 Other (check Canvas)     AF 6.0 Exams . . . (wk-6 and wk-16)
    AF 7.0 REM: Work on Project   AF 8.0 Discussion(s)
    AF Main Due Dates   AF Spring 2024 Calendar
         

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