ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Other Course Info:
Does not count toward requirements for the Anthropology major. F, W, Sp.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

 

This course introduces students to the four subfields of anthropology -- archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. It considers a set of fundamental questions, including the nature of culture, human variation and universals, cultural relativism, and how the study of deep history can inform our understanding of what it means to be human. Specific topics include primate (monkey and ape) behavior and human evolution; the origins of agriculture and the rise of social complexity and urbanization; language and culture, kinship and family, sex and gender roles, race and ethnicity, and religion; and the emergence of the world system, culture and political economy, and globalization. The course is also intended to help students develop a coherent view of the essential concepts, structures, and intellectual methods that characterize the discipline. It stresses the unifying principles that link the subfields and thereby create anthropology's comprehensive, holistic world view. Students will be exposed to new ways of learning and thinking about humankind’s many designs for living in time and space. The course also prepares students to interpret and integrate diverse kinds of information, to evaluate conflicting claims about human nature and diversity, and to think critically. Course materials: Textbook and additional readings.

Course Requirements:

Three in-person exams and several short assignments.

Class Format:

Synchronous in-person lectures, discussion sections, and exams.

Schedule

ANTHRCUL 101 - Introduction to Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
10860
Open
27
 
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS 003-014. DIS SECTIONS DO NOT MEET UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES.
002 (LEC)
 In Person
10871
Open
63
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 002 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS 027-043. DIS SECTIONS DO NOT MEET UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES.
003 (DIS)
 In Person
10861
Closed
0
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
10862
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
10863
Open
4
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
10864
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
10865
Closed
0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
10866
Open
2
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
10867
Open
2
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
17210
Closed
0
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
17211
Open
2
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
10868
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
10869
Open
10
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
10870
Open
7
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
027 (DIS)
 In Person
10872
Open
3
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:00AM
028 (DIS)
 In Person
10873
Open
2
 
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
029 (DIS)
 In Person
10874
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
030 (DIS)
 In Person
10875
Open
4
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
031 (DIS)
 In Person
10876
Open
4
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This special section will include activities and discussions informed by dialogic pedagogy. Of interest to students who would like to explore topics of social identity and social justice, this section will allow them to make connections between course content and current conversations around issues of race and ethnicity. Students who participate in the section can earn credit towards the Minor in Intergroup Relations Education.
032 (DIS)
 In Person
10877
Open
3
 
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Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
033 (DIS)
 In Person
10878
Open
4
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
034 (DIS)
 In Person
10879
Open
1
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
035 (DIS)
 In Person
10880
Open
2
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
036 (DIS)
 In Person
10881
Open
2
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
037 (DIS)
 In Person
10882
Closed
0
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
038 (DIS)
 In Person
10883
Closed
0
 
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M 9:00AM - 10:00AM
039 (DIS)
 In Person
10884
Open
3
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
040 (DIS)
 In Person
19513
Open
1
 
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M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
041 (DIS)
 In Person
20826
Open
3
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
042 (DIS)
 In Person
20827
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
043 (DIS)
 In Person
21291
Open
5
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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