ANTH 101:1 – Introduction to Anthropology, Fall 2018

Note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change – any changes will be made in RED on the schedule.
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            Introduction
Week 1. Aug 28, 30: What is Anthropology?
Introductory Notes; Founding Concepts
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 1
prepare: quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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      I: Biological Anthropology
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Week 2. Sept 4, 6: Genetics and Evolution
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 3 
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #2 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 3. Sept 11, 13: The Early Origins of Man
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 6
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #3 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 4. Sept 18, 20: Origins of Homo sapiens
Read: Ember textbook, Chapter 7
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #4 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 5. Sept 25, 27: Variation in Homo sapiens
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 4
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 6. Oct 2: Exam Review
* Exam 1: Thurs, Oct 4

Fall Break 1: Oct 8, 9
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II. Archaeology and Linguistics

Week 7. Oct 11: How We Discover the Past
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 2
do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 8. Oct 16, 18: How We Discover the Past
review: Ember textbook, Chapter 2
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #7 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 9. Oct 23, 25: Domestication & Civilization
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 8
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #8 - due no later than 5pm Fri
* Research Paper due Oct 25
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Week 10. Oct 30, Nov 1: Civilization & Language
read Ember textbook, Chapter 10
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #9 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 11. Nov 6: Exam Review
* Exam 2: Thurs, Nov 8
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III. Ethnology

Week 12. Nov 13, 15: Cultural Institutions I: Kinship
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 14
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #10 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 13.1 Nov 20: Cultural Institutions II: Trade
Food Production and Economics
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 11
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Week 13.2 Nov 27, 29: Cultural Institutions II: Trade
Food Production and Economics
review: Ember textbook, Chapter 11
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: bonus online media #B1 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 14. Dec 4, 6: Cultural Institutions III: Power
Global Stratification and Political Organization
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 12
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
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Week 15. Final Exam, TBA
Check final exam schedule on college website for time

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