ANTH 101:1 – Introduction to Anthropology, Spring 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. Jan 16, 18: What is Anthropology?
Introductory Notes; Founding Concepts
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 1

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      I: Biological Anthropology
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Week 2. Jan 23, 25: Genetics and Evolution
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 3 
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 3. Jan 30, Feb 1: The Early Origins of Man
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 6
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #2 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 4. Feb 6, 8: Origins of Homo sapiens
read Ember textbook, Chapter 7
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #3 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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Week 5. Feb 13, 15: Variation in Homo sapiens
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 4
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #4 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 6. Feb 20, 22: Exam Week
   *Exam 1: Thurs, Feb 22

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   II. Archaeology and Linguistics
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Week 7. Feb 27, Mar 1: How We Discover the Past
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 2
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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  Mar 5 - 9      SPRING BREAK
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Week 8. Mar 13, 15: How We Discover the Past
review: Ember textbook, Chapter 2
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 9. Mar 20, 22: Domestication & Civilization
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 8
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #7 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 10. Mar 27, 29: Civilization & Language
read Ember textbook, Chapter 10
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #8 - due no later than 5pm Fri
         
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Week 11. Apr 3, 5: Exam Review      
* Exam 2: Thurs, Apr 5

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      III. Ethnology
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Week 12. Apr 10, 12: Cultural Institutions I: Family,
Marriage and Kinship
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 14
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #9 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 13. Apr 17, 19: Cultural Institutions II: Trade -
Food Production and Economics
read: Ember textbook, Chapter 11
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #10 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 14. Apr 24, 26: 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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