ANTH 101:1 – Introduction to Anthropology, Fall 2019

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 27, 29: What is Anthropology?
Introductory Notes; Founding Concepts
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 1
do: Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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      I: Biological Anthropology

Week 2. Sept 3, 5: Genetics and Evolution
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 2 
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #2 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 3. Sept 10, 12: Primatology
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 3
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #3 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 4. Sept 17, 19: Origins of Homo sapiens
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 4
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #4 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 5. Sept 24, 26: Exam Week
   *Exam 1: Thurs, Sept 26

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Week 6. Oct 1: Variation in Homo sapiens
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5
do: Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri

No class Thursday, October 3 -- see website for assignment details.

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  II. Archaeology and Linguistics

Week 7. Oct 8, 10: How We Discover the Past I
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday

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  Oct 14, 15      FALL BREAK 1
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Week 8. Oct 17: How We Discover the Past II
read: Lavenda textbook, MODULE 2
do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 9. Oct 22, 24: Domestication & Civilization
review: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 7
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #7 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 10. Oct 29, 31: Human Culture
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 8
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #8 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 11. Nov 5, 7:
Exam Review      
* Exam 2: Thurs, Nov 7

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Week 12. Nov 12, 14: Linguistics
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 9
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #9 - due no later than 5pm Fri
         
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      III. Ethnology
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Week 13. Nov 19, 21: Cultural Institutions I: Family,
Marriage and Kinship
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 14
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: online media #10 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 14.1 Nov 26: Cultural Institutions II: Globalization
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 12
Bonus Online Media 1: due Tues Nov 26 5pm
Anthropology Research Paper Due Tues Nov 26 in class

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Week 14.2 Dec 3, 5: Cultural Institutions II: Globalization
Global Stratification and Political Organization
finish: Lavenda 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