ANTH 101 LN1 – Introduction to Anthropology LN1, Spring 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. Jan 21-25: What is Anthropology?
Introductory Notes; Founding Concepts
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 1
to do: Group Discussion 1 – Introductions
to do: Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri


      I: Biological Anthropology
Week 2. Jan 28-Feb 1: Genetics and Evolution
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 2 
to do: Group Discussion 2 – Evolution
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: Online Media #2 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 3. Feb 4-8:
The Early Origins of Man
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 3
to do: Group Discussion 3 – Early Human Origins
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: Online Media #3 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 4. Feb 11-15:
Origins of Homo sapiens
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 4
to do: Group Discussion 4 – Last Human Standing
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: Online Media #4 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 5. Feb 18-22:
Exam Review
review: Lavenda textbook Chps 1, 2, 3, 4 and course notes
*Exam 1: see Blackboard


Week 6. Feb 25-Mar 1:
Variation in Homo sapiens
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5
to do: Group Discussion 5 – Race and Society
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri


   II. Archaeology and Linguistics

Week 7. Mar 4-8: How We Discover the Past
to do: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6
to do: Group Discussion 6 – Archaeology
to do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri


  Mar 11 - 15      SPRING BREAK


Week 8. Mar 18-22: Domestication & Rise of Civilization
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 7
to do: Group Discussion 7 – Human Civilization
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: Online Media #7 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 9. Mar 25-29:
Linguistics
review: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 8
to do: Group Discussion 8 – Human Language
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: online media #8 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 10. Apr 1-5:
Human Culture and Cultural Change
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 9
to do: Group Discussion 9 – Human Culture
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: online media #9 - due no later than 5pm Fri
             

Week 11. Apr 8-12:
Exam Review      
review: Lavenda textbook Chps 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9 and notes
* Exam 2: see Blackboard


      III. Ethnology

Week 12. Apr 15-19: Cultural Institutions I: Family,
Marriage and Kinship
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 14
to do: Group Discussion 10  – Kinship Practices
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: online media #10 - due no later than 5pm Fri


Week 13. Apr 22-26:
Cultural Institutions II: Trade -
Food Production and Economics

read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 11
to do: Group Discussion 11 – Trade Customs
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday


Week 14. Apr 29-May 3:
Cultural Institutions III: Power
Global Stratification and Political Organization
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 12
to do: Group Discussion 12 – Tribalism vs. Global Order
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday


Week 15.  May 6 - May 8: Course Review and Final Exam (on Blackboard)
review: Lavenda textbook and notes


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