ANTH 101:1 – Introduction to Anthropology, 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 22, 24: 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. Jan 29, 31: 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. Feb 5, Feb 7: The Early Origins of Man
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. Feb 12, 14: 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. Feb 19, 21: Variation in Homo sapiens
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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Week 6. Feb 26, 28: Exam Week
   *Exam 1: Thurs, Feb 28

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   II. Archaeology and Linguistics

Week 7. Mar 5, 7: How We Discover the Past
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday
do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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  Mar 11 - 15      SPRING BREAK

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Week 8. Mar 19, 21: 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 9. Mar 26, 28: 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 10. Apr 2, 4: 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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Week 11. Apr 9, 11: Report and Exam Week
* Research Paper due Tues Apr 9
* Exam 2: Thurs, Apr 11

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      III. Ethnology

Week 12. Apr 16, 18: 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 13. Apr 23, 25: Cultural Institutions II: Trade -
Food Production and Economics
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 11
prepare: Group Plickers Quiz on Thursday

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Week 14. Apr 30, May 2:Cultural Institutions III: Power
Global Stratification and Political Organization
read: 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

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