ANTH 101 – Introduction to Anthropology, Fall 2020

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
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Week 1. What is Anthropology?
Aug 24:
Purchase textbook and review syllabus/schedule
Aug 25: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 1 pgs. 3-10
Aug 26: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 1 pgs. 11-20
Aug 27: read Lavenda textbook, Module 1, pgs. 21-29
      Do Group Discussion 1 – post an introduction in the
      Blackboard Discussions area
Aug 28: Do Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri
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            I: Biological Anthropology
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Week 2. Genetics and Evolution

Aug 31: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 2, pgs. 31-37 
Sept 1: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 2, pgs. 38-45   
Sept 2: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 2, pgs. 46-58
   Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues and Thurs 9pm
    Do Online Media #2 - due no later than 5pm Fri
    Do Blackboard Discussion 2 – on Evolution – by Sunday

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Week 3. Primatology and Early Origins of Man
Sept 7: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 3 , pgs. 61-74
Sept 8: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 3, pgs. 61-80
Sept 9: Lavenda textbook, Module 2, pgs. 81-93
    Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
    Do Online Media #3 - due no later than 5pm Fri
    Do Group Discussion 3 – Primatology – by Sunday

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Week 4. The Origins of Homo sapiens
Sept. 14: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 4, pgs. 96-111
Sept. 15: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 4, pgs. 112-123
Sept. 16: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 4, pgs. 124-139
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #4 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 4 – Last Human Standing – by Sun.

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Week 5. Review and Exam 1
review: Lavenda textbook Chps 1, 2, 3, 4 and notes
Use the Exam 1 Review Sheet here
Sept 23 9am - Sept 25 midnight: Exam 1 – see Blackboard
NO Quiz, Online Media or Discussion this week

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Week 6. Variation in Homo sapiens
Sept 28: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5, pgs. 143-152
Sept 29: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5, pgs. 153-164
Sept 30: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 5, pgs. 165-167
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #5 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 5 – Race & Society – by Sunday

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II. Archaeology and Linguistics
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Week 7. How We Discover the Past
Oct 5: read Lavenda textbook, Module 2, pgs. 81-93
Oct 6: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6, pgs. 169-177
Oct 7: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6, pgs. 178-198
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 6 – Archaeology – by Sunday

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Week 8. Domestication & The Rise of Civilization
Oct 12:
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 7, pgs. 201-213
Oct 13: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 7, pgs. 214-222
Oct 14: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 7, pgs. 223-235
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #7 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 7 – Human Civilization – by Sunday

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Week 9. Human Culture and Cultural Change
Oct 19: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 8, pgs. 237-246
Oct 20: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 8, pgs. 247-256
Oct 21: read Lavenda textbook, Module 3, pgs. 257-270
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #8 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 8 – Human Culture – by Sunday

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Week 10. Linguistics
Oct 26: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 9, pgs. 273-288
Oct 27: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 9, pgs. 289-297
Oct 28: read Lavenda textbook, Module 4, pgs. 298-301
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Online Media #9 - due no later than 5pm Fri
     Do Group Discussion 9 – Human Language – by Sunday
               
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Week 11. Review and Exam 2
review: Lavenda textbook Chps 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9 and notes
Tues Nov 3 9am - Friday Nov 6 midnight: Take Exam 2 – see Blackboard

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      III. Ethnology
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Week 12. Cultural Institutions I: Trade & Economics
Nov 9: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 11, pgs. 337-347
Nov 10: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 11, pgs. 347-356
Nov 11: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 11, pgs. 357-361
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Do Group Discussion 11 – Trade and Reciprocity – by Sunday
Research Paper due Friday Nov 13

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Week 13. Cultural Institutions II: Power
Global Stratification and Political Organization
Nov 16: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 12, pgs. 363-375
Nov 17: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 12, pgs. 376-384
Nov 18: read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 12, pgs. 385-391
     Quiz due on Blackboard between Tues & Thurs 9pm
     Do Group Discussion 12 – Global Order – by Sunday

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Nov 23-28: Thanksgiving Break

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Week 14. Review Week
Review ALL Lavenda textbook readings and notes
(see final exam review sheet)
Research Paper Revision due Friday Dec 4
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Week 15.  Final Exam
Dec 7-10: Final Exam (see Blackboard)


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