ANTH 101 LN1 – Introduction to Anthropology LN1, Spring 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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JANUARY                       

Introduction
Week 1. Jan 27-31: What is Anthropology?
Introductory Notes; Founding Concepts
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 1 and Module 1
to do: Group Discussion 1 – Introductions
to do: Online Media #1 - due no later than 5pm Fri

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FEBRUARY

      I: Biological Anthropology
Week 2. Feb 3-Feb 7:
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 10-14: 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 17-21: 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 24-28: Exam Review
review: Lavenda textbook Chps 1, 2, 3, 4 and notes
*Exam 1: see Blackboard

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MARCH

Week 6. Mar 2-6: 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 9-13: How We Discover the Past
read: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 6 and Module 2
to do: Group Discussion 6 – Archaeology
to do: Online Media #6 - due no later than 5pm Fri

  Mar 16 - 29      EXTENDED SPRING BREAK

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APRIL

Week 8. Mar 30-Apr 3: 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 5pm Fri
to do: Submit first draft of Research Paper - due Sunday April 5

      III. Ethnology
and Linguistics

Week 9. Apr 6-10: Human Culture and Cultural Change
review: Lavenda textbook, Chapter 8 and Module 3
to do: Group Discussion 8 – Human Culture
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: online media #8 - due 5pm Fri

Week 10. Apr 13-17: Linguistics
read Lavenda textbook, Chapter 9 and Module 4
to do: Group Discussion 9 – Human Language
to do: Quiz due on Blackboard on Thursday
to do: online media #9 - due 5pm Fri
             

Week 11. Apr 20-24: 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 5pm Fri


Week 12. Apr 27-May 1:
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
optional: online media #B1- due 5pm Fri

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MAY

Week 13. May 4-8: 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
optional: online media #B2- due 5pm Fri


Week 14.  May 9-13: Course Review and Final Exam
review: Lavenda textbook and notes
Final Exam: see Blackboard


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