September13INTRO.docx

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19 Apr 2012
Department
Course
Professor
Professor: Dr. Deidre Rose
Contact Information:
Email:derose@uoguelph.ca
Office MACK637
Courelink site
AGENDA:
Introduce myself and my research.
Definitions:
Culture
Cultural Relavitism
Ethnocentrism
Discussion exercise (time permitting)
What is Anthropology?
Literally the study of humankind
Divided into 4 sub-fields:
Biological or Physical anthropology
Archaeology
Linguistics
Social/Cultural Anthropology and all four subdisciplines ->
Applied Anthropology
Social/Cultural Anthropology
Contemporary or recent cultures
Beginnings of the discipline saw the growth of “social” anthropology in Britain and the growth of
“cultural” anthropology in the United States
Fieldwork is central to anthropology
Ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory
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