ANTA02H3 (Fall) 201
Lecture 1 (09/10/12)
• Linguistic Anthropology: the study of human language in its context and considering its
impact on the whole human experience. Think of dictionary studies as an example.
• Physical Anthropology (Biological anthropology): or the study of humans as physical,
biological beings. Think of human evolution as an example.
• Archaeological Anthropology (Archaeology): the study of the material remains of past
people. Think of excavation as an example.
• Cultural Anthropology: the study of the lived experiences of human beings anywhere in
the world. Think of ethnography as an example.
• Linguistic Anthropology (Language variations, gestures/body language)
- Discourse analysis: term for a number of approaches to analyzing written,