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Anthropology 1020E Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Linguistic Anthropology, Interactive Evolutionary Computation, Cultural Anthropology


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTH 1020E
Professor
Glenn Dolphin
Lecture
1

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Biological Anthropology – Introductions
January 6, 2014
OVERVIEW
Professor: Dr. Alexis Dolphin
oOffice SSC 3212
oEmail: adolphin@uwo.ca
oHours: Wednesday 10:30-11:30 am
Teachers Assistants (second term)
oMegan Devries
Office: SCC 3303
Email: mdevri2@uwo.ca
Hours: Monday 11:30-12:30 pm
oDave Norris
Office: SSC 3312
Email: dnorris3@uwo.ca
Hours: Wednesday 10:30-11:30 pm
TODAY
Syllabus
o2-3 page Biological Anthropology Written Assignment based on
“Decoding Neanderthal” documentary due February 3 worth 10% of
final grade
oWednesdays will now be lab times with short assignment to be
completed during and handed in at the end of your lab period
Lab portion and assignments worth 5% of final grade
You must stick with your group and there are no make-up
times for labs so make sure you are there!
Skeletal Anatomy (January 22 & 29), Human Variation
(February 5 & 12)
Group A (SSC 2257), Group B (SCC 3102), Group C (SSC
2257), Group D (SSC 3102)
WHAT IS ANTHROPOLOGY?
Anthropology
oThe study of humans and their closest relatives over space and
time
oIts about learning and sharing and its transferred from generation to
generation through non-biological means
Culture
oAll aspects of human life that are learned and shared from one
generation to the next by non-biological means
Technology, language, social roles, religion, subsistence,
economics
ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
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