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Class Notes for ANTH-0024 at Tufts University

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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Anthropocentrism, Monocropping, Intensive Farming

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5 Nov 2016
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Kosek is horrified by the use of bees throughout the centuries (particularly in terms of warfare) They aren"t just trying to play god- they are trying
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Precarity

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7 Dec 2016
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Tsing- the mushrooms at the end of the world. Could imagine something more like a summary if analysis will be deep later on: book argues xxx. One of th
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ANTH-0024 Lecture 16: Lecutre 16- Lysons & Endurance and the Ways that "Life Goes On"

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1 Dec 2016
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For the final- rather than reading the entire book, you may just do the introduction and a chapter or two. But explain why you choose to do this! (cid:
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Linguistic Anthropology, Placemaking, Ethnography

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5 Nov 2016
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Ethnography- the study of human races and/or culture. For tuesday"s reading- skim the first 8 pages of the kirksey, focus on the lowe. This piece is th
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Anthropocene

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ANTH-0024 Lecture 15: Lecture 15- On Love and Extinction

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1 Dec 2016
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Questions for the reading for thursday: look to the abstract to find the argument- she does mention it here, this is a creative writing piece. The argu
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Organism, Backtracking, Ethnocentrism

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5 Nov 2016
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Simple point- it isn"t just that hunters and gathers have a different world view. Their world view is how we all actually act, even if we do not think
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Biosafety, Intensive Animal Farming, Hubris

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5 Nov 2016
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Why does this piece matter: potentials have power that we might not even consider, focus on policy- the changing nature of government and planning. Bio
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Environmental Anthropology, Anthropocentrism, Ethnography

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23 Sep 2016
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Complicated reading, sit with them a few times before and after class. Multispecies ethnography- we don"t just study humans; we can also study ecology
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Human Nature, Marcel Mauss

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5 Nov 2016
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We are not alienated from nature but we naturalize things too much. Core assumptions- work is primarily how humans interact with the environment. How c
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Window Tax

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5 Nov 2016
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Each person"s imagination has been formed by histories of power/ history of making oneself legible to the state. Anthropology is the study of humanity
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ANTH-0024 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Environmental Determinism, Jared Diamond, Marcel Mauss

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23 Sep 2016
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Lecture 3: environmental determinism ( is a terrible idea) What assumptions do both mauss and steward share: both see subsistence as the primary reason
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