Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Assignments for Weeks Ten and Eleven - November 5-12

Mon Nov 05:
Ortner, ch. 1-3
Jon Krakauer, "Into Thin Air"

Wed Nov 07:
Ortner, ch. 4
Edward Bruner, "The Masai and the Lion King: authenticity, nationalism, and globalization in African Tourism"

Fri Nov 09:
Ortner, ch. 6-7
Emily Martin, "The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles"

Mon Nov 12:
Ortner, pp. 217-238, ch. 9
Adrie Kusserow, "De-homogenizing American Individualism: Socializing Hard and Soft Individualism in Manhattan and Queens"