03 Jan

Russian Mafia In America: Immigration, Culture, and Crime

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DVD 9075 Documentary on the life and customs of the Mende, West African people of the rain forests of southern Sierra Leone and adjacent parts of Liberia. c1991. 51 min. It also reports conservation initiatives and rock art lost to natural and human forces throughout the region. • Kudos to UHM Anthropology PhD candidate Mattias van Ommen, who was awarded a prestigious Japan Foundation Fellowship to support his doctoral dissertation field research.

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03 Jan

AfroCuba: An Anthology of Cuban Writing on Race, Politics

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If race is examined as a cultural concept, then we must think about attitudes and cultural categories, ideas that exist within people’s minds and that are acted upon in the real world. AN-C 101.00 or permission of instructor ANTHC 307 Anthropology of Religion (3 Cr). Beeman, Fischer, and Thaiss attended to changes and continuities in patterns of thought and documented metaphorical transformations between religious and political thinking in the events leading up to and through the revolution.

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03 Jan

Patterns of Culture

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Files of information are being arranged in what are called Human Relations Area Files. Publisher: Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources, [198-].1 videocassette (45 min.). Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar. Some 20th century ethnologists, like Julian Steward, have instead argued that such similarities reflected similar adaptations to similar environments (see cultural evolution ).

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02 Jan

Working With Girls and Young Women in Community Settings

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The most capable man would usually lead the group. However, in terms of cultural evolution more dynamic relationships have also been suggested. Many of our students conduct independent research or travel internationally and students can get involved with anthropology related student organizations and honors societies. We are looking for a colleague who does not duplicate our present departmental interests. Look at the lists below and choose a few examples from each.

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02 Jan

Gendered Modernities: Ethnographic Perspectives

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Morgan, like other 19th century social evolutionists, believed there was a more or less orderly progression from the primitive to the civilized. 20th-century anthropologists largely reject the notion that all human societies must pass through the same stages in the same order, on the grounds that such a notion does not fit the empirical facts. Uberoi demonstrates how the transfer of property (land) in marriage and inheritance bridges the problematical social gap between the domestic sphere of the family, which, though it is the only exclusive social grouping recognized in Islamic law, lasts only a generation, and the public identity of the male family heads of the community, who strive to maintain the integrity of their estates from generation to generation.

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02 Jan

Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies

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Video/C 8629 We Have No War-Songs: Gypsies: the Professional Amateurs of Life. A cultural anthropologist working in the US Southwest, her research focuses on representation, material and expressive culture and the legacy of museum collections to ongoing cultural heritage through collaborative ethnography. Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea. 1922.

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02 Jan

Fragmented Worlds, Coherent Lives: The Politics of

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Video/C 4491 East of Krakatoa (Ring of Fire; 3). That's kind of early since I only submitted my application on the 20th. It was believed that this might mitigate the disintegration commonly caused by primitive institutions coming into contact with more advanced civilizations. (Mr. Human knowledge is limited to experience, to what is sensed, and people must therefore make their own order within experience. The EAGER funding mechanism may be used to support exploratory work in its early stages on untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas or approaches.

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02 Jan

WHITES CONFRONT RACISM antiracists & their paths

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Anthropology is not just the study of ancient arrowheads (although that is included in archaeology). Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1972. They may be full-time or part-time farmers; they may be more or less closely linked to urban markets; and they may be poor and indebted or wealthy and powerful. Cartmill: We never took a poll, but when this subject comes up at meetings of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, voices are raised. Images from Morocco and Tunisia focus on occupying French soldiers, the prostitutes they patronized, and larger changes in those societies, while pictures taken in Dahomey (now Benin) shed light on the symbiotic relationship between Catholocism and the Vodun religion.

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02 Jan

Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops?: The Lost Toys, Tastes &

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According to a New York Times report, the plan, which had said the AAA aspired “to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects,” now says its goal is “to advance public understanding of humankind in all its aspects.” Robert Weller (top) falls in the cultural anthropology camp. In 1977 the Institute of Peasant and Rural Studies was established by the Plan Organization under the directorship of N.

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01 Jan

One of China's Scholars: The Culture and Conversion of a

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Theory of Culture Change: The Methodology of Multilinear Evolution. Digital Himalaya Project features archived ethnographic materials such as music, maps, rare books, and film from the Himalayan region of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. eCultural Resources offers a cultural resources network with current anthropology news articles and stories from 2005 and up, an international job board and directory of field schools, and a free, weekly newsletter with up-to-date research news.

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