Cultural Anthropology FI (i) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02150
Name of lecturer
Stefania Pontrandolfo
Coordinator
Stefania Pontrandolfo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-DEA/01 - DEMOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem IIB dal Apr 21, 2014 al Jun 8, 2014.

Lesson timetable

Sem IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:40 PM - 6:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2  
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

To increase the knowledge of socio-cultural anthropology epistemological and hermeneutical basis, by a survey on the main partitions of the discipline, in order to broaden anthropological know-how.

Syllabus

Several anthropological topics will be discussed, from the most classic (such as politics, economy, ritual, cosmology, etc.) to those most in question today (such as development, environmentalism, social suffering, etc). The peculiarities of the anthropological discourses and the originality of the ethnographic research method will be highlighted presenting all these topics.

Texts to study:
Kilani M., 2011, Antropologia. Dal locale al globale, Dedalo, Bari. (Only the new edition)
Pontrandolfo S., 2013, Rom dell'Italia meridionale, CISU, Roma.
De Martino E., Sud e magia, Feltrinelli, Milano. (Every edition)

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam