Cultural Anthropology (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S00742
Name of lecturer
Stefania Pontrandolfo
Coordinator
Stefania Pontrandolfo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-DEA/01 - DEMOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 19, 2015.

Lesson timetable

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:

For all the students:
Schultz, E. A., Lavenda, R. H., 2010, Antropologia culturale, Bologna, Zanichelli, (only the second Italian edition).

Only for "Education for Organisations" students:
Willis, P., 2012, Scegliere la fabbrica. Scuola, resistenza e riproduzione sociale, Roma, CISU.

Only for "Philosophy" students:
G. Decarli, 2012, Diritti umani e diversità culturale. Percorsi internazionali di un dibattito incandescente, SEID, Firenze, 2012.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exams