Cultural Anthropology [Cognomi M-Z] (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00742
Name of lecturer
Sabrina Tosi Cambini
Coordinator
Sabrina Tosi Cambini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
M-DEA/01 - DEMOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 2:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 2:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 2:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 2:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  

Learning outcomes

To provide a basic introductory knowledge of general anthropology in terms of content, the main debates in the course of the history of the discipline, the methods and ethical questions.

Syllabus

As an introduction to anthropological knowledge, several topics, from the most classic (like the concept of culture, ritual, cosmology, etc.) to those most currently under debate (such as multi-culturalism, globalisation, etc.) will be selected and discussed in detail. Part of the course will deal with a more detailed analysis of the anthropology of racism comparing classic studies to more recent research. 



Texts

E. A. Schultz and R. H. Lavenda, Antropologia culturale, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2010 (only the third Italian edition).



J. Jamin and P. Williams, Un'antropologia del jazz, Firenze, SEID, 2015.



L. Piasere, L'antiziganismo, Quodlibet, Macerata, 2015.

G. Giuliani (ed.), Il colore della nazione, Le Monnier, Firenze, 2015.

Note


The programme is for all students, including those from previous years, attending and non-attending students and is valid, for everyone, until the last roll call in February 2016. 



Students who need to take the 4-credit examination (or as an old system "half-year" exam), and who have never taken a Cultural Anthropology examination before, should study Schultz and Lavenda text. 



Students who need to take the 4-credit examination (or as an old system second "half-year" exam) and have already taken an initial examination in Cultural Anthropology, should study the Jamin & Williams and Piasere or Giuliani texts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016