Review Sheet for ANT 102 with Professor Galbraith at UA
Review Sheet for ANT 102 with Professor Galbraith at UA
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Ant 412512 Peoples of Europe Fall 2006 Mon amp Wed 2 315 353 ten Hoor Dr Marysia Galbraith Offices 17 ten Hoor 101D Carmichael Office phone 3480585 Anthropology 3488412 New College Office Hours Tues 13 Carmichael Wed 315430 ten Hoor Email mgalbraiuaedu RUSSIA BELARUS REPU ELIE AUSTRI A BULGARIA l TA LY Adrlala39c Sea Mediterranean Sea g 111 Regional Enrh irnnllienml Caller or Emiral an an Ellwe Course Description The course examines critical issues that affect contemporary European Societies nationalism ethnicity democratization unification and fragmentation Central anthropological topics such as kinship gender exchange and religion are also considered in relation to European populations This semester the focus will be on the impact of state socialism communism and postcommunist reforms on the people of Central and Eastern Europe This course has a core curriculum W designation Students writing will be graded and commented upon and become part of the assigned grade Course Objectives 0 To gain an understanding of cultural continuity and change in the midst of the radical restructuring of European Societies since 1989 0 To review the contributions of anthropological concepts and methods to the study of Europe 0 To engage in scholarly debates and express scholarly opinions through writing seminar discussions and oral presentations Reading The following texts are available in the SUPe Store and the Alabama Bookstore Dunn Elizabeth 2004 Privatizing Poland Baby Food Big Business and the remaking ofLabor Ithaca NY Cornel University Press Verdery Katherine 1996 What Was Socialism and What Comes Next Princeton NJ Princeton University Press West Barbara 2002 The Danger is Everywhere The Insecurity of Transition in Postsocialist Hungary Prospect Heights IL Westview The following texts are available via electronic reserves httplibraryuaeducgibinPwebreconcgiDBlocalampPAGErbSearch Barany Zoltan 1998 Orphans of Transition Gypsies in Eastern Europe Journal of Democracy 93142156 Barth Fredrik ed 1969 Ethnic Groups and Boundaries The Social Organization of Culture Difference Boston Little Brown and Company Pp 938 Bowman Glen 1994 Xenophobia Fantasy and the Nation The Logic of Ethnic Violence in Former Yugoslavia In The Anthropology of Europe Identity and Boundaries in Con ict Victoria A Goddard Josep R Llobera and Cris Shore eds Pp 143 171 Washington DC Berg Byrnes Timothy A 2001 Transnational Catholicism in Postcommunist Europe New York Rowman amp Littlefield Chapter 2 Pp 2957 Galbraith Marysia 2000 On the Road to CZestochowa Rhetoric and Experience on a Polish Pilgrimage Anthropological Quarterly 73 26173 2003 Gifts and Favors Social Networks and Reciprocal Exchange in Poland Ethnologia Europaea 3117394 Haraszti Miklos 1977 A Worker in a Worker s State New York Universe Books Hayden Robert 1996 Imagined Communities and Real Victims Selfdetermination and Ethnic Cleansing in Yugoslavia American Ethnologist 23783801 Mason David amp James R Kluegel eds 2000 Marketing Democracy Changing Opinion about Inequality and Politics in East Central Europe Rowmand amp Littlefield New York Pp 121 Okey Robin 1986 Eastern Europe 17401985 Feudalism to Communism 2quotd Edition Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press Pp 181 240 Risse Thomas 2004 European Institutions and Identity Change What Have We Learned In Transnational Identities Becoming European in the EU Richard K Henmann Thomas Risse and Marilyn B Brewer eds Pp 247271New York Rowman amp Little eld Sampson Steven 1985 The Informal Sector in Eastern Europe Telos 664466 True Jacqui 2003 Gender Globalization and Postsocialism The Czech Republic after Communism New York Columbia University Press Pp 2873 Prerequisites Students should have completed at least one introductory course in cultural anthropology such as ANT 102 Grading Policy The course has a core curriculum W designation Writing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course I am willing and able to instruct students in writing skills as needed to assist students in meeting the writing requirements of the course At least once during the semester individual conferences with students will be scheduled to discuss writing assignments Services are also available at the Writing Center 3485049 The course includes a variety of writing assignments including analyses of texts inclass essays and a research paper Classroom participation and oral summaries of readings 20 120 points Analysis essays 30 180 points Research Paper 30 180 points Presentation of research 5 30 points Final 15 90 points No late assignments will be accepted except under extraordinary circumstances See me before the due date of assignments and exams so that other arrangements can be made To request disability accommodations please contact Disabilities Services 3484285 Then contact Dr Galbraith so that special arrangements can be made Assignments Classroom participation and oral summaries of readings A successful seminar depends on the active engagement of all participants Each week Iwill introduce the main themes drawing from resources beyond class readings In addition students will introduce speci c readings These summaries of the texts should be no longer than 10 minutes each They may include visual aids such as maps slides and websites Presenters should also prepare discussion questions for the seminar All students are expected to have done the reading and be prepared to discuss it I recommend that you write down your thoughts and questions as you read and bring them to class Analysis Essaysil have scheduled two essays on class readings one will be done outside of class and one will be done in class If students are not doing the reading Iwill increase the number of these essays Generally you will be given a question to answer and will be expected to make use of one or more text in your answer I will give you more information about these essays when they are assigned Research PaperiThis is your opportunity to personalize the course by pursuing an area of personal interest to you You may begin with a text assigned for the class or develop a theme we discuss in class or apply what we learn in class to a different case of your own choosing You will be expected to submit a paper proposal and bibliography You will also meet with me at least once during the semester to discuss your paper and you will submit a draft to two classmates for peer review you will also review their papers All of these preliminary assignments will count towards your final grade on the paper Possible topics include but are not limited to Ethnic and religious minorities for example Gypsies or Jews Migration for example Eastern Europeans in Germ any Ethnic con ict for example Serbs Croats and Muslims in Bosnia Gender for example gendered concepts of the nation Religion for example Polish Catholicism and the state European Integration for example attitudes toward the expansion of the EU in the Czech Republic Economic reform for example privatization in Romania Marriage and Family for example a comparison before during and after communism Academic Misconduct All acts of dishonesty in any work constitute academic misconduct This includes but is not limited to cheating plagiarism fabrication of information misrepresentations and abetting of any of the above The Academic Misconduct Disciplinary Policy will be followed in the event that academic misconduct occurs Students should refer to the Student Affairs Handbook which can be obtained in the Office of Student Life and Services in the Ferguson Center Attendance Attendance is mandatory You are allowed two absences if you have any absences beyond that you are required to complete a makeup assignment usually a paper of 600 words or more on the topic that was discussed in class Missing assignments will count against you when your nal grade is calculated Outline of Topics Topics and assignments are subject to revision over the course of the semester Part 1 History of East Central Europe Date Topic Assignment Aug 23 Introduction to course Introduction to Central and Eastern Europe Aug History of the Eastern Bloc and the Okey Eastern Europe 17401985 2830 Cold War Verdery Pp 338 What was socialismWhy did it fall Part 2 Life and Work under State Socialism Sept 46 SEPT 4LABOR DAYNO CLASS Haraszti Pp 2179 Factory work and resistance Sept Factory work and resistance cont Haraszti Pp 80157 1113 FILM Decalog Sept State control of time and people Verdery ch 3 1820 Library session making use of databases to nd DUE Proposal for academic resources research paper Part 3 Transition Sept What comes next DUE Analysis Essay 1 2527 Verdery ch 8 afterward Mason amp Kluegel Marketing Democracy Oct 24 FILM Kolya DUE List of citations Oct 911 Insecurities of transition in West chs 12468 Hungary Part 4 Life and Work under Capitalism Date Topic Assignment Oct Family and social networks West ch 3 Galbraith Gifts and Favors 1618 Sampson The Informal Sector in EE Oct Privatization remaking of Dunn Pp 193 2325 business Oct 30 Privatization remaking of labor Dunn Pp 94 174 Nov 1 In class essay Part 5 Gender and Ethnicity Nov 68 Ethnic con ictYugoslavia Barth Ethnic Groups and Boundaries FILM We Are All Neighbors Bowman Xenophobia Fantasy and the Student presentations Nation Hayden Imagined Communities and Real Victims Nov Gender and the state Verdery ch 3 West ch 7 True 1315 Student presentations Gender Globalization and Postsocialism Nov 2022 Gypsies Nov 22NO CLASSThanks giving Barany Orphans of Transition Part 6 National Identity and Supranational Structures Nov Polish Catholicism Galbraith On the Road to CZestochowa Byrnes 2729 Student presentations Transnational Church in a National Setting DUE Research papers Dec 46 Expansion of the Risse European Institutions and Identity Change European Union Verdery ch 5 West ch 5 Dec 14 FINAL 3306 PM FINAL
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