New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Week 2 Anthro 104 Notes

by: Lexi Kazen

Week 2 Anthro 104 Notes Anthropology 104

Lexi Kazen
GPA 3.9
Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity
Jerome Camal

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Here's the second week of notes for Anthro 104 with Jerome Camal!
Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity
Jerome Camal
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity

Popular in anthropology, evolution, sphr

This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lexi Kazen on Saturday September 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Anthropology 104 at University of Wisconsin - Madison taught by Jerome Camal in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Similar to Anthropology 104 at UW

Popular in anthropology, evolution, sphr


Reviews for Week 2 Anthro 104 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/12/15
O O O O O O O universals vs diversity universals are often the product of ethnocentrism therefore anthropologists are often now suspicious of universals ethnocentrism vs cultural relativism making the strange familiar and the familiar strange Physical or biological anthropology Human evolution 0 Discover fossil remains and items like this Primatologists are a type of biological anthropologist Archeology Study of human past through study of material remains Look through piles of trash to nd out how people live Linguistic anthropology How humans use language Many divisions within this eld Cultural or social anthropology Ethnography Ethnology text created by cultural anthropologists ie Coming onge in Second Life humans have more in common than differences 0 What exists outside of culture 0 0 Biology Facts 0NO39 0 Is culture learned Yes Culture is learned and developed through the human life 0 How has the concept of quotculturequot developed in anthropology quotCulture or civilization taken in its wide ethnographic sense is that complex whole which includes knowledge belief art morals law custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by mans a s a member of societyquot Primitive Culture 1871 Unilineal Cultural Evolution 0 Some nations are more developed and considered more civilized than others Franz Boas 18581942 quotKulturebrillequot culture glasses 0 Historical Particularism Cultural diffusion Zora Neale Hurston rstone of the rst African American woman to become anthropologist and Margaret Mead exposed repressed sexuality of American women many gender roles exist from biological standpoint students of Franz Boas British Structural Functionalism quotA conceptual framework positing that each element of society serves a particular function to keep the entire system in equilibriumquot Guest 0 Nobody is useless in a society even homeless people and prisoners Bronislaw Malinowski 18841942 Claude LeviStrauss 19082009 0 Universal mind Structuralism 0 Deep structure 0 Everyone has the same intellectual capability Not everyone reacts the same way to the same events Guest quotA system of knowledge beliefs patterns of behavior artifacts and institutions that are created learned and shared by a group of people 0 How is quotculturequot acquired How does it manifest itself You are born into a particular group of people People can change and integrate themselves into a new culture simply by moving into a new environment The goals of culture are not static Culture is unconscious and by living in a certain society you naturally absorb the rules and tendencies of the particular culture Culture is learned enculturation 0 Clifford Geertz 19262006 Wrote an essay about a cock ght 0 Competition for prestige 0 Culture creates a quotfabric of meaning and beliefquot o Interpretivist approach In the 19th century anthropologists believed that all cultures evolved through a similar path from savage to civilized This theory is known as Unilineal cultural evolution ProfessorJerome Camal Office Hours Thursdays 24pm office social sciences 5313 ca malwiscedu Ethnomusicology bridge between anthropology amp musicology anthropology of music test 0 Top Hat questions re ect kind of questions that will be asked on the quotAnthropology is the study of humans past and presentquot Diversity and human universals things that all humans share like the use of language practice of religion and development of kinships human universals are not the main focus of anthropology today Anthropos manhumans logos the study of Ken Guest quotAnthropology is the study of the full scope of human diversity and the application of that knowledge to help people of different backgrounds better understand one anotherquot Has a unique approach Global in scope literally can work anywhere in the world including on the internet book for discussion in this class Start with people and their local communities ie how are people distributed in a stateregion Ethnographic fieldwork live with a community for an extended period of time in order to fully learn about their culture Studies how structures of power impact individuals and how individuals navigate structures of power ie the man has the power parents vs children have power Agency people make their own decisions within a structure of power Belief that all humans are connected 0 Try to understand each person s perspective ie Muslim woman vs Christian woman way of dress 0 Try to stay openminded like in above situation Why do women in today s society wear more clothes while exercising than men 0 Different levels of comfort in which women choose to be seen 0 Making the strange familiar and the familiar strange o It can be dangerous to think that one society is more evolved than another one 0 Today anthropology focuses less on human universals o Ethnocentrism vs cultural relativism


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.