Intro Cultural Ant
Intro Cultural Ant ANT 101
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ANT 101 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Spring 2009 MWF 1030 7 1120 Chambers 1027 Prof Eriberto P Lozada Jr Office Hours M W 9307 1030 am Office Chambers B12 T Th 9007 1000 am or by appointment Telephone 7048942035 Email erlozadadaVidsonedu Web httpwwwdavidsonedupersonalerlozada Lecture Notes 18 March 2009 Studying Religion cont d Film Number Our Days Website Religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful pervasive and long lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic the problem of studying belief how does someone from outside a particular religious tradition make sense of people s beliefs how through ritual consecrated behavior patterned forms of behavior that have to do with the sacred another definition Ritual is a culturally constructed system of symbolic communication It is constituted of patterned and ordered sequences of words and acts often expressed in multiple media whose content and arrangement are characterized in varying degree by formality conventionality stereotypy rigidity condensation fusion and redundancy repetition SJ Tambiah think of all the cultural ideas associated with the performance of ritual authority hierarchy life cycles etc Religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful pervasive and long lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic I religion shapes the social order and the anthropologist can see religion through the movement back and forth between the religious perspective and the commonsense perspective rituals provide the forum for this movement between the sacred and the profane between religious ideology and social structure and cultural ideas Prof E Office Teleph Changi ANT 101 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Fall 2004 MWF 1030 7 1120 Chambers 1027 riberto P Lozada Jr Carnegie 01 one 7048942035 Office Hours M W F 930 71030 am T Th 930 71115 am or by appointment Email erlozadadaVidsonedu Web httpwwwdavidsonedupersonalerlozada Lecture Notes 18 October 2004 ng food preferences from last Friday new world crops sugar chocolate hot peppers from nonEuropean Old World tea coffee Mintz article sweetness taste but sugar extracted from many sources was not common for Westerners until the 17th century honey fruits were source for sweetness sugar honey as medicinal evidence of its rarity as well as its property in covering bitter taste of other medicines sugar is gradually transformed from a luxury food to everyday commodity transnational trade of sugar changing tastes changing culture coffee break tea time Wasabi commercial 1010220 commercial Global Sushi tuna from junk fish to prize sh bluefin tuna worth about 8000 development from exotic to haute cuisine to popular food methodology commodity chain 7 follow the fish Japanese buyers in Maine fish in Tsukiji thinking quote Just because sushi is available in some form or another in exclusive Fifth Avenue restaurants in baseball stadiums in Los Angeles at airport snack carts in Amsterdam at an apartment in Madrid delivered by motorcycle or in Buenos Aires Tel Aviv or Moscow doesn t mean that sushi has lost its status as Japanese cultural property Globalization doesn39t necessarily homogenize cultural differences nor erase the salience of cultural labels Quite the contrary it grows the franchise In the global economy of consumption the brand equity of sushi as Japanese cultural property adds to the cachet of both the country and the cuisine from Bestor 0 another thinking quote But the ability of fishers today to visualize Japanese culture and the place of tuna within its demanding culinary tradition is constantly shaped and reshaped by the ow of cultural images that now travel around the globe in all directions simultaneously bumping into each other in airports fishing ports bistros bodegas and markets everywhere In the ANT 101 Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Spring 2009 MWF 1030 7 1120 Chambers 1027 Prof Eriberto P Lozzda Jr Of ce Hours M W 9307 1030 am 0 ce arnbers B12 T Th9007 1 0 am or by appointment Telephone 7048942035 Fmal er ozadadavidsonedu Web httpwwwdavidsonedupersonalerlozada Lecture Notes 18 February 2009 Ethnicity n tvu t 39 39 contemporaryissues moie than histoncai issues identi es itself as homogeneous u L k of statebuilding Tradition and history aie invented to accord quotrm as in with contem 39 39 v y I 3 s 3 f manysoeiai io ps wi 39 39 statethis objecti cationof tra 39 39 39story also is objecti edin atonnstcommo39 The objecti cation oftradition marginaiizcs other e 39c groups possibly creating ethnic ict Whatisrace i i moie on biological perspective in many different ciiitnies not just America
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