Week6Notes.pdf ANTHRO 9
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Date Created: 11/05/15
1152015Lecture 12 cc Sendero Luminoso quotShining Pathquot rebels in Peru oc Alberto Fujimori Peruvian president 19902000 disappearances 250000 women sterilized death squad families try to escape or live this life Leinweaver entered into this chaotic society oc Milagros loss of father quotto be fully accustom to a new situation the previous life must begin to feel foreignquot acostumbrarse emic term I quotbecoming accustomedquot I sentimental and embodied transformation I reconfigures attachment and belonging and care I makes kinship painfully visible notion of subiective experience as economic formation structure of feeling I Karl Marx 18181883 oc Leinweaver quotClass distinctions play a major role in who gives and receives childrenquot oc Luisa orphanages in Peru existed due to the disappearances of people see above I people began to use them as a resource I it was a time where children couldn39t get the care they need so parents would put their children in the orphanage to get that care They assumed they would be able to get their children back once they can give them the care they need However in the eyes of the state the children were abandoned and could be adopted as in the case of Luisa oc Garcia other events also influenced heroin addiction I Vietnam War 0 lowest and poorest class got drafted members of the Espanola Valley 0 heroin circulated and addiction gets taken home Eugenia and Bernadette Lisa and Michelle oc FROM BELIEF TO EXPERIENCE RELIGION AS A CULTURAL SYSTEM Some questions for us I What is the place of religion in their life I What can an anthropological perspective tell us about the experience of religion I How do we understand religious practice and rituals if we may not have that same belief I How do people embody their religion I How do people becomes so committed that they feel emotionsshame guilt etc All religion has positive sides negative sides generalities Religion I Clifford Gertz system of symbols o 1a system of symbols which acts to 2 establish powerful persuasive and long standing moods and motivations in men by 3 formulating conceptions of a general order sorry the professor changed the slide formuation and said that the other slides will have it and we will have the opportunity to write it down 0 symbol general order of 0 quotany object act event quality or relation which serves as a existence vehicle for a conceptionthe conception being the symbol39s meaningquot o arbitrary and conventional relation between sign and referent establishing 0 religious symbols symbol moods and system mOtlvatlons ethos synthesizing worldview clothing ritual practice 0 ethos aura of factuality moods and motivations ii sentiment tone quality moral and aesthetic style or mood characteristic of life in a particular community motivations discrete goal directed focused on ends and consumations o piousness pride humility modesty shame mood diffuse and context defining totalistic and encompassing defined by sources 0 melancholy anxiety awe reverence solemnity o Worldview dispositions tendencies capacities and habits the outlook orientation or perspective defining people39s most comprehensive idea of a general order of existence quotmodels ofquot and quotmodels forquot reality models of 0 symbols represent reality models for 0 symbols shape or constitute reality 0 Keith M Murphy 2005 quotCollaborative Imaginingquot Semiotica 1561113145
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