2018 Summer School Subject List

Culture and Difference: An Introduction (ANTH1001)

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Anthropology
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1) Ms Helen Fewster - helen.fewster@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1) Ms Helen Fewster - helen.fewster@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018 
End Date: 02 Feb 2018 
Capacity: 40 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisite: - 

    None

Description

Anthropology explores and explains cultural difference while affirming the unity of humankind. It provides accounts of cultural specificity that illuminate the world today.

Lectures will address some examples of cultural difference from the present and the past.

These examples will introduce modern Anthropology, the method of ethnography, and its related forms of social and cultural analysis.

Assessment

15% Tutorial Exercises & Participation, 20% Quiz, 30% Essay 1,650 words, 35% Take Home Exam 1850 words

Timetable

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018     End Date: 02 Feb 2018

Lectures

Mon 09:30 - 13:40

Wed 09:30 - 13:40

Fri 09:30 - 13:40

Venue:

Eastern Ave Seminar Room 116

Texts

Course Reader