Units of Study

ANTH2666 - History of Anthropological Thought

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jadran Mimica
Phone: +61 2 9351 4112
Email: jadran.mimica@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit surveys the key thinkers, theories and ethnographic researches that have shaped the historical development of anthropological thought. The central focus is on the interrelationships and differences between the Continental, British and American thinkers and lineages set against the backdrop of general ideas that defined the Western world-views of the last two centuries. This historical trajectory is systematically referred to its much longer tradition of critical thought and coordinated with the topics and debates in contemporary anthropological discourses.

Assessments

2000wd essay (35%) and 2500wd essay (65%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Anthropology

Prohibitions

ANTH2501

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ANTH2666

     

Lecture

     

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