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Title: Anthropology (and Refrigerators)


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Anthropology (and Refrigerators)
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Anthropologists! Anthropologists!
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Anthropology -
  • the study of human beings past and present
  • From Greek Ánthropos human being
  • -logia study of

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Anthropology is the study of humankind over the
entire world and throughout time.
  • Anthropologists study
  • existing cultures and human behavior (cultural
    anthropology)
  • traditions (folklore)
  • prehistoric cultures and lifeways (archaeology)
  • the biological makeup and evolution of humans
    (physical anthropology)
  • the origin and nature of language (linguistics).

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Anthropology's basic concerns
  • "What defines Homo sapiens?"
  • "Who are the ancestors of modern Homo sapiens?"
  • "What are humans' physical traits?
  • "How do humans behave?
  • "Why are there variations and differences among
    different groups of humans?
  • "How has the evolutionary past of Homo sapiens
    influenced its social organization and culture?"
    and so forth.

6
A Major in Anthropology
  • This video does a good job of explaining it
  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vmUGiSXXdse0

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Can you find a job in Anthropology?
  • Of course you can (you can find a job with any
    degree if you work hard, get the necessary
    credits and degrees, and know how to sell
    yourself.
  • That being said Mr. Farrands friend got an
    Anthropology degree and didn't do a good job of
    selling it - or thinking about how he wanted to
    apply it and now he works for a department store
    (in administration - but still).

8
Fridge Projects (Greater Hackettstown Area)
  • What could you learn from looking at someone's
    fridge? Lets write down some hypotheses about
    peoples behavior/lifestyle.
  • Wealth (or appearance of, or frugality)
  • Tastes
  • Interests
  • Lifestyle choices
  • How many people do you think live in this house?
    Ages (alcohol)

9
Fridges from Around the World
  1. Generally smaller (at least in Finland)
    detached freezer (if they have one?)
  2. Generally less condiments (though not UK)

10
Where Children Sleep Photo Essay
  • http//lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/04/where-chi
    ldren-sleep/
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