ANTH326 Meeting 12

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  • Some lecturing today
  • Now or Late
    Grade lates at my leisure
  • Broad questions
    Five out of eight
    One as almost "extra credit" (can probably guess)
    Won't give examples but will build two in class next week
  • In critical reviews
    In project
    In exam answers
  • Adapt a bit
    Separate
    Brief on some
  • Anthropological sense
    Personal sense
    Fluidity
  • Media
    Africa and Euro-America ("The West")
    Dark Continent to Wise Africa
  • As "configuration"
    Industrial revolution
    Nation-states
    Capitalism
    Protestant work ethic
    Media
    Democracy
    Progress ideology
    Liberalism
  • Scramble for Africa
    Arbitrary Borders
    Conflicts between states
    Conflicts within states
    Power and legitimacy
  • Religions
    Foreign religions
    Local religions
    Witchcraft
  • Market economy
    Poverty
    Political economy
    Local Market
  • Social Construct
    Racialism
    Racism
    Biology
  • Not necessarily weeks
  • Defining the group
    Identity
    Sense of belonging
    Individuals
    Free will and agency
    Ethnic groups
  • Polygyny
    FGM
    Matrilineal systems
  • Gerontocracy
    Respect for elders
    Youth
  • ANTH326 Meeting 12

    1. 1. Meeting 12: Africa in its Current State ANTH326 Peoples and Cultures of Sub- Saharan Africa
    2. 2. Critical Reviews
    3. 3. Exam Prep
    4. 4. Links
    5. 5. Weekly Schedule • Social Structure • Belief Systems • Health • Identity • Afrocentrism • Tradition • Modernity • Arts • Music
    6. 6. Learning
    7. 7. Representations
    8. 8. Modernity
    9. 9. State
    10. 10. Beliefs
    11. 11. Economy
    12. 12. "Race"
    13. 13. Broad Themes
    14. 14. Communities
    15. 15. Gender
    16. 16. Age

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