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SOCI/ANT 441 Meeting 4


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SOCI/ANT 441 Meeting 4

  1. 1. SOCI/ANTH 441 Material Culture<br />Meeting 4: Movement<br />September 30, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Project<br />
  3. 3. Project Ideas<br />Shipping container as office<br />Call button in plane<br />Garden Gnome<br />Squeegee<br />Nametag<br />Lenin'sbrain<br />Reusablegrocery bag<br />
  4. 4. Otherideas<br />Velvet Elvis<br />OLPC<br />Bubblewrap<br />Construction hard hat<br />Opus card<br />Handicap dooropener<br />Stethoscope<br />Hand grinder<br />Labcoat<br />Touchscreen<br />Chopsticks<br />Spray can<br />Mysteryobject<br />Round tuit<br />Payphone<br />Badge<br />
  5. 5. Miller<br />
  6. 6. Spot the object<br />Certificates<br />Materialevidence<br />Defined by absence<br />Homes<br />Pascali<br />Sedentary<br />Final home<br />Connection to graveyardlore<br />Food<br />Identity<br />
  7. 7. Mobile phones<br />Ingenuity<br />Social conditions<br />Networking<br />Informaleconomy<br />
  8. 8. Kitsch<br />Taste<br />Telling off<br />Embedded judgment<br />Jackson<br />
  9. 9. Descriptive language<br />Journalistic<br />Cinematographic<br />FIFEQ<br />Literary<br />Biswas<br />
  10. 10. Living history<br />Similar to oral but "whatwordscan't tell"<br />Show reliance on words or behaviour<br />Individuals<br />Plight<br />Integration, assimilation<br />Agency<br />Not realizing (saved by social scientist)<br />Sociology/anthropology<br />