Fall 2017 marks the 30 year anniversary of Hartwick Anthropology as an independent department and the retirement of acclaimed archaeologist David Anthony.
4-5 February 2016 at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill: “Defending Anthropology 101 and the Mega-Class: Relevant Teaching for the 21st Century.”
Designed for students who will make the world a better place – Hartwick Anthropology 2016 course offerings for spring & J Term.
Please help a recent high school graduate who desperately wants to be an anthropology major but worries about the anthropology major jobs after graduation.
Click here for some great Hartwick Anthropology course offerings for fall 2015. Teaching anthropology is transformative anthropology!
Preview of a 2015 Introduction to Anthropology course using a new 3rd-edition textbook, Anthropology:What Does It Mean to Be Human?
Resources and thoughts on Teaching Cultural Anthropology for fall 2014: “Teaching is the other side of participant observation” (Tim Ingold, Making 2013:13)
An Introduction to Anthropology course for 2014, with emphasis on “entangling the biological” and the relevance of anthropology for important dialogue.
“Teaching Theories: The Evolution-Creation Controversy” (1982) has long been part of the Applying Anthropology reader. Time for a Living with Darwin update?
Meredith Small, “Our Babies, Ourselves” introduces many ways to raise babies, the biocultural of neurologically unfinished infants. But childcare and power?
Horace Miner’s classic “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” stands out for an anthropology of Nacirema Rituals and continues to get hits in the age of YouTube.
Check out an anthropology major! Anthropology is the worst major for instant pay, but best major to change your life. Anthropology can change the world.
Introduction to Anthropology with “What Does it Mean to be Human?”; “Labor and Legality”; and “Applying Anthropology.” Biological, Archaeology, Culture.
Updated sources for teaching race anthropologically. Race is a social construction, but we need to understand that racism is what makes race salient.
For a four-field introductory course, I reviewed the Anthropology Second Edition: Lavenda & Schultz, What Does It Mean to Be Human?
Anthropology excels at student learning outcomes assessment, but with awareness of the gap between assessment ideals and reality.
Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean is less about “peoples and cultures” and more about processes at work across the Americas.
The undergraduate anthropology major is a hidden strength: it is where the anthropological message is potentially the most world-changing.
Re-listening to R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” as a professor teaching evolution in front of a classroom: Oh no I’ve said too much / I haven’t said enough.
In this anthropology classroom activity, undergraduate anthropology majors suggest five classic articles that non-majors should read.
This post on Anthropology 101 in 2011 was a call to action for introductory courses to address the big themes of Human Nature, Race, & Evolution.