Home 603Seminar in Ethnology

Syllabus

Week 1 Marcus

Week 2 Marcus

Week 3 Moore

Week 4 Moore

Week 5 Schneider

Week 6 Schneider Paper

Week 7 Spivak

Week 8 Spivak

Week 9 Parker

Week 10 Parker

Week 12 Lem

Week 13 Lem

Week 14 Gupta

Week 15 Gupta

Final Paper Elders

Resource Links

I used many resources when I took this class. Some of the links I used at the time of the course no longer work, but those that are still working I have below.

Week 3-4 Henrietta Moore

Pascal Boyer: How cultural representations spread: Experimental evidence on religious concepts and evolved ontologies.
http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/projects/esm/Boyer_99.html

Week 5-6 Jane Schneider and Rayna Rapp

Magazine article on Katherine Verdery
http://web.reed.edu/reed_magazine/feb2005/features/bitter_harvest/

Essays on Eric Wolf
http://www.goldenessays.com/free_essays/1/anthropology/anthropology1.shtml
http://www.indiana.edu/~wanthro/wolf.htm
http://classes.yale.edu/03-04/anth500b/projects/project_sites/99_Garen/personalintellectual.html

Paper on "Historicizing" that uses some of Eric Wolf's work as theoretical background.
http://classes.yale.edu/03-04/anth500b/projects/project_sites/99_Garen/historicizing.htm

Paper by Hermann Rebel on Eric Wolf and his work
http://datamonster.sbs.arizona.edu/history/faculty/f_details/rebel_focaal.htm

Paper on Eric Wolf's major theoretical and methodological contributions.
http://classes.yale.edu/03-04/anth500b/projects/project_sites/99_Garen/contributions.htm

Week 7-8 Gayatri Spivak

http://www.thirdspace.ca/articles/laflamm2.htm

http://www.focusing.org/apm_papers/madison2.html

http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/Spivak.html

The Native Informant (pdf)

http://prelectur.stanford.edu/lecturers/spivak/index.html

http://www.literaryhistory.com/20thC/Groups/postcolonial.htm

http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/anglophone/postcolonial.html

Reviews of: A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present
http://www.newstatesman.com/199908090039.htm
http://www.radicalphilosophy.com/default.asp?channel_id=2188&editorial_id=9960
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2220/is_1_42/ai_63819094/
http://mailman.lbo-talk.org/1999/1999-October/018015.html

A much needed glossary for key terms in the work of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/Glossary.html

wikipedia entry for Gayatri Chakravory Spivak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gayatri_Chakravorty_Spivak

A discussion of the applications of postcolonialism in education programs with reference to Gayatri Spivak's A Critique of Postcolonial Reason. Many good questions frame the discussion, and it shows the difficulty in reading texts of postcolonial philosophy or literary criticism.
http://people.ehe.ohio-state.edu/plather/files/2008/09/response.pdf

I have the pdf of the above in my files also if the above link does not work:
Response Poststructuralism

A paper that draws heavily on Gayatri Spivak and also gives an informative analysis of Spivak's A Critique of Postcolonial Reason.
http://www.kakanien.ac.at/beitr/theorie/AMillner1.pdf

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