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Add free, open Anthropology subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Anthropology Courses http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/ MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate, Graduate
Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-270-anthropology-through-speculative-fiction-fall-2009/ MIT non-degree Prof. Erica James, Prof. Stefan Helmreich Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Culture Tech http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/special-programs/sp-272-culture-tech-spring-2003/ MIT non-degree Instructors: James Rising, Amilio Aviles Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Ethnic and National Identity http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-226-ethnic-and-national-identity-fall-2009/ MIT non-degree Prof. Jean Jackson Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
A General Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology http://www.alanmacfarlane.com/FILES/lectures.html (Cambridge University) non-degree Prof. Alan MacFarlane Browser What is Social Anthropology?, Some Technical Terms used by Anthropologists, Introduction to Kinship and Marriage, Politics and Economic Life, Strategies of Survival, Introduction to Religion and Ritual given by Dr Stephen Hugh-Jones, Symbols, Language and Communication English
History of Anthropological Thought http://webcast.berkeley.edu/course_details_new.php?seriesid=2010-B-2603&semesterid=2010-B UC Berkeley non-degree Prof. Rosemary Joyce Browser Start anytime English
Identity and Difference http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-218j-identity-and-difference-spring-2010/ MIT non-degree Prof. Jean Jackson Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Introduction to Anthropology http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-100-introduction-to-anthropology-fall-2004/ MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Photography and Truth http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-348-photography-and-truth-spring-2008/ MIT non-degree Prof. James Howe Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Rethinking the Family, Sex, and Gender http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-232j-rethinking-the-family-sex-and-gender-fall-2010/ MIT non-degree Prof. Heather Paxson Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Science, Technology, and Society Courses http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology-and-society/ MIT non-degree Browser Start anytime English undergraduate, graduate
Social Theory and Analysis http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-750j-social-theory-and-analysis-fall-2004/ MIT non-degree Prof. Michael M. Fischer Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English




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Pairbonding, Troopbonding, Abidance, Ycleptance, Foredoomance, and Adhibition, Inhibition, Explication - John Money's 'Concepts of Determinism' as universal, transhistorical and transcultural: http://scottmacleod.com/anthropology/determinism.htm (Money 1988: 114?)


Networks

Salazar, Noel B. (Chair). 2010. Anthropology and Mobility Network. European Association of Social Anthropologists - EASA. Online discussion at Open Anthropology Cooperative.

Khosronejad, Pedram (Chair). 2010. Networks: Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China). (http://lists.easaonline.org/listinfo.cgi/amce-easaonline.org). European Association of Social Anthropologists - EASA.


Select Bibliographies

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. Appadurai Articles 1981-1990. New York, NY: ArjunAppadurai.org: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. Appadurai Articles 1991-2000. New York, NY: ArjunAppadurai.org: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.

Appadurai, Arjun. 2011. http://www.arjunappadurai.org/appadurai-articles-2001-2010/. New York, NY: ArjunAppadurai.org: Writings & Reflections on Globalization, Food, Cinema, Design, & Cities.


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AAA Medical Anthropology Blog. 2010. Voices from Medical Anthropology. The American Anthropological Association.


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Boellstorff, Tom. 2008. Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Bohannan, Paul and Dirk van der Elst. 1998. Asking and Listening: Ethnography As Personal Adaptation. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Burawoy, Michael, Alice Burton, Ann Arnett Ferguson, Kathryn J. Fox. 2010. Ethnography Unbound: Power and Resistance in the Modern Metropolis. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Cerwonka, Allaine and Liisa Malkki. 2007. Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Clifford, James and George E. Marcus (eds.). 1986. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Fischer, Michael M. J. 2004. Emergent Forms of Life and The Anthropological Voice. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Hatch, Elvin. 1974. Theories of Man and Culture. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.


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Documentary Educational Resources (DER). 2011. Documentary Educational Resources (DER). (producing and distributing cross-cultural documentary film for educational use). Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.


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Ethnocorder. 2010. EthnoCorder: Conduct rich media surveys using an iPhone. robotblimp.com/ethnocorder


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Select References

Brenneis, Don. 2009. Anthropology in and of the academy: globalization, assessment and our field's future. Volume 17, Issue 3, pages 261–275, August 2009: Social Anthropology.

Graeber, David. 2011. What is Debt? – An Interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber. August 26. nakedcapitalism.com.

Hall, Barbara. 2010. What is Ethnography. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

Hennessy, Kate. 2011. Repatriation, digital technology, and culture in a northern Athapaskan community. University of British Columbia.

Madrigal, Alexis. 2011. The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills. September 14. The Atlantic.

Visual Anthropology. 2004. Visual Anthropology Readings in MIT OCW Documenting Culture. Cambridge, MA: MIT OCW>

Wade, Nicholas. 2010. Anthropology a Science? Statement Deepens a Rif. (Also: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/10/science/10anthropology.html) December 9. New York, NY: The New York Times.


Subjects or Subjectivities

Wesch, Michael. 2011. Subjects or Subjectivities?. November 3. mediatedcultures.net.


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The Society for Anthropological Sciences (SAS). 2011. SASci Resources, News and Views.


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Karpiak, Kevin. 2010. Anthropoliteia: the anthropology of policing - police and security studies from an anthropological perspective. Eastern Michigan University.

Society for Medical Anthropology Introductory Syllabi. 2011. Academic Resources: Introductory syllabi. Society for Medical Anthropology.

Urton, Gary. 2010. Ethnography and Archaeology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.


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Delaney, Carol. 2004. Investigating Culture: An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kottak, Conrad. 2010. Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity. (14th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages.

Kottak, Conrad. 2005. Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with PowerWeb) (6th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages.


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Hobart, Mark. 2010. Mark Hobart Inaugural Lecture - A Very Peculiar Practice. (The lecture illustrates with images and video two apparently quite different instances from the Indonesian archipelago - (The title is taken from Andrew Davies’s 1986 BBC comedy series about the workings of a university medical practice: http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/classic/verypeculiar/interview.shtml). London, UK: University of London.

Nader, Laura, with Calvin Morrill (interviewer). 2011. Laura Nader - Conversations in Law and Society. March 11. Berkeley, CA: UC BerkeleyLaw.


Posthuman

Theys, Frank. 2006. Transhumanist´s Wet Dreams - Technocalyps. (echnocalyps is an intriguing three-part documentary on the notion of transhumanism by Belgian visual artist and filmmaker Frank Theys. The latest findings in genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, bionics and nanotechnology appear in the media every day, but with no analysis of their common aim: that of exceeding human limitations). Belgium: Votnik.


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Anthropology of the Contemporary. 2010. http://anthropos-lab.net. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley.

Royal Anthropological Institute. 2010. http://www.therai.org.uk. England.


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