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Katherine Schaefers, M.A.
Anthropology Instructor

Business and Social Sciences Division
     Anthropology
     n/a
     schaeferskatherine@foothill.edu
     http://www.foothill.edu/bss/directory.php?s=1&rec_id=1395

Foothill campus
Office: 3102
Office Hours:
Room: 3102 (Anthropology Lab)
By Appointment

Comments:
When emailing the above address (schaeferskatherine@foothill.edu), please take care to include all letters of my first and last names.

Schedule:
FALL 2014

Anth 1 - Physical Anthropology
Room: 3101
(Room changed from 3401)
Tuesday/Thursday 10-11:50pm

Anth 2A - Cultural Anthropology
Room: 3103
Tuesday/Thursday 8-9:50pm

Course information:
Writing Guidelines for Anthropology:
http://instruct.westvalley.edu/kindon/writing_guidelines.pdf
From Andrew Kindon, West Valley College
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ANTHROPOLOGY 1
Physical Anthropology

TEXTS:
Essentials of Physical Anthropology
Jurmain, Kilgore, Trevathan
9th edition. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. (2012)

Classical and Contemporary Readings in Physical Anthropology
Sandford and Jackson
Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. (2009)

SYLLABUS:
Anth1syllabusFall14.docx

OBJECTIVES:
Students will practice and apply understandings of evolution.
Students will learn how to critically analyze and interpret physical
anthropological data.
Students will apply anthropological principles for solving human
problems on the local, regional and world scales.

PRIMATE PROJECT
Anth1PrimateprojectFall2014.doc

SANDFORD READINGS
Anth1SandfordFall2014.doc

MUMMIES EXTRA CREDIT (40 points)
Mummies_excred.doc

CLASS PPTs:
1) Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Part 1
Anth1Ch1ol.pptx
Part 2
Anth1Ch1ol.ppt

2) Introduction to the Evolutionary Theory
Part 1
Chapter2ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter2ol2.ppt
Part 3
Chapter2ol3.ppt

3) Cells, DNA, and Genes
Part 1
Chapter_3ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter_3ol2.ppt

4) Heredity
Part 1
Chapter4ol.ppt
Part 2
Chapter4ol2.ppt

5) Macroevolution
Part 1
Chapter5ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter5ol2.ppt
Part 3
Chapter5ol3.ppt
Part 4
Chapter5ol4.ppt

6/7) Primates
Part 1
Chapter_6_7online1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter_6_7online2.ppt
Part 3
Chapter_6_7online3.ppt

Midterm Study Guide
MidtermpPhysAnthguide.doc

8) Early Primate and Hominin Evolution
Part 1
Chapter_8ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter_8ol2.ppt
Part 3
Chapter_8ol3.ppt
Part 4
Chapter_8ol4.ppt

9) Homo erectus and contemporaries
Part 1
Chapter_9ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter_9ol2.ppt

10) Premodern Humans
Part 1
Chapter10ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter10ol2.ppt
Part 3
Chapter10ol3.ppt

11) Homo sapiens
Chapter_11_ol.ppt

12) Human variation
Part 1
Chapter_12_ol1.ppt
Part 2
Chapter_12_ol2.ppt

13/14) Doomsday
Chapter_13___14ol.ppt

Final Study Guide
FINALPhysAnthguide.doc
____________________________________________________________

ANTHROPOLOGY 2A

SYLLABUS
Anth2ASyllabusF14.doc

WEEKLY READING LIST
Anth_2AF14_Weekly_Reading_List.doc

SUBCULTURES PROJECT
Subcultures_Oral_Presentation.doc

EXTRA CREDIT PROJECT
A_beautiful_find_XCred_30_pts.doc

TEXTS:
Haviland, Prins, Walrath & McBride Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge
13th Edition. Wadsworth. (2010)

Angeloni, Elvio ed., Annual Editions: Anthropology 13/14
36th Edition. McGraw-Hill/Dushkin. (2012)

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Students will practice cultural relativism and apply understandings of global diversity
Students will learn how to critically analyze and interpret ethnographic data
Students will apply anthropological principles for solving human problems on the local, regional and world scales

COURSE PPTs:
1) Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Intro_to_Cultural_Anth.ppt

2) Characteristics of Culture
Culture2.ppt

3) Fieldwork and Ethnography
Fieldwork_and_Ethnography.ppt

5) Language
Language_and_Communication.ppt

6) Social Identity
Gender,_Social_Identity.ppt

7/8) Subsistence and Economic Systems
Subsistence_and_Economic_Systems.ppt

Midterm Study Guide
MidtermGuideCultAnthFall14Foothill.doc

9/10) Sex, Marriage/Kinship, and Descent
Families,_Kinship,_and_MarriageOL.ppt

11) Grouping
Part 1
GroupingOL1.pptx
Part 2
GroupingOL2.pptx

12) Politics, Power, and Violence
Part 1
Political_Systemsol1.ppt
Part 2
Political_Systemsol2.ppt
Part 3
Political_Systemsol3.ppt

13) Religion and the Supernatural
Part 1
Spirituality_and_Religionol1.ppt
Part 2
Spirituality_and_Religion2.ppt
Part 3
Spirituality_and_Religionol3.ppt
Part 4
Spirituality_and_Religionol4.ppt

15/16) Change and Global Challenges
Part 1
Change_and_GlobalizationOL1.ppt
Part 2
Change_and_GlobalizationOL2.ppt
Part 3
Change_and_GlobalizationOL3.pptx
Part 4
Change_and_GlobalizationOL4.ppt
Part 5
Change_and_GlobalizationOL5.ppt

Final Study Guide
FinalGuideCultAnth.doc

Annual Editions Final Study Guide
Annual_Editions_Final_Prep.doc

Interests:
The symbolism and iconography of classical Gnosticism and other mystery religions

Biography:
2002 A.A. Individual Studies - Foothill College
2004 B.A. Anthropology - University of California Santa Barbara
2006 M.A. Classical Archaeology - University of Leiden

-Publications-
Gnostic Imagery from the Beginning of our Era to Today. Rose+Croix Journal, vol 8. 2011.
http://www.rosecroixjournal.org/issues/2011/articles/vol8_99_123_schaefers.pdf

An Isis Timeline. Rosicrucian Digest, vol. 99. 2010.
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2010/04_web/01_Schaefers/01_schaefers.pdf

Essene Ethnicity. Rose+Croix Journal, vol. 5. 2008.
http://www.rosecroixjournal.org/issues/2008/papers/vol5_95_107_schaefers.pdf

-Presentations and Online Media-
An Isis Timeline
Online audio presentation of own article for the Rosicrucian Digest, 2010
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2010/table_of_contents.html

An Orphic Timeline
Online audio presentation for the Rosicrucian Digest, 2008
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2008/online/table_of_contents.html

Introduction to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, 2009
www.egyptianmuseum.org


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