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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:
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Schedule:
Summer 2014

Anth 1L - Physical Anthropology Lab
Room: 3103
Monday/Wednesday: 12:30-3:20pm

Anth 2A - Cultural Anthropology
Room: 3101
Monday-Thursday: 8:30-10:20am

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 1L
Physical Anthropology Lab

TEXT:
Exploring Physical Anthropology: A Lab Manual & Workbook
2nd edition. Walker-Pacheco. (2010)

Syllabus
Anth1LsyllabusSu14.doc

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Distinguish scientific methodology from other methods of evaluation or thinking
Explain a variety of primate and/or hominid evolutionary patterns over time
Assemble or organize specimens and/or models used in physical anthropology (skeletal, dental, genetic, geological)
Employ basic forensic field methods for analyzing and interpreting human remains
Research an anthropological topic and prepare the results for public and/or classroom presentation
Evaluate and debate social, cultural, environmental, or other influences on hominid adaptation and survival over time

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Anth 2A

Syllabus
Anth2AsyllabusSu14.doc

Reading List
Weekly_Reading_List.doc

Subcultures Project
Subcultures_Oral_Presentation.doc

Extra Credit Project
A_beautiful_find_XCred_30_pts.doc

TEXT:
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
Coming Soon in-class

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

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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