Course: Cultural Anthropology

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Course title Cultural Anthropology
Course code KFI/NKANT
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Erban Vít, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Introduction into the methodology of cultural anthropology - Culture and language studies - Culture and person studies

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Lectures introduce into the basis of cultural anthropology focusing on the relationship of culture and language and culture and person. The other topics of cultural anthropology (religion, art, etc.) are subjects of special voluntary lectures and seminars.
Students learn to notice, respect and value the cultural differences between people and to use the concept of culture as a means of contemplating of many themes, topics, questions, and problems of a contemporary world.
Prerequisites
No prerequisites

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

oral exam
Recommended literature
  • BERRY, J. W. Cross-cultural Psychology: Research and Application. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • BUDIL, I. T. Mýtus, jazyk a kulturní antropologie. Praha : Triton, 2003.
  • COPANS, J. Základy antropologie a etnologie. Praha: Portál, 2001.
  • CRAPO, R. H. Cultural Anthropology: Understanding Ourselves and Others. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1996.
  • ERIKSEN, T. H. Sociální a kulturní antropologie: příbuzenství, národnostní příslušnost, rituál. Praha : Portál, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7254-925-2.
  • JOURDAN, CH. - TUITE, K. Language, Culture and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • KANOVSKÝ, M. Kultúrna a sociálna antropológia: osobnosti a teórie. Bratislava: Chronos, 2004.
  • MONAGHAN, J. - JUST, P. Social and Cultural Anthropology. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • MORGENSTERNOVÁ, M. - ŠULOVÁ, L. Interkultuní psychologie: rozvoj interkulturní senzitivity. Praha: Karolinum, 2007.
  • MURPHY, R. Úvod do kulturní a sociální antropologie. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1998.
  • OSTLER, N. Říše slova: jazykové dějiny světa. Praha: BB Art, 2007.
  • PEOPLES, J. - GARRICK, B. Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. Belmont: Wadsworth Thompson, 2003.
  • PETERS-GOLDEN, H. Culture Sketches: Case Studies in Anthropology. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
  • PODOLEFSKY, A. - BROWN, P. J. Applying Cultural Anthropology: An Introductory Reader. Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Interkulturní psychologie. Praha: Portál, 2004.
  • SALZMANN, Z. Jazyk, kultura a společnost. Praha: Ústav pro etnografii a folkloristiku AV ČR, 1997.
  • SOUKUP, V. Dějiny antropologie: encyklopedický přehled dějin fyzické antropologie, paleoantropologie, sociální a kulturní antropologie. Praha : Karolinum, 2004.
  • SOUKUP, V. (ed.). Sociální a kulturní antropologie. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000.
  • WALBRIDGE, L. S. - SIEVERT, A. K. Personal Encounters: A Reader in Cultural Anthropology. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2003.


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