University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ANTH 3002 - Anthropology of Emotion, Mind and Person

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Incompatible: ANTH 2037
Assessment: Workshop participation 10%, Workshop debate or course blog 20%, Research proposal (1,200 words) 25%, Research essay (2,500 words) 45%
Syllabus:

Issues of what it is to be a thinking, feeling, knowing person are central to anthropology. Anthropology has, throughout its history, provided a unique and powerful focus on the mind, body and person in their total social and cultural context. This course explores different disciplinary perspectives on emotion, mind and person, while highlighting the distinctive methodological and theoretical tasks of anthropological explanation. Specific topics covered will include cross-cultural understandings of emotion, grief and mental illness; debates on the role of language in perception; and altered states of consciousness such as dreaming, trance and possession. The course culminates in an exploration of anthropological perspectives on what it is to be a person, using ethnographic and cross-cultural comparisons to reflect upon individuality, agency and power.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11423 LE01 150 26 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 12pm - 1pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 12pm - 1pm Engineering Nth, N158, Chapman Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11424 WR06 29 5 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
11425 WR05 29 5 7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 11am - 1pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
2 May - 6 Jun Thursday 11am - 1pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
11427 WR03 29 3 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
12015 WR02 30 3 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
12016 WR01 29 6 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room