Cultural anthropology -- the study of human societies and cultures and their origins, history, variation and development . . . the comparative study of human culture in all aspects including social structure, language, law, politics, religion, magic, art, and technology.
See the course syllabus for detailed instructions on the research for and writing of this paper.
These topics are given to you as idea starters. You may use one of these or some adaptation of it or you may come up with a different topic that interests you more. Leafing through any introduction to cultural anthropology book may also stimulate your thinking in terms of a topic.
|Missionaries and other people working and living cross-culturally commit lots of little cultural errors that provide laughter for their hosts (and for themselves as well). [ more ]|
-- Howard Culbertson
Cultural Anthropology course resources: Cultural bingo icebreaker Bwanda Fusa game Cultural anthropology case studies Christianity and culture Course home page Culture shock (a.k.a. cultural adjustment) Ethnocentrism and monoculturalism Exam study guides Iceberg and concentric circles models of culture What do we think we see? Light bulb illustration Missions and culture My own culture shock PowerPoint presentations used in class Reentry: Coming home
10/40 Window explanation and map Mission trip fundraising Ten ways to ruin mission trips