Final Paper Projects
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Week 2. Materiality: ethnographies of material culture.
Week 3. Problem of the fetish: towards a theory of powerful things.
Week 4. Prehistoric figurines and barbie dolls.
Week 5. Art and agency: Alfred Gell and the anthropological theory of artifacts
Week 6. Social life and cultural biography of things.
Week 7. Technology: new transdisciplinary perspectives.
Week 8. Divine things: cult practice, cult objects, performing statues.
Week 10. Ethnographies of space, place, landscape I: Houses are human
Week 11. Ethnographies of space, place, landscape II: Rock reliefs in Anatolia and Assyria