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Week 2 - What is Culture?

Overview: This week we look at the culture concept. By the end of the week you will:

Readings CK: 4
ER: Kluckhohn*
SM: 6
Lecture What is culture?
Levels of culture
A bit more about culture
Culture Change
Language & Culture
Assignments AnthroSpeak
Culture Map
Discussion Board
Study Questions

What is the anthropological definition of culture?
What is the difference between culture as a concept and cultures?
Name and describe the levels of culture.
How do cultures change?
What is worldview?
Study ? for L

Optional Readings

East and West: Seeing the World Through Different Lenses*: short newspaper article

Worldview Magazine Online*: interesting publication to explore for viewpoints other than those from mainstream media

One Hundred Percent American*