Upon completion of this course, the student will have obtained:
- Knowledge of the main issues related to cultural anthropology;
- Knowledge of some reference texts in this domain and of the relevant debates;
- Knowledge and understanding of the interdisciplinary issues connected to cultural anthropology.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
The student will have obtained:
- Ability to focus on issues raised by cultural anthropology.


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Mutuazione: 20702652 ANTROPOLOGIA CULTURALE in DAMS (Discipline delle Arti, della Musica e dello Spettacolo) L-3 DE MATTEIS STEFANO


Theme of this year's course: Living life.

Ways and forms of how people "build" their lives.
Biographical paths, individual paths and collective exchanges.
Individual strategies and social organization.
Perfomative systems: from subjectivity to community.
The environment, the space, the house, the objects.

Core Documentation

1. A textbook for the general part:
Ugo Fabietti, Elementi di antropologia culturale, Milano, Mondadori, 2015.

2. The monographic part includes:
Stefano De Matteis, La forza della vulnerabilità, Milano, Meltemi.
Andrea Staid,La casa vivente. Riparare gli spazi, imparare a costruire, Milano, And.
Ernesto de Martino, Oltre Eboli, Roma, e/o.

Type of delivery of the course

Face-to-face lessons, showing of a selection of films and documentaries, field practice In case of protraction of the COVID-19 health emergency, all regulations about the procedures for carrying out teaching activities and students’ evaluation will be applied.

Type of evaluation

Oral examination