22902236 - ANTHROPOLOGY OF COMPLEXITY 6 CREDITS L.M. 85

The course aims to:
a) address the cultural complexity as the paradigm and model of knowledge;
b) read the reality of globalization and new forms of global citizenship.
c) Rebuild the critical path of this on conceptual issues of anthropological reflection as identity, culture and ethnicity, relating them with the new dynamics of transnationalism, and the creolization of cultures traffic.

POMPEO FRANCESCO

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Programme

The 6 credits course offers a survey of central themes and problems of cultural and social anthropology. After retracing some research points - the concept of culture, the overcoming of "race", relativism / ethnocentrism, ethnic identity, the analysis of the historical-social processes of contact that from the colonial situation reach the current realities of globalization, Some lines of research will then be explored: the first linked to technological transformation and the notion of crisis, the second dedicated to genres, body and humanitarian discourse.

Core Documentation

1. F. Pompeo, 2018, Elementi di antropologia critica, Meti, Torino,
2. A Appadurai, N. Alexander, 2020, Fallimento, Raffaello Cortina, Milano
3. M. Fusaschi, 2011, Quando il corpo è delle altre, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino

Reference Bibliography

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Type of delivery of the course

The teaching takes place mainly in the traditional way, in addition to seminar meetings and some online materials.In the event of an extension of the health emergency from COVID-19, all the provisions governing the methods of carrying out teaching activities and student evaluation will be implemented.

Type of evaluation

The general mode is the oral examination: students will bring the expected program and will be assessed through an interview on the texts (one / two questions for each text for a maximum duration of 20 minutes). The written, or multiple choice questionnaire is optional and can be requested or proposed in relation to large numbers. In the event of an extension of the health emergency from COVID-19, all the provisions governing the methods of carrying out teaching activities and student evaluation will be implemented.