CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY B

Filosofia CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY B

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DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
EQF6
PHILOSOPHY
2022/2023

YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
ExamDate
APPELLO FEBBRAIO16/02/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO FEBBRAIO16/02/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO DICEMBRE14/12/2023 - 09:30
Objectives
THE COURSE AIMS TO TRANSMIT, DIDACTICALLY, ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL TOOLS AND METHODS NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY, KNOW, UNDERSTAND, INTERPRET, DESCRIBE, COMMUNICATE - INDEPENDENTLY - THE THOUGHT AND THE WORK OF THE ITALIAN ANTHROPOLOGIST ERNESTO DE MARTINO. IN PARTICULAR, HIS RESEARCH ON TRADITIONAL FUNERAL LAMENT.

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION
THE STUDENT WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO KNOW:
THE MODALITIES OF THE DE MARTINO’S ETHNOGRAPHIC METHOD;
THE PRINCIPLES OF ITALIAN DEMOLOGY (STUDIES ON FOLKLORE);
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SOUTHERN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY.
RELATIONS BETWEEN THE THREE LEVELS

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION
THE STUDY OF THE DISCIPLINE WILL ALLOW THE STUDENT TO:
IDENTIFY WITH AWARENESS THE FOLKLORIC AND ETHNOANTHROPOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF SOUTHERN ITALY.
OBTAIN ETHNOGRAPHIC DATA OF FOLKLORIC AND DEMOLOGICAL INTEREST;
SYSTEMATIZE, PROCESS AND REPRESENT FOLKLORIC DATA IN ETHNOLOGICAL MODELS;

SELF-ASSESSMENT
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
IDENTIFY PRIORITIES AND PREVAILING THEMES WITHIN GENERAL SUBJECT AREAS;
SELECT FOLKLORIC AND ETHNOANTHROPOLOGICAL SOURCES (CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL);
CRITICALLY PROCESS INFORMATION AND DATA;

COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
ORGANIZE AND PUBLICLY PRESENT FOLKLORIC AND ETHNOANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDIES AND RESEARCH ON CULTURAL ISSUES;
REPORT BRIEFLY ON THE RESULTS OF COLLECTIVE OR INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH AND STUDIES;
ADDRESS PARTICIPATION IN GROUP WORK.

LEARNING SKILLS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
IDENTIFY AND ACCESS FOLKLORIC AND ETHNOGRAPHIC SOURCES (CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL);
SYSTEMATIZE AND PROCESS DATA AND DOCUMENTARY SOURCES;
REALIZE ETHNOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS;
CARRY OUT THEMATIC STUDIES AND IN-DEPTH STUDIES.
Prerequisites
NONE
Contents
SUBJECT OF THIS PART OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE THE RESEARCH OF THE ITALIAN ANTHROPOLOGIST ERNESTO DE MARTINO, ON TRADITIONAL FUNERAL LAMENT.
TOPICS:
I. CRISIS OF PRESENCE AND CRISIS OF CONDOLENCE
II. THE LUCANIAN FUNERAL LAMENT
III. ETHNOGRAPHY OF A FUNERAL IN ROMANIA
IV. THE ANCIENT FUNERAL LAMENT
V. THE HARVEST OF PAIN
VI. FOLKLORE AND POPULAR RELIGIOSITY
VII. VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Teaching Methods
LECTURES
Verification of learning
FINAL TESTING WILL BE ORAL. THE EXAM WILL CHECK THE STUDENT'S PREPARATION AND ITS ABILITY TO USE THE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE DISCIPLINE.
DURING ORAL EXAMINATION WILL BE EVALUATED THE CAPACITY TO COMMUNICATE, CLEARLY AND UNIQUELY, THEORETICAL CONTENTS AND METHODOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND CRITICALLY THE THEMES PROPOSED THROUGH THE TEXTS AND DEVELOPED IN THE LECTURES.
Texts
DE MARTINO, ERNESTO, "MORTE E PIANTO RITUALE. DAL LAMENTO FUNEBRE ANTICO AL PIANTO DI MARIA", EINAUDI, TORINO, 2021 (BUT ANY EDITION).

More Information
COURSE START (IN THE FIRST HALF YEAR), CLASS TIMETABLE AND CLASSROOMS WILL BE INDICATED ON THE SCHEDULE OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES POSTED ON THE DISPAC-DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE DEL PATRIMONIO CULTURALE WEBSITE.
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