CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Lettere CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

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DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
ARTS
2020/2021

YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2015
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
Objectives
STUDY AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE HUMAN BEING AS A CULTURAL ANIMAL IN ALL ITS MANIFESTATIONS; SHE WILL INVESTIGATE THE SYSTEMS OF KINSHIP AND ALLIANCE, AS WELL AS THE ORGANIZATION OF TIME AND SPACE. S/HE WILL DEEPEN THE CONCEPT OF AUTHORITY AND RITUAL USES AND BEHAVIORS, COGNITIVE PROCESSES AND SOCIAL MODELS IN RELIGIOUS DIMENSION.

THE EXAMINATION WILL VERIFY THE:
1) ABILITY TO ANALYZE REALITY IN ITS ASPECTS;
2) ABILITY TO FORM AUTONOMOUS JUDGMENTS;
3) ABILITY TO EXPRESS ONESELF WITH APPROPRIATE TERMINOLOGY,
Prerequisites
INTEREST IN OTHER CULTURES
Contents
THE COURSE IS ARTICULATED THROUGH TWO DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS OF RESEARCH. 1 (GENERAL INTRODUCTION). THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDIES IN ITALY AND THE WORLD (THEORIES, METHODS, THEMES) 2 (MONOGRAPHIC CASE STUDY). INSTITUTIONALIZED HOMOSEXUAL BEHAVIOUR IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: FROM GREEK-MELANESIAN RITUAL PEDERASTY TO SHAMANIC TRANSSEXUALISM.
Teaching Methods
LESSONS AND SEMINARS
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAMS
Texts
- F. DIMPFLMEIER, IL LUNGO VIAGGIO E LE STORIE PICCOLE. SCRITTI IN ONORE DI SANDRA PUCCINI, SETTE CITTÀ, VITERBO 2020.
- R. PETTAZZONI, SAGGI DI STORIA DELLE RELIGIONI E DI MITOLOGIA, MIMESIS, MILANO 2017,
- G. CASADIO, LO SCIAMANESIMO PRIMA E DOPO MIRCEA ELIADE, IL CALAMO, ROMA 2014.
More Information
CONTATTI:
PROF. GIOVANNI CASADIO,
CATTEDRA DI STORIA DELLE RELIGIONI
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI SALERNO
DIP. DI STUDI UMANISTICI (EX SCIENZE DELL'ANTICHITÀ)
I-84084 FISCIANO (SA)
GIOCASADIO@ALICE.IT
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