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Courses Spring 2013

SOAN 110

SOAN 360

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The Rabat Genizah Project



Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Lewis & Clark College

0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road
Portland, Oregon 97219-7889

Phone: 503-768-7661
Fax: 503-768-7620
E-mail: kosansky@lclark.edu
Office: Howard Hall 366

Spring 2013 Office Hours:
M 1:00 - 2:30 / W 10:30 - 11:30


Lewis & Clark College

SOAN Department

SOAN Moodle

Political Economy Minor

Overseas Programs

Courses Spring 2013

SOAN 110: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Syllabus Reading Questions: Allen
Course Reserves Paper #1
Bohannan: Shakespeare Fieldwork Paper
Geertz: Concept of Culture Goldstein: When Brothers Share a Wife
Nader: Up the Anthropologist Tannen - Why Don't you Say
Sahlins: Original Affluent Society Tannen - I Can't Even Open My Mouth
Lee: Eating Christmas Classic Theories
I'm My Own Grandpa Status / Role Exhibit
Reading Questions: Benedict and Geertz Kinship Terminology

SOAN 360: Colonialism / Postcolonialism

Syllabus Huntington - Clash of Civilizations
Course Reserves Said - Orientalism
Colonial/Postcolonial Chronologies Césaire - Discourse on Colonialism
Orwell - Marrakech Hobsbawm and Ranger - Invention
Orwell - Shooting an Elephant
Malinowski - Cultural Change


Research Tools

AnthroSource SOAN Librarian: Kate Rubick
JSTOR Style Guide: SOAN / Anthropology
Watzek Research Guide for SOAN Style Guide: Writing Center
Tape Recorder / Transcriber Equipment RefWorks
Writing Center RefWorks User Guide
SOAN Senior Theses SAAB Tutoring
Critical Terms in Social Theory Ethnographic Video Online
IJMES Online Book Reviews  
American Ethnologist Online Book Reviews  

Selected Publications

The "Jewish Question" in Postcolonial Moroccan Cinema

Jewish Studies at the Crossroads of Anthropology and History: Authority, Diaspora, Tradition

The Real Morocco Itself: Jewish Saint Pilgrimage and the Idea of the Moroccan Nation

Beyond Exoticism and Syncretism: Situating Moroccan Jewish Pilgrimage in Jewish Studies

Tourism, Charity, and Profit: The Movement of Money in Moroccan Jewish Pilgrimage

Reading Jewish Fez: On the Cultural Identity of a Moroccan City

All Dear Unto God: Saints, Pilgrimage, and Textual Practice in Jewish Morocco

In The Open




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updated: 19 Feb 2013