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Antropologii contemporane

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Număr de credite: 7

Cod: ALR3403

Predare: curs 2h, seminar 2h

Limba de predare: Română

Tip: curs principal, semestrul 6, licență, Antropologie


1. Introducere

2. Diferente

3. Istoria

4. Genuri (narative)

5. Etnografia contemporana I

6. Etnografia contemporana II

7. Etnografia contemporana III

8. Experimente etnografice

9. Subiectivitati

10. Ontologii

11. Tehnologia & etnografia digitala

12. Politica si etica

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14. ---


Bibliografie obligatorie:

Abbott, Andrew. 2004. Methods of Discovery: Heuristics for the Social Sciences. New York: Norton.

Biehl, Joao. 2007. A Life: Between Psychiatric Drugs and Social Abandonment. In Joao Biehl, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman, eds. Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations, pp. 397-422. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Chao, Sophie. 2022. In the Shadow of the Palms: More than human becomings in West Papua. Durham: Duke University Press.

Clifford, James. [1983] 1988. On Ethnographic Authority. In The Predicament of Culture, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Cohn, Bernard. 1980. History and Anthropology: The State of Play. CSSH 22 (2): 198-221.

Daniel, Valentine E. 1996. Crushed glass: a counterpoint to culture. In Charred Lullabies: Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence, pp. 194-212. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Fabian, Johannes. 1983. Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object. New York: Columbia University Press.

Fassin, Didier. 2021. Death of a traveller: a counter investigation. London: Polity.

Garfinkel, Harold. 1967. Common sense knowledge of social structures: the documentary method of interpretation.

Gershon, Ilana. 2010. Breaking-up is hard to do: media switching and media ideologies. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 20 (2): 389-405.

Ghodsee, Kristen. 2016. From notes to narrative: Writing ethnographies that everyone can read. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Ginzburg, Carlo. 1989. The inquisitor as anthropologist. In Clues, myths and the historical method. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Hacking, Ian. 2006. Making Up People. London Review of Books 26 (17): 23-26.

Ingold, Timothy. 2000. A Circumpolar Night’s Dream. In The Perception of the Environment, pp. 89-110. London: Routledge.

Kallius, A. si R. Aadrians. 2022. The meme radar: locating liberalism in illiberal Hungary. Cultural Anthropology 37 (4).

Latour, Bruno. 1999. Give me a laboratory and I will raise the world. In Biagioli, Mario (ed.), The Science Studies Reader, New York: Routledge, pp. 258-275.

Seaver, Nick. 2017. Algorithms as culture: Some tactics for the ethnography of algorithmic systems. Big Data & Society

Shah, Alpa. 2019. Nightmarch: Among India Revolutionary Guerrilas. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. 1991. Anthropology and the Savage Slot: The Politics and Poetics of Otherness. In Richard G. Fox (ed.) Recapturing Anthropology Working in the Present, pp.17-44. Santa Fe, N.M: School of American Research Press.

West, Harry G. 2007. Ethnographic Sorcery. Chicago: Chicago University Press.


Bibliografie opţională

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. 2000. Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Clifford, James and George E. Marcus (eds.). 1986. Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Haraway, Donna. 1991. A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century. In Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature. New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 149-182.

Helmreich, Stephen and Heather Paxson. 2005. Sex on the Brain: A Natural History of Rape and the Dubious Doctrines of Evolutionary Psychology. In C. Besteman and H. Gusterson (eds.), Why America’s Top Pundits are Wrong: Anthropologists Talk Back, pp. 180-205. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Horst, Heather et all (eds). 2016. The Routdlege companion to digital ethnography. Routledge.

Ingold, Tim. 2000. Tools, minds and machines: an excursion in the philosophy of technology; Society, nature and the concept of technology. In The Perception of the Environment, pp. 294-322. Routledge: London.

Kohn, Eduardo. 2013. How forests think: toward an anthropology beyond the human. University of California Press.

Panand, Andian. 2019. A possible anthropology. Durham: Duke University Press.

Ricoeur P. [1971] 1981. The model of the text: meaningful action considered as a text. In Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences: Essays on Language, Action, and Interpretation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Taussig, Michael. 1989. History As a Commodity in Some Recent American (Anthropological) Literature. Critique of Anthropology 9 (1): 7-23.


20% Referat carte (1000 cuvinte)

50% Eseu final (2500 cuvinte)


30% Teme si exercitii de seminar; participare la discutii; interventii complementare, critice, justificative; dezbateri; prezentari.

Obiectivul general al disciplinei - Prezentarea tematicii si abordarilor teoretice si metodologice din campul antropologiei contemporane

Obiectivele specifice - Intelegerea transformarilor teoretice in cadrul antropologiei contemporane (din anii 1960 pana in prezent)

Abordarea etnografiei nu doar ca metoda dar si ca formula textuala cu diverse posibilitati narrative.

Reflectia asupra potentialului antropologiei de a interveni in cultura publica.

Dezvoltarea gandirii critice, abilitatilor analitice si comparative.

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