This is a copy of the sheet that was handed out to each of you at AMNH on November 11th

Exhibits we are viewing today:

Human Origins and Cultural Halls

Hall of Mexico and Central America

Hall of African Peoples

Gardner D. Stout Hall of Asian Peoples

Hall of Eastern Woodland Indians

Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

Hall of Northwest Coast Indians

Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples

Hall of Plains Indians

Hall of South American Peoples

 

Mammal Halls

Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals

Akeley Hall of African Mammals

Hall of Asian Mammals

Hall of New York State Mammals

Hall of Primates

Hall of Small Mammals

We will be visiting, during class time, permanent exhibitions which can be seen by donation only, as at The Met. First we will visit Human Origins and Cultural Halls:  http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/human-origins-and-cultural-halls

Then we will visit The Mammal Halls http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent-exhibitions/mammal-halls

Should you be able to stay after 12:35 all choices are open to you.. including paid entry to special exhibits.

As per the assignment in the syllabus you will “photograph your time at the Museum, considering how Animal and Human Cultures are represented in the displays.” Before posting to your blog you will “edit your images creating a context for those images based on cultural keywords from Williams USING TEXT. Explain your thinking and selection in writing. Post to your blog”

Previously I have assigned you to read John Berger’s “Why Look at Animals” At http://artsites.ucsc.edu/faculty/gustafson/FILM%20161.F08/readings/berger.animals%202.pdfThe reading posted to the blog is from http://what-when-how.com/social-and-cultural-anthropology/nature-and-culture-anthropology/

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