Exhibits we are viewing today:
Human Origins and Cultural Halls
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/