PSYb1510 Cultural Anthropology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
PhDr. Roman Hytych, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Barbora Kučerová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Roman Hytych, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Tue 17. 9. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 24. 9. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 15. 10. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 5. 11. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka, Tue 26. 11. 8:00–9:40 P51 Posluchárna V. Čermáka
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PSYb1510/01: Tue 1. 10. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 22. 10. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 12. 11. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 3. 12. 8:00–8:50 U33
PSYb1510/02: Tue 1. 10. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 22. 10. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 12. 11. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 3. 12. 9:00–9:50 U33
PSYb1510/03: Tue 8. 10. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 29. 10. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 19. 11. 8:00–8:50 U33, Tue 10. 12. 8:00–8:50 U33
PSYb1510/04: Tue 8. 10. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 29. 10. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 19. 11. 9:00–9:50 U33, Tue 10. 12. 9:00–9:50 U33
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! PSY151 Cultural Anthropology
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The subject aims at the ability to understand the relevant psychological themes (mental health and illness, body, child raising, emotions, identity, death) from the point of view of Cultural Anthropolgy. The emphasis will be given on ability to apply anthropological perspective in psychological research and practice.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, student should be able:
- to explain basic terms and apply anthropological perspective in psychological research and practice
- to be acquitanted with historical development of cultural antropology
- to apply cultural anthropology findings for understanding of actual socio-cultural phenomenon
Syllabus
  • Themes of lectures:
  • Introduction to Cultural anthropology
  • Child development: Who sleeps with whom?
  • Identity and values
  • Emotions
  • Body and embodiment
  • Mental health and illness; death
Literature
    required literature
  • ) Watzlawik, M., Valsiner, J. (2012). The Making of Magic: Cultural Constructions of the Mundane Supernatural. In Valsiner, J. (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology. (pp. 783-795). Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • Valsiner, J. (2012). Encounter of Inquisitive minds. In Valsiner, J. (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology. (pp. 3-22). Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • Jagoda, G. (2012) Culture and Psychology: Words and Ideas in History. In Valsiner, J. (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology. (pp. 25-42). Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • Rasmussen, S. J. (2012). Cultural Anthropology. In Valsiner, J. (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology. (pp. 96-115). Oxford, Oxford University Press.
  • BOCK, Philip K. Rethinking psychological anthropology : continuity and change in the study of human action. 2nd ed. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 1999. xiv, 309. ISBN 1577660552. info
    recommended literature
  • Schweder, R. A. (2003). Why do man barbecue? Recepis for cultural psychology. Cambridge, Massachutsetts, London: Harvard University Press.
  • HYTYCH, Roman. Smrt a nesmrtelnost : sociální reprezentace smrti. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Triton, 2008. 227 s. ISBN 9788073870928. info
  • Úvod do kulturní a sociální antropologie. Edited by Robert Francis Murphy - Hana Červinková. 1. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1998. 267 s. ISBN 80-85850-53-2. info
Teaching methods
Monology preferentially lecture, alternatively explanation. Dialogue method based on the discussion and dialoque on a in advance chosen topic,or, alternativelly literature. The subject matter analysis of the text.
Assessment methods
exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
Teacher's information
http://www.fss.muni.cz/psych/studium.html
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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