Homework for next week, 2/20 (Th) and 2/21 (F)

Next week, we are going to talk about the topic of CULTURE. To do this, we will discuss two readings (and watch a film in class).

One reading is by Miner, an anthropologist writing in the 1950s about a group of people called the Nacirema.

The other reading is by a Chicana feminist writer named Gloria Anzaldua, who is writing about issues of language and identity in this chapter of her book, Borderlands/La Frontera: the New Mestiza.  

Please read the two pieces and respond to the reading questions to prepare yourself for the class discussion.


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