[all classes meet from 7:20 to 9:00 in 369 Dodge]

September 4th -- Setting up and planning: all students should attend

September 11th -- Constraints and Possibilities -- Introduction

Benedict Patterns of Culture (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)
Radcliffe-Brown "On social structure." in Structure and function in primitive society 1965 [1940]
Radcliffe-Brown "Introduction." in Structure and function in primitive society 1965 [1940]
Levi-Strauss "On social structure" (pp. )

Boon on Benedict and other comparativists (pp. 104-111 in Other tribes, other scribes 1982)

September 18st -- Intersticial meanings

Merleau-Ponty The prose of the world. Tr. by J. O'Neil . Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press 1973 [1969]

September 25th -- Complex cultural facts

Foucault, Michel Discipline and punish. New York: Penguin Books. 1978 [1975]

October 2nd -- Dissertation advisement:

Portia Sabin on sentimental education in an American college

October 9th -- Artifice and consciousness

Bourdieu and Passeron "Introduction" to Reproduction

October 16th -- Working the systems

De Certeau The practice of everyday life. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1984 [1980]

a compatible piece illustrating what can be gained by looking for antipanoptic practices:
Miller, Daniel "Appropriating the state on the council estate," Man, 23: 353-372, 1986

October 23th-- Visitor and Dissertation advisement

Ray McDermott (Stanford University) on genius and other matters
Maria Kromidas on children and the politics of race in schools.

October 30th-- (Deep) Play

Boon, James Verging on extra-vagance ( Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999) [Preface, Chapters 1,3,5,6,10,13]

November 6th -- Cultural facts, again

Garfinkel, Harold Ethnomethodology's program (chapters on instruction

  related works by Garfinkel:
  Agnes and passing as a woman (from Studies in Ethnomethodology 1967)
  "A conception of, and experiments with, 'trust' as a condition of
stable concerted actions." (1963)
  "Conditions of Successful Degradation Ceremonies." (1972)

November 13th -- Policing and instructing agents

Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger Situated learning: Legitimate peripheral participation. New York: Cambridge University Press. 1991.
Varenne, Sabin, Stratton and Mullooly on Education and instruction in everyday life and schools

November 20 -- NO CLASS -- AAA Meetings in New Orleans

November 27th -- THANKSGIVING

December 4th-- Dissertation advisement and guest

Christina Lo on Buddhist nuns in Taiwan
Professor Jo Anne Kleifgen on forms of literacy in the work place

December 11th -- Dissertation advisement:

Tracy Johnson on school and community among the Hmong of Thailand
John Beaumont on passing as teacher