Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Contemporary Portuguese Anthropology - 1st semester

Code

711001014

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Department

Antropologia

Credits

6

Teacher in charge

Paula Godinho

Weekly hours

4

Teaching language

Portuguese

Objectives

LO1. To learn, question and use the key-concepts on Contemporary Portuguese Anthropology;
LO2. To develop critical insights on Contemporary Portuguese Anthropology, through critical reading of contemporary bibliographical references;
LO3. To improve oral and written competences and individual or team work;
LO4. To incorporate the seminar/course issues and debates on field works

Prerequisites

None

Subject matter

P1. Introduction: A processual view of Portuguese contemporary anthropology.
P2. Families and constructions of gender, neighbourhoods and social networks.
P3. Ruralities and deruralization, communitarianism and rural social groups .
P4. Rituals, feasts, urban expressiveness

Bibliography

BRITO, J. Pais de, coord. (1994) Fado: Vozes e Sombras, Lisboa, Museu Nacional de Etnologia.
BRITO, J. Pais de et al., coord. (1996) O Voo do Arado, Lisboa, Museu Nacional de Etnologia/IPM/MC.
COLE, Sally (1994) Mulheres da Praia – o trabalho e a vida numa comunidade costeira, Lisboa, D. Quixote.
CORDEIRO, Graça I. (1997) Um lugar na cidade – Quotidiano, memória e representação no bairro da Bica, Lisboa, D. Quixote.
GODINHO, Paula (2010) Festas de Inverno no Nordeste de Portugal - Património, mercantilização e aporias da “cultura popular”, Castro Verde, 100 Luz.
LEAL, João (2000) Etnografias Portuguesas (1870-1970), Lisboa, D. Quixote.
LIMA, Antónia P. (2003) Grandes Famílias, Grandes Empresas, Lisboa, D. Quixote.
OLIVEIRA, Ernesto Veiga de (1983) Festividades cíclicas em Portugal, Lisboa, D. Quixote.
PEREIRA, Benjamim, coord. (2006) Rituais de Inverno com máscaras, Bragança, Museu Abade de Baçal.

Teaching method

The course is divided into theoretical and theoretical-practical lectures (by the professor and guests), seminars and film exhibitions
During the course, students must develop several skills and competences based on Learning Objectives. Different teaching-learning
methodologies will be used to achieve those objectives.
Methodologies of teaching-learning:
1. Expository, to present the theoretical frames of reference
2. Participatory ,with collective seminar debates
3. Active, with individual and team presentations
4. Self-Learning - autonomous work

Evaluation method

Evaluation: presentation of a text (25%); attendance and participation (15%) and a written essay (60%)

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