Submit an outline of Final Project Part A (Interview Preparation). In this outline, you will begin to define anthropology and its subfields, consider the
anthropological perspective, and write down points about how history influences current issues. This will help you start to think from an anthropological
perspective early in the term. It will also help you identify any areas of anthropology that you find difficult to articulate. Be sure to think of some examples you
could use in your final submission for Part A. You must write in full sentences in your outline, and you should aim to address each critical element listed below in
at least two sentences each. You may use the Final Project Part A Milestone One Template document as a framework for your submission.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed in your outline:
I. Defining Anthropology: What is anthropology? Here you will separate the different anthropology subfields you have learned about, and you will
discuss how the field is the sum of all its parts as you consider people and their complexities. How do all the subfields work together to form the field
of anthropology? You will also provide a field-specific example to support your definition.
II. Anthropological Perspective: In this section, you will explain the significance of an anthropological perspective in various crises. Why do people need
an anthropological perspective? Here you will explain the importance of an anthropological perspective in the following situations:
A. Global cultural crises
B. Biological crises
C. Environmental crises
III. Historical Perspective: In this section, you will discuss the importance of history in understanding the present.
A. Provide an example of a historical anthropological contribution that has helped legitimize the field in the present day. Here you will
demonstrate the lasting impacts of anthropological history.
B. Provide an example of a way that cultural groups and individuals use their past to inform their everyday life. How are (or are not) people
products of their past? Make connections between cultural groups and individuals past and their current everyday lives.
C. Explain how people are (or are not) products of their familial past. Make connections between peoples family history and their present
D. Explain how people are (or are not) products of their communal or regional past. Make connections between peoples communal or regional
past and their present identity.