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Module Detailed Information for [GEK1005]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 17 Dec 2018 20:00

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Module Code :
GEK1005 IVLE LumiNUS
Module Title : Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World
Module Description : This GE module introduces the diversity of human cultural experience in the contemporary world. It offers an anthropological lens for understanding cultural diversity with concrete cases. We will read articles and analyse ethnographic films on kula exchange, cannibalism, oracle, feud, animism, sacrifice, initiation, incest, spirit-possession, statelessness, potlatch, genocide, and so on, found in Melanesia, Amazonia, sub-Sahara, Siberia, Zomia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. We will gain a sensitivity toward stereotypes and ethnocentrism, understand the connections and processes that shape social life at different levels, and learn the skills to appreciate and analyse differences in the changing world.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 29-04-2019 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : GEH1056
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-4-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY10001200LT14,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
D1 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11WEDNESDAY16001800AS7-0101,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
D2 TUTORIAL3,5,7,9,11FRIDAY10001200AS1-0201,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
E1 TUTORIAL4,6,8,10,12WEDNESDAY16001800AS4-0118,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
E2 TUTORIAL4,6,8,10,12FRIDAY14001600AS1-0304,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.





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