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Cultural Studies (audio)

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Anthropology encompasses a number of historical and comparative approaches to human cultural and physical variety, ranging from the study of human evolution and prehistory to the study of cultures as systems of meaningful symbols. Anthropology involves, at one extreme, such natural scientific studies as anatomy, ecology, genetics, and geology; at the other, various social sciences and humanities ranging from psychology, sociology, and linguistics to philosophy, history, and comparative religion....



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May 23, 2012 Harriet Murav
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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Harriet Murav, professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discusses the history of Jews in the Soviet Union.
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May 1, 2012 Timothy D. Taylor
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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Timothy D. Taylor, professor of Ethnomusicology and Musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses his book "The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture." Taylor tells the story of an infectious part of our musical culture and tracks the use of music and jingles in American...
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Jul 19, 2011 Jean Comaroff
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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Jean Comaroff, an anthropologist who is a leading expert on South Africa, its societies and cultures, gave the 2011 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture on Tuesday, May 17, at the Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall. Comaroff, the Bernard E. and Ellen C. Sunny Distinguished Service Professor in Anthropology and the College at the...
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Feb 23, 2011 Oleg Kruglyakov, Terry Boyarsky
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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to digicomm@uchicago.edu. Oleg Kruglyakov, balalaika virtuoso, and Terry Boyarsky, masterful pianist, give a concert of soulful, passionate music. Their collaboration highlights the mysterious sounds of the balalaika underscored by the vast expressive range of the piano. Featuring vocals and Russian percussion, their extensive repertoire draws from Russian...