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  • Deborah
    Thank you Deborah ... ADVERTISEMENT [HGTV Dream Home Giveaway] ... Thank you Deborah Lewine, Mark wrote: Two reasons that I sent this along, in answer to
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 22, 2003
      Thank you

      "Lewine, Mark" wrote:

      Two reasons that I sent this along, in answer to your question:
      1. I thought that the writer’s point was a very powerful use of cultural relativity applied to current issues.  I not only planned to use it in my classes, but thought it was good enough to share.  Horace Miner’s look at the Nacirema is getting dated, don’t you think?
      2. Most of us in community colleges are not prone to work or think in limited specialized niches; it is in university departments that we get that kind of value for and practice of specialization-even to a particularly dominant field of anthropology.  Most of us teach course in sociology, urban studies, and tend to apply anthropology to the world of work, of community, of world events.  In fact, many of my students face being called up or having a family member called up to the military and need to engage these issues. 

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Deborah [mailto:missannas@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 8:53 PM
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [SACC-L] FW:

      I do not know what this is.  I thought this was a group that discussed teaching in the Community College.

      "Lewine, Mark" wrote: 

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      From: Salem, Dorothy
      Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2003 12:28 PM
      To: LeSure, Kenneth; Lewine, Mark; Boswell, Delores; Potteiger, Cynthia
      Subject: FW:
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      From: zohre hosseini [mailto:biggrumpy@...]
      Sent: Sun 1/12/2003 11:40 AM
      To: samdc10@...; zeus_zenon@...; Alhussiny@...; chelahert@...; ejarrar@...; fadiah007@...; honeyptp@...; karim@...; MajnoonaH15@...; tessrose16@...; rmc01@...; safiaadwan@...; samah19green@...; tamarashehadeh@...; Thawra21@...; wafflesyum2002@...; attal64@...
      Seattle Weekly

      December 25 - 31, 2002 

      The List
      by Geov Parrish

      I WANT a list. 

      I want a full accounting of every weapon in the country. Not Iraq. I could give a fig
      about Iraq. It's dirt-poor, halfway around the world, almost completely disarmed, has
      no way to attack us, and knows that any move to threaten anyone would be instantly suicidal. America faces many threats. Iraq is not one. Among all the American-trained dictators plaguing the planet, Saddam is the least of our problems. 

      I want a list of our weapons. 

      After all, we pay for them--and pay and pay. And that was even before 9/11 and the
      giant sucking wound where the federal surplus once was. That money, yours and mine,
      went almost entirely for yet more weapons and the capacity to use them. I want an accounting. 

      It's the United States; after all, that poses a threat, not just to its neighbours but
      countries anywhere in the world. Ask Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Serbia, Pakistan, Sudan, Haiti, Somalia, Bosnia, Panama, Libya, or Grenada--all countries we've bombed or bullied
      in the past 20 years. It's the United States whose foreign policy now officially reserves
      the right to invade any place in the world for any reason or none at all. It's the United
      States that sells weapons to one or more sides of virtually every one of the five dozen
      or so wars now raging. It's America, with the oldest and biggest nuclear weapons program
      in the world, the U.S. alone, that has proudly used them. It's the United States that has shredded the world's arms-control structure, the U.S. that breaks international treaties
      the way other countries fund health care. Routinely. 

      OURS ARE THE WEAPONS of choice for everyone from psychotic serial killers to jungle
      guerrillas to kleptocratic dictators the world round. Every American embassy makes it
      a priority to pay for the marketing, credit underwriting, and purchase of those weapons,
      and closes the deal. It's the U.S. that underwrites and trains intelligence agencies and
      secret police the world over, including any number of countries where state torture and murder are the norm. We pay for it all. I want a list. 

      I want it in three weeks. 

      I want to know every single weapon or potential weapon possessed by the United States.
      Not just the Pentagon. Every single agency, down to the Mint and the Library of Congress.
      If the Library of Congress' assistant medical archivist carries mace in her purse when she
      goes to the parking garage, I want to know. I also want every potential weapon
      government employees possess. Every firearm John Ashcroft and his NRA- loving
      appointees own, and everyone else down to the grade C-3 summer interns. That includes dual-use weapons, like nail files, or certain kitchen spices which, when mixed with a nasal decongestant, can produce a splotchy red rash. I want the list. All of it. No typos, please. 

      But that's not all. It's not just our government that poses a threat to the world; corporate America does, too. If Coca-Cola doesn't constitute an invading army, I don't know what
      does. Therefore, I also want all of the weapons or potential weapons possessed by any
      entity that does business in the United States. Whether or not Americans own it. Air Botswana, this means you. That includes all employees and all subcontracting employees
      and agencies. Like Coke's Ouagadougou bottling plant. Can't be too careful. 

      You've got three weeks. And it had better be complete. And indexed. 

      OF COURSE, I DOUBT you'll co-operate. The Pentagon alone doesn't know what happened
      to billions of dollars. Accounting individually for every paper cli p--after all, they're pointy--seems unlikely. I expect many companies won't fully cooperate, either. 

      They'll claim proprietary information or some other lame excuse. 


      We'll have to do inspections, of course. Unannounced, accompanied by a battalion or two. When they object, we'll call it part of their sustained pattern of non co-operation. 

      Have I mentioned that I retain the right to shoot down any aircraft that appear over the
      skies of Kentucky, Ohio, or Indiana? They'll probably pitch a fit about that, too. 

      But then, that's what you'd expect from people whose love of power is so fierce that
      they'd willingly endanger their own people, right? 

      After all, by inspiring billions of people to loathe America, it's you and I who are put at risk. We're the ones who'll walk past exploding hotels or work in collapsing office towers. We're
      the collateral damage. 

      And we're paying for it, out of every pay check. We pay for the carnage. Now and later. 

      The least we can get is a list. 

      Three weeks. 

      Be sure to check out the SACC web page at www.anthro.cc  (NOTE THE NEW ADDRESS!!) for meeting materials, newsletters, etc.

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    • Lewine, Mark
      ... From: aec-request@lists.aaanet.org [mailto:aec-request@lists.aaanet.org] On Behalf Of Kathleen Terry-Sharp Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 4:42 PM To:
      Message 2 of 6 , Feb 16, 2005
        -----Original Message-----
        From: aec-request@... [mailto:aec-request@...]
        On Behalf Of Kathleen Terry-Sharp
        Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 4:42 PM
        To: aec@...
        Subject: FW:

        Hi AEC Members-
        Any suggestions to assist Dr. Perlstein? I'm not really sure how to go
        about helping him. Please feel free to contact him directly, but please
        copy me.



        -----Original Message-----
        From: Daniel Perlstein [mailto:danperl@...]
        Sent: Mon 2/14/2005 8:22 PM
        To: Kathleen Terry-Sharp

        Dear Ms. Terry-Sharp,
        I hope you can help me. I am supplying technical
        to a project that is helping Rwandans recreate their secondary
        national history curriculum in the wake of the genocide. My
        role is
        to help translate historical issues into pedagogically rich
        activities. One of the topics being developed is the role of
        in Rwandan society from the pre-colonial period to the present.
        Although everyone agrees that clans have played an important
        role in
        rwanda, no one has been able to explain what about clans is
        interesting or worthy of debate. So pedagogically, the ideal is
        pretty flat. I am trying to figure out how to give it wings.
        hope is that you at the AAA have developed classroom materials
        focus on clans or might know where to turn. I know that years
        the AAA developed materials for Project Social Studies and tried
        see if I could find anything useful on the AAA website. My hope
        that you have materials that i did not find. While these might
        part of a larger unit on kinship or some other topic, it is
        for this project that they go into clans in some depth. If you
        any ideas I would be very appreciative, and it would make a
        contribution to what is, it seems to me, academically and
        significant work.
        Dan Perlstein
        Daniel Perlstein

        author of Justice, Justice: School Politics and the Eclipse of
        Liberalism (New York: Peter Lang, 2004). Available from
        770-5264, fax 800 405-1619; or


        Graduate School of Education
        3525 Tolman Hall
        University of California
        Berkeley, CA 94720-1670
        (510) 643-8042
        FAX (510) 642-4803
      • Kaupp, Ann
        FYI From: ECELA Spanish & Anthropology [mailto:anthro@ecela.com] Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 4:31 AM To: Kaupp, Ann Subject: Hola P. Ann Kaupp,. Greetings
        Message 3 of 6 , Dec 20, 2010

          From: ECELA Spanish & Anthropology [mailto:anthro@...]
          Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 4:31 AM
          To: Kaupp, Ann

          Hola P. Ann Kaupp,.

          Greetings from Peru.

          We are just sending you a reminder of the upcoming summer 2011 study abroad experience: Spanish & Anthropology in Cusco, Peru.

          Attached is an information sheet in PDF format. We would greatly appreciate it if you could kindly forward it to your students.

          Because of space constraints, we only have 24 spots and several have been filled. For your students to not miss out, it would help to have the information in hand to discuss the opportunity with parents over winter break.

          Happy holidays and muchas gracias,

          Ken Ingraham (President) & Kira Lansing (Project Coordinator)

          ECELA Spanish Schools<http://www.ecela.com/>

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