AN120 Greatest Party in the World (Winter 2023)
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Date: Jul 25, 2022
Location: Waterloo, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Arts
Department : Anthropology
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 4743
Position Title: AN120: Greatest Party in the World
Term: Winter (Jan. 1 – Apr. 30 2023)
Days/Times: Mon/Wed/Friday 10:30-11:20am
Hours per week/Hours Total: 3 per week/36 total
Anticipated Class Size: 80
Additional Course Requirements: None
Posted on: July 25 2022
Posting ends: August 8 2022
Introduces students to Brazilian popular culture by exploring the social
relevance of things such as carnival, soccer, and prime-time soap operas in
national identity formation. At the same time, the course addresses the
contested character of these social practices by looking at their potentially
subversive use in the context of cultural resistance to dominant ideas. It
fosters understanding of people's uses of cultural practices in the
negotiation of power imbalances and alternative values.
Qualifications – Required: MA; PhD preferred
Qualifications – Discipline: Sociocultural Anthropology or related
Qualifications - Areas of Specialization: popular culture in Brazil and/or
Application Deadline: August 8 2022
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statement about pedagogical approach)
Sample course outline (2 page maximum)
Teaching Dossier (strongly recommended)
Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for
highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended
that applicants include this verification with their application.
Applications may be addressed to Dr. Sara Matthews
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