Cultural Mosaics Class 5 NotesClass 5 Notes
Beginning of Class
Mike starts class by taking attendance and closing the door at 10 am
Good morning, welcome to week 5 greeting, leak at front of class.
Culture relativism and black history month.
Goes over what we will be learned and asks “What is Canadian Culture?”
Questions on CLR’s and Research Project
Project if it is late 0, not 20 % off
If you’re not done send in what you have for grading
Brainstorm- what you already know
Research- Elaborate on what you have on part 1
Interview- questions and answers
Go to the research project on Blackboard, sample questions and examples
Follow this model
material culture- products
cognitive- beliefs and knowledge
normative- values and norms
Know your own culture before you learn about someone elses
Look at the E-textbook, studying culture, learning ones culture
Page 80 questions
language and culture
Community Engagement Assignment 1Community Engagement Assignment #1 Explore Your Community
1. Past (5 marks)
Ottawa comes from the Native American word of Odawa which referred to the people who used the river. The Algonquins called the Ottawa River Kichi Sibior Kichissippi who mean “Great River” or “Grand River” but at the time was known as Bytown before the renaming of Ottawa some years after 1826, the time it was founded. In 1855 Bytown was named Ottawa and was incorporated as a city. Ottawa became the capital of Canada in 1857 on New Year’s eve. It was chosen to be the capital for two reasons. The first being the isolated backcountry location and dense forest far from American borders and situated on a cliff face making it much more strategic to defend for the British at the time. The second was Ottaw
Community Engagement Hybrid 11. Your First and Last Names:
My name is Kassandra Watson.
2. List the address of the agency and the agency website.
The address of the agency is 810 Pelton Road, Kemptville, ON and the website for the agency is http://www.bigskyranch.ca/.
3. What is the mission statement?
The mission statement is “We believe that all animals deserve a second chance without a time limit” as was said by founder Andy Parent.
4. What is the purpose/vision of the agency?
The purpose of the agency is to provide a place for animals who have come from neglectful homes or who have been given up and forfeited to the agency without a time limit. The animals will be given the help they need and will not be euthanized for space but will if they are suffering and there is nothing to be done for them.
5. Give a brief history of the agency. Why was the agency created?
The agency was created originally as a hobby farm in 2002. It was privately funded during the time of 200
Class 3 Roots of World Conflict unFalsifiability
what we are really going to do today is look at how complicated World Conflict really is
Its not just human nature, power, oil, money, conspiracy, individuals, good vs evil. etc…. that cause war
something that explains every, explains nothing
“war is caused by evil people” tries to explain the cause of war in absolute terms, ignores too much
Levels of Analysis
The Individual Level
The State Level
The System Level
These 3 levels belong to one broader theory
you would apple these individual levels of analysis and see which one fits
Advocates state that you can understand world conflict by using one or two of these levels of analysis
Levels of analysis
The individual level
psychology can help us understand the root causes of conflict
Imagine that in 2000, they recounted the vote in Florida and Al Gore won the election instead of George W. Bush
Class 2 Roots of World ConflictTheory and Definitions
What is a state?
State govern a specific identifiable portion of the Earth’s surface
An independent self governing political community whose governing institutions have the capability to make rules that are binding on the population residing within a particular territory
Mayor/Council to run that state
Out of California, Ontario, Canada and the US within our context how many of the following could be considered states?
A: Canada and the States
What is a sovereign state?
Principle that states are the highest authority for their population and territory and are not subject to any external authority
Unless they choose to be
No such thing as a global government
States are losing power as a result of Globalization
Because California and Ontario answer (to a degree) to their federal governments they do not count as “states” in our context
What is the difference between a st
Literary Currents Question Discussion 1Questions we want to discuss
2 Why does Niska’s father kill Micah’s wife and child? Why is such a long ceremony associated with this? Is it murder?
He kills them because he has knowledge that she ate her deceased husband
Its long because he is still acknowledging her original contempt of going but it was also tradition
Worry over their own kids and family at her hysterical tendencies
“He promised to feed us”
4 - significance of matches at training they have a competition of the regiment go through shooting obstacles. Dwindles down through it all, Xavier and Elijah are in the finals. Match being lighten will be win. 3 shots each. Xavier makes x match the spot