Katherine Schaefers, M.A.
Anthropology Instructor

Business and Social Sciences Division
     Anthropology
     n/a
     schaeferskatherine@foothill.edu
     http://www.foothill.edu/bss/directory.php?s=1&rec_id=1395

Foothill campus
Office: 3102
Office Hours:
IN PERSON
Room: 3102 (Anthropology Lab)
Monday/Wednesday 9:30-10am, or by appointment

Comments:
When emailing the above address (schaeferskatherine@foothill.edu), please take care to include all letters of my first and last names.

Schedule:
Spring

Anth 1L - Physical Anthropology Lab
Room: 3103
Monday: 12-2:50pm

Anth 5 - The Anthropology of Magic, Science, and Religion
Room: 3101
Monday/Wednesday 10-11:50am

Course information:
Writing Guidelines for Anthropology:
http://instruct.westvalley.edu/kindon/writing_guidelines.pdf
From Andrew Kindon, West Valley College
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ANTHROPOLOGY 1L
Physical Anthropology Lab

TEXT:
Exploring Physical Anthropology: A Lab Manual & Workbook
2nd edition. Walker-Pacheco. (2010)

Syllabus
Anth1LsyllabusS14.doc

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Distinguish scientific methodology from other methods of evaluation or thinking
Explain a variety of primate and/or hominid evolutionary patterns over time
Assemble or organize specimens and/or models used in physical anthropology (skeletal, dental, genetic, geological)
Employ basic forensic field methods for analyzing and interpreting human remains
Research an anthropological topic and prepare the results for public and/or classroom presentation
Evaluate and debate social, cultural, environmental, or other influences on hominid adaptation and survival over time

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Anth 5

Syllabus
Anth5Fall2014syllabus.doc

TEXT:
Stein & Stein
The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
3rd edition. Pearson Education Inc. (2011)


COURSE OBJECTIVES
*Students will practice and apply understandings of the ways in which people have attempted to gain mastery over the natural and supernatural worlds.
*Students will learn how to critically analyze and interpret ethnographic data.
*Students will apply anthropological principles for solving human problems on the local, regional and world scales.

Ritual Project
Ritual_Project.doc

Paper 1
Anth5Paper1.doc

Paper 2
Anth5Paper2.doc

Museum Extra Credit Project
Anth5ecS14.doc

CLASS PPTs
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Magic, Science and Religion
Chapter1ol.pptx

Chapter 2 Myth
Chapter2.pptx

Chapter 3 Symbols
Part 1
Chapter3ol.pptx
Part 2
Chapter3ol2.pptx
Part 3
Chapter3ol3.pptx

Chapter 4 Ritual
Part 1
Chapter4ol1.pptx
Part 2
Chapter4ol2.pptx
Part 3
Chapter4ol3.pptx

Interests:
The symbolism and iconography of classical Gnosticism and other mystery religions

Biography:
2002 A.A. Individual Studies - Foothill College
2004 B.A. Anthropology - University of California Santa Barbara
2006 M.A. Classical Archaeology - University of Leiden

-Publications-
Gnostic Imagery from the Beginning of our Era to Today. Rose+Croix Journal, vol 8. 2011.
http://www.rosecroixjournal.org/issues/2011/articles/vol8_99_123_schaefers.pdf

An Isis Timeline. Rosicrucian Digest, vol. 99. 2010.
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2010/04_web/01_Schaefers/01_schaefers.pdf

Essene Ethnicity. Rose+Croix Journal, vol. 5. 2008.
http://www.rosecroixjournal.org/issues/2008/papers/vol5_95_107_schaefers.pdf

-Presentations and Online Media-
An Isis Timeline
Online audio presentation of own article for the Rosicrucian Digest, 2010
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2010/table_of_contents.html

An Orphic Timeline
Online audio presentation for the Rosicrucian Digest, 2008
http://rosicrucian.org/publications/digest/digest1_2008/online/table_of_contents.html

Introduction to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, 2009
www.egyptianmuseum.org


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