Upon completion of the course students will be familiar with a variety of theoretical approaches to the study of sports, understand how contemporary sports are intertwined with individual and collective identities, and have an overview of the methodological approaches available for anthropologists in the study of sports.
Blanchard, K. 1995. The Anthropology of Sport: An Introduction
Cashmore, E. 2010. Making Sense of Sports.
Jarvie, G. 2006. Sport, Culture, and Society: An Introduction
Molnar, G., and J. Kelly, J. 2013. Sport, Exercise and Social Theory.
Sands, R. (ed) 1999. Anthropology, Sport and Culture.
Sands, R., and L. Sands (eds) 2010. The Anthropology of Sport and Human Movement: A Biocultural Perspective
Assigned readings for this course will be elaborated in the annual programme plan.
Scale 0-5. In evaluation all the assignments will be considered, self-evaluation will be recommended.
Interactive seminars, lectures, student presentations, small group discussion of assigned readings, and final essay. Learning is evaluated on a 1-5 scale.