Wednesday, February 01, 2017

New Semester Begins of "Anthropology Is about You and Everyone"

Anthropology Is about You & Everyone

Taught by Dr. Arnold Perey

"Nothing human is alien to me." — Terence 

Winter 2017
6:00 - 7:30 PM Alternate Wednesdays

Anthropology itself has an aesthetic basis. This grand and comprehensive principle stated by Eli Siegel explains how: “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.” This semester we explore this crucially important idea through time, from prehistory to the present moment.
  • January 25 Are We Civilized?—a Time Perspective
  • February 8 Animal & Human: Are Both in Us?
  • Taking up Love & Hate: The Natural History of Behavior Patterns by founder of human ethology Irenaus Eibl-Eibesfeldt
  • February 22 In Hinduism—Aesthetics: Wild, Logical, Many, One
  • March 4 SATURDAY : Native American Masterpieces
    (Not Wednesday Mar 8) We meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 11 AM, joining “The Visual Arts and the Opposites” class.
  • March 22 Women—Middle East & Midwest
  • April 5 Students Speak on “Anthropology As Aesthetics ”
  • April 19 Good and Bad Imagination Are in Anthropology

At the Aesthetic Realism Foundation in New York City
141 Greene Street, NYC 10012