Here are the course readings!
a) Politics of Sex and Kinship readings
b) Cognitive and Linguistic Anthropology readings
Bamberger, J 1974 The Myth of Primitive Matriarchy
Beckerman & Valentine 2002 The Concept of Partible Paternity
Biesele, M 1993 The Creation of the World
Hawkes, Kristen 2004 The Grandmother Effect
Hegel, G W F 1929  Logic
Katz, R 1982 Boiling Energy
Knight, C 1997 The wives of the sun and moon
Knight, C 2001 Does cultural evolution need matriliny?
Knight, C 2006a The Politics of Early Kinship
Knight, C 2006c Decoding Fairy Tales
Knight, C 2008 Early Human Kinship Was Matrilineal
Knight, C and C Power 2005 Grandmothers, Politics and Getting Back to Science
Lattas, 1989 Trickery and Sacrifice
Lewis, J 2008 Ekila: Blood, bodies, and egalitarian societies
Lévi-Strauss, C 1978 The Wives of the Sun and Moon
Ortner, S B 1974 Is Female to Male as Nature is to Culture?
Power, C nd(a) The Matrilineal Puzzle
Power, C nd(b) Sociobiology, Sex and Gender
Radcliffe-Brown, A R 1952  The Mother’s Brother in South Africa
Sahlins, M 1960 The Origin of Society
Siskind, J 1973 To Hunt in the Morning
Alcorta, S. and R. Sosis 2006 Ritual, Emotion and Sacred Symbols
Arcadi, A C 2000 Vocal Responsiveness in Male Wild Chimpanzees
Arnold, K. & K. Zuberbühler 2006 The Alarm-calling System of Adult Male Putty-nosed Monkeys
Austin, J 1962 How To Do Things With Words
Beaugrande, R de 1998 Performative Speech Acts in Linguistic Theory
Bloch, M 1975 Political Language and Oratory in Traditional Society
Bourdieu, P 1991 Authorised Language
Byrne, R W & N Corp 2004 Neocortex size predicts deception rate in primates
Chomsky, N 2005 Three factors in language design
Corballis, M 2002 Did Language Evolve from Manual Gestures?
Dessalles, J-L 1998 Altruism, Status and the Origin of Relevance
Hare, B & M Tomasello 2004 Chimpanzees are More Skilful in Competitive than in Cooperative Tasks
Hauser, M et al 2002 The Faculty of Language: What is it, who has it, and how did it evolve?
Hurford, J R 2002 The Roles of Expression and Representation in Language Evolution
Hurford, J R 2004 Human Uniqueness, Learned Symbols, and Recursive Thought
Kendon, A 1991 Some Considerations for a Theory of Language Origins
Knight, C 1999 Sex and Language as Pretend-Play
Knight, C 2000 The Evolution of Cooperative Communication
Knight, C 2000 Play as Precursor of Phonology and Syntax
Knight, C 2000 Culture, Cognition and Conflict
Knight, C 2002 Language and Revolutionary Consciousness
Knight, C 2003 Noam Chomsky: Politics or Science?
Knight, C 2004 Decoding Chomsky
MacNeilage, P 1998 Evolution of the Mechanism of Language Output
Melis, A P, B Hare & M Tomasello 2006 Engineering Cooperation in Chimpanzees: tolerance constraints on cooperation
Merker, B 2000 Synchronous chorusing and human origins
Richman, B 2000 How music fixed ‘nonsense’ into significant formulas
Steklis, H & S Harnad1976 From Hand to Mouth
Tomasello, M 2006 Why Don’t Apes Point?
Tomasello, M et al. 2007 The Cooperative Eye Hypothesis
Ulbaek, I 1998 The Origin of Language and Cognition