publication . Article . 2017

The Lessons of things

Álamo Pimentel;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 18 Oct 2017 Journal: Linhas Críticas (issn: 1981-0431, eissn: 1516-4896, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Programa de Pós-Graduação em Educação
Abstract
Museums are spaces for teaching anthropology. Based on an instructional project in anthropology of education at a museum of anthropology in a Brazilian public university, important meanings emerge for the experience of ethnographic estrangement towards objects from the permanent exhibition. Based on an analysis of visit reports produced by students, the author presents the different discursive arrangements that make up the collections of the exhibition, and reveals, based on the configurations of meanings produced by the students, the main “lessons of things” that emerge from this experience. The results indicate that aesthetic and ideological aspects, different...
Subjects
free text keywords: Anthropology of Education. Education and Museums. Teaching., Antropologia da educação. Educação e museus. Ensino.
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