・Using Sherry Ortner’s book “Life and Death in Mount Everest,” and class materials, explain why was there a violent conflict between Sherpa’s and Climbers in April 2013. Describe the conflict and explain the intersection of ethnicity, nationality, religion, globalization and Himalayan climbing. Explain the concepts of Zhindak and Yidamin Sherpa culture. Why are they relevant when we try to understand why Ueli Steck was subject to a lynching attempt?
・We analyzed cultural change in Chomolougma. Explain the relevance of the following films in our class: The Epic of Everest, Everest (Imax), the Death of David Sharp, Valley Uprising and High Tension.