Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    Oct 21, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 4403 - Ethnographic Field Methods


(SBA-AS, SSC-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Co-meets with ANTHR 6403 .

A. Nading.

This course is designed to give advanced undergraduate and graduate students a practical understanding of what anthropologists actually do in what has traditionally been understood as the field, a construction that has been contested We will examine situations that emerge in conducting fieldwork, and explore the ethical, methodological, theoretical, epistemological, and practical issues that are raised in the observation, participation in, recording, and representation of sociocultural processes and practices. Students are expected to develop a semester-long, local research project that will allow them to experience fieldwork situations.



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