ANTH 3120W Ethnography

3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab; 4 credits

Survey of early and contemporary ethnography as a research method and mode of writing. Analysis and application of ethnographic techniques: ethnographic recording, participant observation, and focused interviewing. Analysis of information collected. Includes representative works from various regional specialties, theoretical perspectives, and historical periods. Techniques of fieldwork and analysis. Writing-intensive section.

Prerequisite: Anthropology *1000, or 1100 or 1200 or 1300 or 1400 or permission of the chairperson.


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