This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for ANTH 312 in 2017.
ANTH-312 – Representing Others: The Challenges of Ethnography
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||20 pts from ANTH 200–299|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||Social & Cultural Studies||Restrictions:||None|
Anthropologists believe that ethnography is a valid method of research although they recognise that fieldwork is a creative and contingent process. This course looks at the implications of contested methods and data and the significance this has for Anthropology. 100% internal assessment.
There is no set text for this course. Reading lists will be announced in class and available on E-Reserve at the Library as well as on Blackboard.
Borofsky, Rob (2005). Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It. Oakland: University of California Press. (Available from the library as an e-book)
Ginsburg, F.; Abu-Lughod, L. and B. Larkin (eds.) (2002). Media worlds: anthropology on new terrain. University of California Press. (Available as an ebook from the library)
Gross, L.; Katz JS. and J. Ruby (eds.) (2003). Image Ethics in the Digital Age. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Orans, Martin (1996). Not Even Wrong: Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman, and the Samoans.Novato: Chandler and Sharp Publications.
Waterston, Alisse, and Vesperi, Maria D. (eds.) (2009). Anthropology off the Shelf: Anthropologists on Writing. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. (Available as an ebook from the library)
Trimester 1 2016
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||280||29 Feb – 20 Mar 2016||Thu||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101||Caroline Bennett*
|29 Feb – 27 Mar 2016||Mon||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101||28 Mar – 24 Apr 2016||Thu||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101||4 Apr – 24 Apr 2016||Mon||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101||2 May – 5 Jun 2016||Mon||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101||2 May – 5 Jun 2016||Thu||0900 - 0950||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT101|
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