Folklore

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

ANTH 750: Ethnographic Genres

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Credits: 3

"Genre" refers to kind, sort, or type. Course surveys the various modes of representation anthropologists use in elaborating participant-observation field work, as well as how these styles refer to and construct ethnographic "others." Explores a set of central philosophical and methodological issues in social-cultural anthropology such as framing, perspective, authority, reflexivity, and politics of style.

Prerequisites:

Graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

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