Documenting Culture: Anthropology in Practice
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Undergraduate Studies
Department: Social Sciences
Course Number: NANT 3101
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course introduces students to the real practice of anthropological work: ethnographic research and writing. The course is organized chronologically, starting with early classic ethnographies, then moving through various theoretical, methodological, and ethical critiques of ethnography, and finally surveying a range of new ethnographies.