900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
How do anthropologists represent other cultures? This course examines the most significant mode of writing within anthropology: the ethnography. Students will read a selection of ethnographies representing a variety of issues, theoretical approaches, and styles of crafting ethnographic text. Topics to be explored will include the establishment of authorial voice, the integration of data into text, contemporary experimentation with and critique of the ethnographic format. Specific content and reading lists will rotate depending on instructor.
Prerequisite: Previous coursework in Anthropology recommended