2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Individual Study: Ethnographic Research and Writing


Spring 2013 quarter

Samuel Schrager American studies, folklore
Fields of Study
anthropology, community studies and cultural studies
Preparatory for studies or careers in
the humanities, social sciences, community work, education, and writing

Students can undertake individual study contracts in ethnographic fieldwork and writing. The research can include interviewing and participant-observation in a community, place, organization, group, or culture. The writing, based on the research, can take the form of creative non-fiction or ethnography. The project can be carried out locally, elsewhere in the U.S., or as part of study abroad, and can also be done in conjunction with an internship. Fields of study supported by this contract include anthropology, sociology, folklore, history, education, American studies, community studies, cultural studies, gender studies, religious studies, journalism, and non-fiction writing. Senior thesis work welcome.    

Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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Program Revisions

Date Revision
March 4th, 2013 New opportunity added.