Fieldwork Project 2
Discussion Section Number:
Semester and Year:
| Reading Response
Instructions & Expectations
Before you begin this writing assignment, read the excerpt from
Number Our Days
by Barbara Myerhoff (available as a
PDF on Canvas).
Write 2-4 sentences in response to each of the question below. The first question has been completed as an example.
This assignment needs to be completed by
11:59pm the day BEFORE your Discussion Section in Week 5
Why was the Aliyah Center important to the elderly Jews that Myerhoff worked with for her
What were Myerhoff’s main research questions when she started her research with the Center?
Why did Myerhoff think the Center would be a good place for her to conduct research?
What were Myerhoff’s key research methods? (Describe them).
What were some of the high points and challenges Myerhoff faced during her research?
Anthropology 104 | Field Work Project 2