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5_10_05_460j_rev - 21A.460 May 10, 2005 Guidelines about...

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21A.460 May 10, 2005 Guidelines about paper Write an intro: talk about background on what is the trajectory or history of different approaches to ethnography. What is innovative about their approach? Contextualize the works that will be discussed. Expect to know what each author’s intent is, how does it contribute to studies of people of African descent. As you start to talk about each work, talk about How does sensorium reflect issues of identity? Thesis statement: make an argument to argue throughout the paper. Discussion of Wild Seed Anyanwu probably from Nigeria, similar to what was studied in Janzen, maybe Geurts. Women are perhaps expected to conform, obey, to their husbands. Major Topics Raised: Cannibalism Eugenics Social Taboos Possession Witchcraft Shapeshifting, werewolf effect. Sends spirits out to suck out other people’s spirits Written from the perspective of an ‘Other’ Power, domination, resistance: how do individuals exercise power over each other
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ARCH 4.401 taught by Professor Utemetabauer during the Fall '06 term at MIT.

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5_10_05_460j_rev - 21A.460 May 10, 2005 Guidelines about...

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