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discussion will be evaluated.
In the final part of the semester you are asked to read the book: “Nuer Journey,
Nuer Lives: Sudanese Refugees in Minnesota”. Apply this reading to your Fieldwork
See calendar for due date. 3.) Exams
Students are required to write two exam papers for this class. Each exam paper is focused
on comprehension of a particular aspect of Cultural Anthropology. Exam papers will be
evaluated based on the level of each student to comprehend and connect with class
material. For each exam paper students will receive a guideline sheet, which describes
exactly how to write the paper.
Exam I. Take home (e-mailed/Blackboard): Midterm
Exam II. Take home (e-mailed/Blackboard): Final
This is a comprehensive exam related to in class material (films, readings and
discussions). You will be given 4 essay questions by your professor to take home. 4 Term papers must be submitted on time, hard copy only; lateness will lower the grade
for this exam. (with exception of medical or personal emergencies) 4.) Fieldwork Project (semester long project)
American Culture: Immigration and Life History
Every student in this class is expected to work individually on an Ethnographic
Fieldwork Project. This project will be introduced in great detail in the first weeks of our
class. Our class will read the ethnographies, see films and some of the lecture material
presented in class will give you a solid theoretical foundation for working on this project.
The professor will lecture on the subject of ethnographic field methods and data analysis
This project is based on your own individual fieldwork. You are expected to work on this
project throughout the semester. You will conduct the interviews (1-2 X) with a person of
non-U.S. origin (living in the U.S.). The interviews should be done and evaluated based
on our in class material on ethnographic field methods, and based on our lectures in class.
The outcome of your interview will be an in class power point...
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This document was uploaded on 03/30/2014 for the course ANTH 211 at UMBC.
- Spring '12
- Cultural Anthropology