UMBC ANTH 211 Syllabi

Part 1 start by searching for your informant in the

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Unformatted text preview: presentation approximately 15 minutes in duration. Part 1: Start by searching for your informant. In the next 2 weeks we will have an in class introduction to this project. (Methods of interview and analysis) Part 2. Conduct Interview in person Part 3. Practice text analysis of your interview (based on class lecture/teaching) Part 4. Work on presentation (research context, connect your data to class material and make power point presentation based on the outline from professor) Final Outcome for Fieldwork Project Final form of this Project is a Presentation at the end of our semester Presentation outline: 1. Introduce the person that you chose to interview (name, age, place) 2. Describe your methodology: what are your central research questions, how you acquired your data and what kind of questions you ask when conducting interviews. 3. Present your analysis - Data Specific. What kind of cultural patterns and themes do you see in the informant’s narratives? This part should be analytical, and you should work closely with the direct speech of your informant. You can work based on a sequence of narratives or develop themes in the narratives. You don’t have to put in all of 5 your data, just like an ethnographer you need to make a choice between significant, important and banal or not so useful data. Present list of themes and talk about one specific theme. 4. Conclusion. You are concluding and reflecting on your project, but also how you tie your own project to a specific anthropological writing that you read this semester on Life History and American Culture and other class material. Presentation. You are asked to present this project in class. You have 10 minutes for your presentation. You may read examples of direct quotes from the narratives. UMBC Statement of Values for Academic Integrity “By enrolling in this course, each student assumes the responsibilities of an active participant in UMBC's scholarly community in which everyone's academic work and behavior are held to the highest standards of honesty. Cheating, fabrication, plagiarism, and helping others to commit these acts...
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