Thesis of the Thesis Ways to think about it: Nutshell argument, encapsulation. 1. At this stage it is not your argument, hypothesis of the thesis, what you expect to find. OK to be wrong. In fact, if we were always right, no reason to do research. Ne
Thesis topic: Good/Bad news: What is my thesis about is in a constant process of change. You will not be able to nail this down once and for all. Whole books that are re-conceptualized after they are written. Narrowing Expanding Read extensively, p.
What is the best thing that you have done so far in order to hone your topic or get sources? What is the worst thing (something you thought might have been good but didn't pan out)?
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Bring: - Cellphones and Sharing for Jenn 1. Picking a topic. Around the room, fitting under general field, anything that helped you? a. First the general field within the major (p.12) 2. What else did you find as helpful suggestions? a. Pick a topic
One definition for someone who is crazy is as follows: a person carrying out the same experiment expecting different results each time. I am not good at math. I have never been good at math, and I never will be. So, I study anthropology. All
Week # 3
It seems that the readings for this week are much more difficult to present in a way that would be interesting to read. Sure, some may want to read about phonemes and morphemes, syntax and grammar. Most would probably fall asleep while read
Culture. What is it? How can culture be defined? There are many definitions and uses for the word ,culture. Which one is correct? Why is one definition more correct than another? What makes culture, culture? According to Adam Kuper, "in its
Week # 1
It can be said that language is a pre-eminent aspect of a culture. Many cultures throughout the world in both present and past have used language as a tool for survival. People use their language so casually, they don't consciously, or subc