(AM ST 448)
Ethnography of the United States (3) Ethnographic descriptions of various dimensions of life in the United States.
ANTH (AM ST) 448 Ethnography of the United States (3)
Ethnographic descriptions of various dimensions of life in the United States. The course covers uses of ethnography in American Studies toward an understanding of social and cultural communication and performance. The application of ethnography and concepts of cultural anthropology to complex societies such as the United States is discussed. The course teaches students to use ethnographic methods for research of American society and culture. Attention is given to the ethics and issues of ethnographic fieldwork. The course satisfies the "area" requirement in "society" for American Studies majors.
General Education: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ANTH 045
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.