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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 21A.112 (Spring 2008) 
  • Course Title:
  • Seminar in Ethnography and Fieldwork 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Anthropology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Stefan Helmreich 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 21A.112 Seminar in Ethnography and Fieldwork

    Spring 2008

    Course Highlights

    21A.112 Seminar in Ethnography and Fieldwork

    Spring 2008

    Draft from a page of Margaret Mead's Growing Up in New Guinea.

    "The Ethnographic Points of Manus Culture," draft of page from Appendix 2 of Growing Up in New Guinea, ca. 1929-30. Holograph manuscript. Margaret Mead. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

    Course Description

    This advanced course in anthropology engages closely with discussions and debates about ethnographic research, ethics, and representation.

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