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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 229 - S/M/Ethnography and Film

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Social Sciences, Other World Civilizations

This course is designed to explore ethnography and with a focus on the use of photography, film and video in the representation of individuals and groups. Students will be exposed to the history of ethnographic film and its current relationship to documentary and fiction film. What are the strengths and weakness of visual representations in anthropology compared to written representations? Students will be required to engage in data collection, analysis and interpretation in the production of a short ethnographic film and an accompanying website. Offered every fall.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH 100  or ANTH 101 .

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