ANT 307 Feminist Ethnography and Methodology

A reading of ethnographies written by and about women while tracing the evolution of feminist thought and fieldwork in anthropology. Discussion of the ways in which the gender of the anthropologist does and does not make a difference in the field. The class also questions if there is a distinction between anthropology about women and feminist anthropology and, if so, what those distinctions are. In addition, students learn feminist thought, ethics and technique concerning qualitative methodologies such as interviews, oral histories, case studies, content analyses and participant observation.



Cross Listed Courses

SOC 307


ANT 110 or SOC 110 and sophomore standing or higher.