ANT315: Life History

COURSE DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES:
A course in ethnographic writing focusing on methods of life history/life cycle research and analysis. Students will learn cultural interviewing techniques and will complete a written life history. (GenEd)

REQUIRED READINGS:
Horne, Esther & Sally McBeth (1998). Essie’s Story: The Life and Legacy of a Shoshone Teacher . Lincoln, NE:University of Nebraska Press.
ISBN: 0-8032-7324X

Atkinson, Robert (1998). The Life Story Interview: Qualitative Research Methods, Series 44. Thousand Oaks: Sage University Paper.
ISBN: 0-7619-0428X

Satrapi, Mariane (2008). Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. Paris: Pantheion.
ISBN: 0-375-71457X

Holstein, James A. A., & Jaber F. ( 1995). Narrative Analysis: Qualitative Research Papers, Series 37. Thousand Oaks: Sage University Paper.