Proposal Development


ANTHR 6440

4 credits     

R 2:40-4:35

Instructor:  Marina Welker

This seminar focuses on preparing a full-scale proposal for anthropological fieldwork for a dissertation. Topics include identifying of appropriate funding sources; defining a researchable problem; selecting and justifying a particular fieldwork site; situating the ethnographic case within appropriate theoretical contexts; selecting and justifying appropriate research methodologies; developing a feasible timetable for field research; ethical considerations and human subjects protection procedures; and preparing appropriate budgets. This is a writing seminar, and students will complete a proposal suitable for submission to a major funding agency in the social sciences.

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