14. Cultivating Reflexivity

Using the textbook Anthropology: What does it mean to be human? there were two readings in Intro-to-Anthropology 2021 which discussed anthropological fieldwork and cultivating reflexivity:

  • Module 3, “On Ethnographic Methods”
  • Laura Bohannan, “Shakespeare in the Bush.” Natural History (1966)

These materials were for Intro to Anthropology 2021. The previous class was on the the concept of culture. We then used “Shakespeare in the Bush” to transition to talk about Language and Linguistic Anthropology.




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