In this course, we will focus our ethnographic lens on environmental issues in Saint Louis.
Through readings and original research, this advanced course in anthropology closely engages discussion and debates about methods, ethics and representation in qualitative environmental studies. Students will identify and undertake qualitative, ethnographic research regarding a local environmental issue. The central goal of this class is to provide a forum for students to grapple with the practical and ethical considerations of anthropological research. The class will be segmented into the following three units: ethics in research, data gathering and analysis, and continuing conversations
Course Attributes: EN S; AS SSC; AS WI I; FA SSC; AR SSC; FA CPSC