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Race, Ethnicity, and Language: Writing Race, Ethnicity, and Language in Ethnography (ANTHRO 398B, CSRE 389B, LINGUIST 254)


This methods seminar focuses on developing ethnographic strategies for representing race, ethnicity, and language in writing without reproducing the stereotypes surrounding these categories and practices. In addition to reading various ethnographies, students conduct their own ethnographic research to test out the authors' contrasting approaches to data collection, analysis, and representation. The goal is for students to develop a rich ethnographic toolkit that will allow them to effectively represent the (re)production and (trans)formation of racial, ethnic, and linguistic phenomena.

RILE, RILE Issues in race in education
Course Focus: 
Race Culture Class
Masters, Undergraduate, Doctoral