Supervised Reading I (ANTH6910)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is designed to consolidate an understanding of contemporary debates within the discipline of anthropology and give students the skills required to frame a specific research project. Key issues covered include: a consideration of cultural processes in space and time; the relevance of place, locality and community in cultural transformation; cultural politics of place, identity and subjectivity; and, new understandings of 'locality' and 'the local' as part of an anthropological methodology based on fieldwork.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment

1x2000wd Literature review (40%), 1x4000wd Research essay (60%),

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

ANTH3921

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.