Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 441 - EXPLORING THE UNDERGROUND

Long Title: EXPLORING THE UNDERGROUND THROUGH ETHNOGRAPHY
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This class will be a hands-on research experience to explore the meaning and uses of "the underground and the subterranean" across diverse communities. Students will review existing academic literature and artistic forms of expression that explore the meaning of the underground of r scientists, activists, artists, and everyday citizens. Students will also conduct fieldwork (interviews and participant observation) with Houston communities to understand what practices bring people close to that which is not immediately visible. Instructor Permission Required.