ANTH 326

Ethnographic Research

A hands-on course exploring the use of qualitative research methods in the study of Canadian culture and society.
Counts towards anthropology major in category 1 – Ethnographic and Archaeological Research.
Prerequisite: ANTH 211.

Key theoretical positions and time periods in anthropology

Some anthropological theories and their proponents, including major assumptions

Websites related to course materials:

VIU LibGuide for Anthropology
Here’s your one-stop resource–from citations to reference materials to organisations and associations that are specific to anthropology.

American Anthropological Association – Methods and Ethics
AAA is committed to making available quality information regarding methodological and ethical best practices.

National Park Service – Ethnographic Research Center
Part of a learning module offered in the Park Ethnography Program associated with African American Heritage & Ethnography.


If you write to impress it will always be bad, but if you write to express it will be good.
–Thornton Wilder, writer (1897-1975)


Last updated 2020-01-06