Graduate Reading & Research

ANTHRO 3636 - Pedagogy in Anthropology

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Jessica McNeil 
Mon. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Tozzer 102

This course has two aims: 1) to provide graduate students with the necessary training to be effective Teaching Fellows at Harvard, and 2) to give you the tools to develop your own approach to critical pedagogy in the field of Anthropology. Required for graduate students in the Spring of their second year. Classes will also be advertised to all Anthropology graduate students as optional Pedagogy Workshops for professional development. While discussions will be tailored to the unique challenges of teaching in...

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ANTHRO 3628 - Anthropological Research Methods

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Kaya Williams
Tues. and Thurs. 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM 
Tozzer 102

This course offers a conceptual overview of research methods used by anthropologists. We will hear from faculty members their experience of doing fieldwork—from formulating a research question, choosing a site, entering the field to ethical issues they face in the field. Students will not only learn about but also practice these various methods and reflect on their projects in lights of the discussion about methods. To that end, students will complete several exercises and craft a...

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ANTHRO 3500 - Direction of Doctoral Dissertations

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Department Faculty
By Arrangement

Individual work in preparation for the doctoral dissertation.

Consult the appropriate member of the Department.
Limited to candidates for the PhD in Anthropology who are in residence and who are in good standing in the Graduate School.

ANTHRO 3410 - Teaching Fellowship

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

N/A
By Arrangement

For students engaged in teaching as a Teaching Fellow. Student should register for four credits per section.

Not counted towards PhD requirements.

ANTHRO 3400 - Full-time Status Reading and Research

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

N/A
By Arrangement

Students enrolled in PhD in Anthropology should utilize this course to indicate time spent researching and reading outside of coursework.

Oftentimes used towards maintaining full-time status, when not enrolled in coursework or writing the dissertation.  Not counted towards PhD requirements.

ANTHRO 3080 - Museum Practicum in Curatorial Research

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Diana Loren
By Arrangement

The purpose of the practicum is to provide curatorial experience in the Peabody Museum (PMAE), directly supervised by a PMAE curator. The practicum is designed to designed to introduce students to contemporary museum curatorial practice, to provide hands-on experience working with PMAE collections, and opportunity for reflexive research based in historical context. The practicum will be developed in consultation with PMAE curator and will be related to PMAE projects and initiatives.

ANTHRO 3002 - Reading for Archaeology General Examination

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Archaeology Faculty 
By Arrangement

Preparation with Archaeology cohort for the general examination in Archaeology. This course should be taken during the fall semester of the second year and involves weekly meetings to study and prepare for the general exams in January.

Restricted to candidates for the PhD degree and ordinarily to those who have completed at least one year in residence.

ANTHRO 3001 - Reading for Social Anthropology General Examination

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Social Anthropology Faculty 
By Arrangement

Individual reading in preparation for the General Examination for the PhD degree. It involves meetings as arranged between professor and graduate student.

Restricted to candidates for the PhD degree and ordinarily to those who have completed at least one year in residence.

ANTHRO 3000 - Supervised Reading Course

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Department Faculty 
By Arrangement

Special reading in selected topics under the direction of members of the Department. Individual work. Must be arranged with a professor listed under Anthropology 3000. Requires written work; it involves meetings as arranged between professor and graduate student.

ANTHRO 3626 - Research Design/Proposal Writing

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Anya Bernstein
Tues. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This course is part seminar, part practicum. Its purpose is to help students conceptualize and design a research project, to craft effective research and grantproposals, and to prepare for ethnographic and archival work. The first and longest part of the course will focus on formulating a researchable project, in all its various elements; how to write a statement of problem, to frame arguments/theses, to situate work in the appropriate anthropological literature/s, to develop a methodological approach, and techniques,...

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ANTHRO 3500 - Direction of Doctoral Dissertations

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Department Faculty
By Arrangement

Individual work in preparation for the doctoral dissertation.

Consult the appropriate member of the Department.
Limited to candidates for the PhD in Anthropology who are in residence and who are in good standing in the Graduate School.

ANTHRO 3410 - Teaching Fellowship

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

N/A
By Arrangement

For students engaged in teaching as a Teaching Fellow. Student should register for four credits per section.

Not counted towards PhD requirements.

ANTHRO 3400 - Full-time Status Reading and Research

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

N/A
By Arrangement

Students enrolled in PhD in Anthropology should utilize this course to indicate time spent researching and reading outside of coursework.

Oftentimes used towards maintaining full-time status, when not enrolled in coursework or writing the dissertation.  Not counted towards PhD requirements.

ANTHRO 3080 - Museum Practicum in Curatorial Research

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Diana Loren
By Arrangement

The purpose of the practicum is to provide curatorial experience in the Peabody Museum (PMAE), directly supervised by a PMAE curator. The practicum is designed to designed to introduce students to contemporary museum curatorial practice, to provide hands-on experience working with PMAE collections, and opportunity for reflexive research based in historical context. The practicum will be developed in consultation with PMAE curator and will be related to PMAE projects and initiatives.

ANTHRO 3002 - Reading for Archaeology General Examination

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Archaeology Faculty 
By Arrangement

Preparation with Archaeology cohort for the general examination in Archaeology. This course should be taken during the fall semester of the second year and involves weekly meetings to study and prepare for the general exams in January.

Restricted to candidates for the PhD degree and ordinarily to those who have completed at least one year in residence.

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