The culminating academic achievement of a student's reed career is the senior thesis reed's capstone project is the sustained investigation of a carefully defined problem—experimental, critical, or creative—chosen from the major field students are supported in their work by a faculty thesis adviser, and ultimately submit. Begin with the largest, most compelling questions and issues you want to address in your graduate studies, then narrow down towards a preliminary proposal of the kind of ethnographic dissertation project you would want to do then expand back out again with statements of how and why your academic background makes. Gail m kelly (february 9, 1933 – august 17, 2005) was an american anthropologist known for training generations of anthropologists at reed college in portland, oregon she was born february 9, 1933, in deer park, washington and after her mother's death was raised by relatives in portland she attended reed as an. Ethnography the department neither encourages nor discourages a fieldwork component to the thesis however, note that in the short space of a senior year, it is very difficult to arrange an in-depth ethnographic component, and then have time to analyse the data and include it in the thesis anyone proposing a fieldwork. I have a genuine love for music, and created and pursued an interdisciplinary major at reed college in music and anthropology i am trained in music theory i completed a senior thesis focusing on the creation and consumption of mexican nationalist classical music in the mid-twentieth century during my time at reed,. By the end of the third term preceding their graduation, applicants will ordinarily have completed, with a minimum grade of a-, a preparatory reading course ( anth 85) and will have submitted an honors thesis proposal for work to be supervised by a primary faculty advisor admission to the program is by.
Transforming anthropology, 15, 1 (2007): 3-25 gold, shirley jeanne the portland group of negro descent: its structure and its relation to total portland community ma thesis, reed college, graduate division, education dept, 1961 gurley, joseph darnell african-americans' sense of place in the inland empire:. Transfer course osu equivalent anth 211 intro to anthropology anth ldt intro to anthropology anth 372 indians & northrn biol 431 sem bio:special topics bi udt sem bio:special topics biol 470 thesis bi udt thesis chem 101 molecular structure & prop ch 231. The conference--reed's primary teaching method--utilizes a vast diversity of individual experiences to unpack complex and difficult material within the humanities, social sciences, arts, and sciences known especially for its yearlong humanities curriculum and required senior research thesis, reed offers students a tradition.
Winners of the sociology and anthropology department excellence in undergraduate research award click on the orange titles to view available student senior thesis research reports 2016-2017 jennifer prevost a public health problem: consequences of trauma on human health and the multifaceted role of social. The electronic theses archive the reed college electronic theses archive (or digital thesis tower) is the online collection of senior and mals theses and is accessible through reed digital collections how to submit your thesis save the final version of your thesis as a pdf save any accompanying materials as a zip file.
Courses for potential majors, and those seeking to use courses in anthropology for group b or hss credit, introduction to anthropology must be taken at reed transfer students should take anthropology 211 even if they have completed substantial coursework in anthropology at another institution the 300-level courses. At least five units of anthropology coursework, and as many units of hss divisional requirements as possible, must be completed by the end of the junior year anthropology 470 recommended a thesis topic or thesis area should be clearly articulated before the ad hoc major has been approved this is not to say that a.