Request for 1995 AAA Paper Session Participants

Wed, 8 Feb 1995 18:38:56 EST

Martha Ward (U. New Orleans) and I are soliciting abstracts for a
proposed session at the AAA meetings next year in Washington. We
are looking for persons who would like to give a paper and participate
in a panel session tentatively entitled, "Practicing Anthropology
through Ethnographic Field Schools: Benefits, Standards and

The idea is to exam and discuss (1) how to share information and
not reinvent the wheel every time one of does an ethnographic field
school, (2) what are the core elements of such a field school, (3) what
pedagogical strategies work and which one don't, (4) how to mesh
real research objectives with the school's objectives, and (5) what
things to look out for to avoid getting embroiled in local controversies,
student problems, etc.

If you are interested, please let me know asap.


James M. (Tim) Wallace Tel: 919-515-2491
Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology Fax: 919-515-2610
N. Carolina State University Email:
Box 8107, Raleigh, NC 27695-8107