SOAN 396: SENIOR SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ANALYSIS (Professor Bell)

Winter 2019
http://libguides.wlu.edu/soan396

Introduction

This guide is designed to help with research in Professor Bell's Anthropology 396 course in the Fall 2019 term -- specifically to identify appropriate scholarly or academic tools and techniques for research.

Questions and comments about this guide and research methods for this course can be directed to Senior Reference Librarian Dick Grefe.

 

You can view capstone papers, honors theses, and other student works from SOAN in the W&L Digital Archive:  https://repository.wlu.edu/handle/11021/34037

Possible Research Areas

As of mid-January, likely areas of student research include:

  • ethnocentric western views of the treatment of women in non-western societies
  • Native American perceptions of land and land rights in the American legal system
  • structural barriers to biomedical treatment of malaria (or other diseases) in sub-Saharan Africa
  • current evolution/bio anthropology debates
  • epigenetics, eugenics
  • health, healing, and community in the Andes (relationships between social connections and sense of wellbeing)
  • barriers to student accessing mental health counseling