Good long discussion on "material culture" and how to observe/interview in the field.
Take a look at the sites in the syllabus (Feb. 19) on material culture.
MySpace/Blog presentations: fieldworker/informant
Field Blogs: one or two students will be selected at random to discuss their field blogs. The goal is to remind ourselves of the early posting criteria, and to discuss "reflections/reflexivity" in the field.
Adolescent Portrait Reading:
Case 11 (eating disorder), and that should take us into Cases 4 and 10 (Family Relationships). Please have these cases read as I will be calling on students to discuss them.