1. Pick a ritual or practice from your culture and discuss two different ontologies, epistemologies, and axiomatic knowledges in relation to this practice.

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Instructions: Pick one of the following questions and answer with 3 full double-spaced pages. Answers must be in APA format (including a cover sheet) with 12-point Times New Roman font. Do not include an abstract. No citations are necessary. Answers will be accepted only on BlackBoard. Late answers will not be accepted.

 

1.      Pick a ritual or practice from your culture and discuss two different ontologies, epistemologies, and axiomatic knowledges in relation to this practice. One will be from your point of view (as a cultural participant) and the other from an opposing point of view. Do not just write your opinions on the ritual or practice. Rather, discuss the underlying belief systems and worldviews that shape these opposing beliefs. 

 

2.      Imagine you are conducting an ethnography of student life on the U of S campus. You should narrow your focus to a particular aspect of student life and explain why you would choose this focus. Address the following questions: What framework would you use (pick from the ones discussed in class)? What fieldwork sites would you use? How would you make sure to address issues of f? What kinds of questions would you ask? 

 

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