Short Paper—Due Session 6

Using historical and theoretical materials thus far, write a 5-page essay about this week's readings. You might link to histories of heredity and genetics and / or to biotheory. In what ways is race a form of life?

Prospectus—Due Session 8

Propose either (A) a research paper using course materials to discuss a case study, or (B) an argumentative literature review. Outline your expected argument and describe the sources you will use, from inside and outside the class. Will the project be based in archives, the ethnographic field, and / or scholarly literature?

Presentations—Due Session 12

Present on your paper, based on your prospectus from session 8.

Sample Paper

Bolman, Bradley G. The Pigs That Therefore We Are: Anatomy, Biology, and Transplantation (PDF)