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This course introduces archival and field methods to explore issues in research design for non-quantitative data. As part of a community based learning experience, students use resources from their own community to describe and contextualize the idea of a "community". There will be hands-on experience with primary documents from the Mount Holyoke Archives, as well as interview material which students will collect, transcribe, and analyze themselves.

This semester, we focus on the issue of memory and how the social work of remembering creates community. Our field group is the MHC college class of 1955.
 
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