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Ethnography in Canada – Conference Program

Ethnography in Canada 2016 - Program CoverThe program and speaker lineup for the Ethnography in Canada 2016 conference have now been finalized.

Please CLICK HERE to download the complete program booklet, including speaker bios and abstract, as a PDF.

As a reminder, the conference location is:

Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) – Annex
720 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
On Bathurst, a block and a half south of Bloor St. on the west side.

There will be free wifi during the conference.

We look forward to welcoming all registered attendees on Friday!

Your organizers,
Laura Beach, Walter Callaghan, Erika Finestone, Sophia Jaworski, Carsten Knoch, Peter Soles Muirhead, Celeste Pang

Conference Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome (Celeste Pang, Ethnography in Canada Hub of the Ethnography Lab; Elder Cat Criger)
9:30 – 11 a.m. Panel 1: Querying “Canada” as an object, field, and space of study
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Coffee/tea break
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Panel 2: Barriers to ethnography in Canada: Institutions, gatekeepers, communities, and personal limits
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch (catered by the Afghan Women’s Collective)
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Panel 3: Ethnographic methods as shaped by Canadian contexts
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Coffee/tea break
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Breakout sessions:

  1. Querying “Canada” as an object, field, and space of study (moderated by Erika Finestone)
  2. Barriers to ethnography in Canada (moderated by Walter Callaghan)
  3. Ethnographic methods as shaped by Canadian contexts (moderated by Peter Soles Muirhead)
  4. “Wildcard” (moderated by Carsten Knoch)
5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Break
5:45 – 6:00 p.m. The Ethnography Lab in 2015/16
Joshua Barker, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Vice-Dean, Graduate Education & Program Reviews, University of Toronto; Director of the Ethnography Lab
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Keynote
Monica Heller, Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and Anthropology, University of Toronto
7:00 – 7:05 p.m. Thank you from organizers
7:05 – 7:10 p.m. Closing ceremony (Elder Cat Criger)
7:10 p.m. Paid bar opens
7:15 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner and reception (catered by Vert)

Conference registration link: https://ethnographylab.ca/conference/

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