“Pandemic Dreams – Notes From an Online Research Project in the Summer of COVID-19”
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“Pandemic Dreams – Notes From an Online Research Project in the Summer of COVID-19”

Welcome to our first virtual speaker series event of the year! Join Erica Kilius (PhD Student, Anthropology), Leela McKinnon (PhD Student, Anthropology), and Noor Abbas (MSc Student, Anthropology) as they discuss their COVID-19 and Sleep study conducted this summer, funded through the University of Toronto Student Engagement Awards. While their lab typically explores sleep through … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 3: Methods and Tools
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 3: Methods and Tools

Session Report 3 prepared by Tessa Bonduelle and Hannah Quinn with Andrew Gilbert On Friday, May 22, 2020, the Ethnography Lab hosted the final of three sessions for our “Ethnography in/of the Pandemic” series. Session 3 focused on the “Methods and Tools” available to researchers undertaking ethnography in the pandemic. These questions emerged from the … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 2: Research Projects and Writing
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 2: Research Projects and Writing

Session Report prepared by Tessa Bonduelle with Hannah Quinn and Andrew Gilbert On Friday, May 15, 2020, the Ethnography Lab hosted the second of three sessions for our “Ethnography in/of the Pandemic” series. Session 2 focused on the pandemic’s impact on research projects and writing, addressing pragmatic and practical questions spanning all stages of a … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-Up Session 1: Ethics of Engagement
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-Up Session 1: Ethics of Engagement

Prepared by Hannah Quinn with Andrew Gilbert On Tuesday, May 12th the Ethnography Lab hosted the first of three sessions for our “Ethnography in/of the Pandemic” series. Session 1 focused on “ethics and engagement,” a theme that emerged from the brainstorming session on May 1st where participants noted their concerns related to pursuing or continuing … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic: Mapping the Problem Space
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic: Mapping the Problem Space

On May 1st the Ethnography Lab hosted a collective conversation raising diverse questions and concerns related to ethnographic research under pandemic conditions.  Attended by upwards of 70 participants, including students, faculty, and other ethnographers from across Canada and the US, the conversation was wide-ranging and robust.  Three sets of questions emerged and will form the … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic Follow-Up Sessions
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic Follow-Up Sessions

The response to our first roundtable, Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, exceeded our expectations both in the number of those interested and participating and the richness of the discussion.  We have decided to hold three follow-up sessions, each focused on a cluster of questions and themes raised in our initial session.  Please note that the organizers are … Continue reading