Ethnography Lab: Summer Ethnographic Dissertation Writing Bursary
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Ethnography Lab: Summer Ethnographic Dissertation Writing Bursary

NEW OPPORTUNITY Ethnography Lab: Summer Ethnographic Dissertation Writing Bursary (***for Anthropology Grad Students from UofT only***) The Ethnography Lab invites applications from post-fieldwork doctoral students for a bursary valued at $6000 to support 15 weeks of intensive ethnographic writing in the period May 1 to August 31, 2019.  The bursary is intended primarily for students … Continue reading

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: Shoshana Zuboff
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: Shoshana Zuboff

Please join us for a discussion of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. Zuboff (Harvard Business School) makes a number of discussion-worthy arguments, notably that the data collection and processing regimes as pioneered by Google and Facebook generate value through “behavioural surplus,” and that this kind of surveillance is an aberration of capitalism. Drawing … Continue reading

Call for a Graduate Student or Post-Doc to Coordinate the Ethnography Lab Kensington Market Research Project
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Call for a Graduate Student or Post-Doc to Coordinate the Ethnography Lab Kensington Market Research Project

The University of Toronto Ethnography Lab would like to hire a graduate student or post doc to take on the duties of coordinator for the Kensington Market Research Project from end of January to April 2019, with possibility for extension to August 2019. The Kensington Market Research Project (KMRP) is a long-term initiative that aims … Continue reading

“WITCHBODY: Interrogating The Graphic Turn” with Sabrina Scott
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“WITCHBODY: Interrogating The Graphic Turn” with Sabrina Scott

The Ethnography Lab team invites you to our third speaker event of the year as part of our Ethnography Lab 2018/2019 Speaker Series: ‘Ethnographic Experiments’  “WITCHBODY: Interrogating The Graphic Turn” with Sabrina Scott Date: Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 (please note the change of day) Location: The Ethnography Lab (Anthropology Building, 19 Russell St., Room 330) Time: 6:00-8:00pm This is the third event … Continue reading

Online Ethnography of Islamophobia in the East & West of the European Union
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Online Ethnography of Islamophobia in the East & West of the European Union

About the Methodological Extensions Panel Series 2017-2018 For the 2017/2018 academic year, the Ethnography Lab is excited to present Methodological Extensions, a series of panel presentations exploring non-traditional methods or sites of ethnographic research. The series consists of four separate panel discussions, each presenting the work of faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, who are working … Continue reading

Ethnography Lab Speaker Series 2017-2018
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Ethnography Lab Speaker Series 2017-2018

For the 2017/2018 academic year, the Ethnography Lab is excited to present Methodological Extensions, a series of panel presentations exploring non-traditional methods or sites of ethnographic research. The series consists of four separate panel discussions, each presenting the work of faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, who are working either collaboratively or independently, with specific … Continue reading

Jessika Tremblay Awarded Faculty of Arts and Science Germany/Europe Fund Award for Ethnography Lab Project
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Jessika Tremblay Awarded Faculty of Arts and Science Germany/Europe Fund Award for Ethnography Lab Project

The Ethnography Lab is pleased to announce that Jessika Tremblay, PhD Candidate in the University of Toronto Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a Faculty of Arts and Science Germany/Europe Fund award to lead a partnership building project with the Georg-Simmel-Centre for Metropolitan Studies in the summer of 2016.  Jessika will be traveling to Germany with … Continue reading

Ethnography Lab Speaker Series 2015-2016 Call for Abstracts
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Ethnography Lab Speaker Series 2015-2016 Call for Abstracts

The Ethnography Lab is excited to invite talented speakers to share their insights and experience about ethnography in our 2015-2016 speaker series! Housed in the University of Toronto Department of Anthropology, the Ethnography Lab strives to encourage dynamic discussion and experimentation with the various ways in which ethnography is practiced and imagined. This year we … Continue reading

Welcome to the Ethnography Lab
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Welcome to the Ethnography Lab

I’m excited to announce the launch of the Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto. The Ethnography Lab is a meeting place for ethnographers working within and beyond the university who wish to reflect upon, develop, and refine their craft.

The craft of ethnography has two poles. On the one hand, there is the research itself, which includes methods such as participant observation, interviewing, and writing field notes. On the other hand, there is the communication of research to various publics, through writing, filmmaking, storytelling, and the like. … Continue reading