Ethnography of the University / Focus on Politics 2018 / Student Bios and Blog Posts / Updates

Politics of Need Interpretation at the UTSU food bank

By Nil Alt This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. Volunteering at the food bank can be heavy on the soul, especially when … Continue reading

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The Food Insecure Student

By Nil Alt This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. During my ethnographic project at the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) food … Continue reading

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At the gates of ethnographic knowledge

By Nil Alt This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. My first and eventually successful attempt to enter my field, the UTSU food … Continue reading

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Populism on Campus? Examining Self-Victimization in the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life Movements

By Tarini Date and Annika Olsen This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. In our fieldwork among the pro-choice (Tarini) and pro-life (Annika) … Continue reading

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Discovering a new world perspective

By Annika Olsen This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. Discovering a new world perspective “I have a dream…” Those were the words … Continue reading

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By Amanda Harvey-Sanchez, Amanda Sumanasekera, and Yiran Li. This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. Abstract Amanda S, Amanda H-S, and Yiran have … Continue reading

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By Amanda Sumanasekera This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. Introduction My name is Amanda Sumanasekera and I conducted fieldwork over a  three … Continue reading

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Ethnography as Obsession: On Immersion and Separation in Fieldwork and Writing

By: Amanda Harvey-Sánchez and Annika Olsen This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. While Annika and Amanda both thoroughly enjoyed the process of … Continue reading

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How Participant is Participant Observation? On Wearing My “Activist Hat” and My “Ethnographer Hat”

By Amanda Harvey-Sanchez This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. This reflection is inspired in part by an event. The event was a … Continue reading

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Spanish at Massey College: One Language, Two Worlds

By Amanda Harvey-Sanchez This blog post as part of a series by the students of the University of Toronto Anthropology course ANT473 and ANT6200 Ethnographic Practicum: The University, taught by Prof. Tania Li at the University of Toronto in 2018. Click here for the syllabus. A key feature that emerged during my research at Massey College is the … Continue reading