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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 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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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

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Paradox of a Meme: Relatability and Virality

By Ailin (Zhi Wen) 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. During the middle stages of identifying and applying … Continue reading

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“Why Post This?”: Boundary-Making in Humour

By Ailin (Zhi Wen) 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. The contours of humour are nuanced and when … Continue reading

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Conducting a Memeography

By Ailin (Zhi Wen) 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. A red dot appears by the Facebook app … Continue reading