We invite you to meet our lab members, hear about current projects and upcoming events, and imagine with us what ethnography might be.
Please join the Ethnography Lab (EL) for an informal introduction to our lab members and their current projects. Special guest, Dr. William Stafford, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Visual Studies (UTM), an affiliate at EL, will be offering a mini lecture on his recent work in India. We will also hear from current Working Groups at EL and about upcoming events at EL for the 2021-22 academic year.
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
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Greetings from the Ethnography Lab; we hope you are well. In keeping with the recommendation of the University Provost, and the steps taken by the Anthropology Department at St. George, we are cancelling all Ethnography Lab events until further notice. We sincerely hope to reschedule them all for the Fall. Let … Continue reading
Please join us for the Ethnography Lab Methods Café Series! Wednesday, March 11 at 12noon in AP 330 “Getting to Know the Community: gathering quantitative and qualitative data through census interviews” with Prof. Janice Boddy (University of Toronto). All are welcome! Continue reading
The Performance Ethnography Working Group met for the first time on Friday the 7th of February, 2020 in the Sensorium Loft at York University. We had a diverse, multidisciplinary group of 15 participants. Some were of a humanities background, coming from Anthropology and Environmental Studies. Others were of a fine arts background, coming from Dance, … Continue reading
Date: Wednesday February 12, 2020Time: 12 NoonLocation: Room 330, Anthropology Bldg, 19 Russell Street, Toronto On Wednesday, February 12, University of Toronto Ethnomusicology Prof. Farzaneh Hemmasi and doctoral candidate Nil Basdurak will introduce participants to some of the central questions, theories, challenges and opportunities associated with ethnographic approaches to sound, sounding and listening at Ethnography Lab‘s Methods Café. They will … Continue reading
Friday, February 7, 2020 | 1:00 PM 3:00 PMSpeaker: Maya El Helou, PhD Student, Department of Anthropology, The University of Toronto This workshop proposes experimenting with collage as a medium of making sense out of the mess of social theory. It continues an initiative begun last year of informal workshops designed to encourage ethnographers to experiment with different mediums to enhance their engagement—visually … Continue reading
It was great to see so many people at our winter launch! If you missed it, please find our upcoming events here. Continue reading
Ethnography Lab Seminar Room 330 Anthropology Building If you think that writing ethnography can also be a shared experience or a shared commitment with peers, consider dropping by to work on your writings as it best suits your schedule. The room will be available every Tuesday throughout the semester. Continue reading
Yecid Ortega, PhD Candidate, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education – OISE Thursday, January 30 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in The Ethnography Lab, Room 330,University of Toronto, Anthropology Building 19 Russel Street Continue reading