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.
Join us on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 10:00am-12:00pm EDT for the first event in our new series, “Meet the Labs.” We will be joined by two Ethnography Labs: Stadtlabor for Multimodal Urban Anthropology in Berlin, Germany and the Kaleidos Center for Interdisciplinary Ethnography in Quito, Ecuador. In November 2020, the University of Toronto Ethnography … Continue reading
Speaker Series: “Hacking the Postcard”With Dr. Mascha Gugganig (Munich Center for Technology in Society) and Sophie Schor (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Have you ever wondered why postcards have become so out of fashion? Or is this medium merely a distant remnant of your parents’ and grandparents’ generation? In times of instant communication via emails, social … Continue reading
Join Elliott Tilleczek (PhD Student, Anthropology) and Thomas Stoneman (Youth Educator) on Wednesday, November 4th as they discuss the various methods and types of work that go into creating their podcast Do You Queer What I Queer? In addition to speaking about the podcast, Elliott and Thom will host a workshop and show in real-time what is … Continue reading
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
The theme for the 2020/2021 *virtual* speaker series is “Telling Ethnographic Stories.” Through this speaker series we will hear from our colleagues about the ways that they are thinking about and working with the stories they have witnessed and collected through their research. How do we as ethnographers engage in storytelling? How do we build … Continue reading
On August 5th and 6th 2020, graduate students from the department of anthropology at the University of Toronto will be presenting research papers and works-in-progress to their peers and faculty. You are warmly invited to attend, watch the presentations, and engage with comments and questions. The event is presented by the Anthropology Graduate Student Union … Continue reading
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
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
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