Garbage dump as a fieldwork site? Yes! Come learn about Kristen Graves’ work at the Oaxaca City Garbage Dump. Date: Monday February 13, 2023Time: 12:00 – 1:00pmLocation: AP330, Anthropology Building, 19 Ursula Franklin Street ** Lunch will be served. Please RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/kgelab. Kristen Graves’ research focuses on the virtuosic listening skills enacted by a community … Continue reading
Category Archives: Events
The Ethnography Lab hosts a regular speaker series, workshop series, and methods café during the academic year (September-April). These events take place in the University of Toronto anthropology building, room AP330 at 19 Russell Street, Toronto.
In addition, our various interest groups (see the “Groups” drop-down menu in the main menu) frequently plan and organize a variety of events, workshops, and talks about the many facets of ethnographic research and engagement. Please contact the group’s convener or the Ethnography Lab coordinator if you would like more information about an event.
All are welcome, and we hope to see you there!
Upcoming Methods Café on Feb. 3rd: The Scholar-Activist, Featuring Dr. Anima Adjepong
Please join the Ethnography Lab and the Department of Anthropology’s Professionalization Committee for the first installment of the Lab’s Winter term Methods Café series: The Scholar-Activist: A conversation on how an academic navigates different roles: fieldworker, activist, collaborator, and social organizer, featuring Dr. Anima Adjepong. Date: February 3Time: 1-2:30 pmLocation: Zoom event, RSVP here. Our … Continue reading
Roundtable Discussion (Nov. 16): Sounds of/like A Mixed Use Neighborhood, Community and Conflict in Post-Lockdown Kensington
Please join the Ethnography Lab for the roundtable discussion: Sounds of/like A Mixed Use Neighborhood, Community and Conflict in Post-Lockdown Kensington. Date: November 16, 2022 Time: 5-6 PM Location: AP 246, Department of Anthropology At this roundtable, members of the Kensington Market Soundscape Study will present preliminary research and methodological reflections from their summer work … Continue reading
Upcoming Talk on Friday, Oct. 21 with Professor Rodrigo Ochigame
Please join us for the upcoming talk: The Paragenealogical Method in the Anthropology of Rationalities with Professor Rodrigo Ochigame Lunch will be provided! Date: Friday, October 21 Time: 12 pm Location: Ethnography Lab Seminar Room, AP330, Anthropology Building Event Description: Since the Cold War, the concept of rationality has become increasingly associated with certain formal … Continue reading
Check out our Zoom recordings for the 2021-22 academic year!
We’ve uploaded our event recordings for the 2021-2022 academic year. Check out the videos below or head over to our YouTube page and subscribe! Meet the Labs: Speculative and Collaborative Ethnographic Practice from Vancouver to Los Angeles (November 26, 2021) The Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto facilitates an encounter between Kate Hennessy of … Continue reading
Multispecies Speaker Series: Vernacularizing Nature with Kajri Jain, April 29th and May 2
We would like to invite you for our next event in the Multispecies Ethnography Series—a discussion titled “Vernacularizing Nature: Plasticities of the ‘Eco’ in India’s Public Parks” with Prof. Kajri Jain (Art History/ Visual Studies, University of Toronto) on May 2nd at 3 pm EST. This discussion follows Prof. Jain’s talk with the same title … Continue reading
More-than-Human Ethnography, Student Workshop (in person)
Please join Professor Shiho Satsuka and the students of ANT6032: More-than-Human-Ethnography for a graduate student workshop on March 29 and April 5th from 12 – 2 pm in AP246. Continue reading
Jinns and Species: A Conversation on Saintly Beings, Religion, and Multispecies Ethnography
Please join the Lab’s Multispecies Ethnography Working Group for a conversation with Professor Anand Vivek Taneja. Title: Jinns and Species: A Conversation on Saintly Beings, Religion, and Multispecies Ethnography Date/Time: Tuesday, March 29th, 2022, 3-4:30 EST To register or for more information, please email Noha Fikry at email@example.com Abstract: In this conversation, Anand Taneja will … Continue reading
Entertaining the Graphic in the Ethnographic Workshop series: Photoshop Skills
The Entertaining the Graphic in the Ethnographic Working Group is hosting an introduction to Photoshop skills workshop series in two parts. Week 1: Fundamentals of Layering & Week 2: Basic Photoshop skills Dates: Week 1: Tuesday 29th of March, 2022 Week 2: Tuesday 26th of April, 2022 Week 1 & 2 are a continuum; … Continue reading
Between Parasitism and Mutuality: Multispecies Ethnography in Plantation Ecologies, featuring Professor Sophie Chao
Ethnography Lab presents Between Parasitism and Mutuality: Multispecies Ethnography in Plantation Ecologies Featuring: Professor Sophie Chao Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, 4-5:30 PM EST Please email Noha at firstname.lastname@example.org for zoom info! About this Event:In this discussion, we think about the possibilities and limitations of multispecies ethnography on plantations. In particular, we focus on 2 articles that Sophie … Continue reading