“Virtually There” Works-in-Progress and Works Delayed Student Conference
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“Virtually There” Works-in-Progress and Works Delayed Student Conference

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

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 3: Methods and Tools
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 3: Methods and Tools

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

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 2: Research Projects and Writing
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-up Session 2: Research Projects and Writing

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

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-Up Session 1: Ethics of Engagement
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic, Follow-Up Session 1: Ethics of Engagement

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

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic: Mapping the Problem Space
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic: Mapping the Problem Space

On May 1st the Ethnography Lab hosted a collective conversation raising diverse questions and concerns related to ethnographic research under pandemic conditions.  Attended by upwards of 70 participants, including students, faculty, and other ethnographers from across Canada and the US, the conversation was wide-ranging and robust.  Three sets of questions emerged and will form the … Continue reading

Ethnography in/of the Pandemic Follow-Up Sessions
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Ethnography in/of the Pandemic Follow-Up Sessions

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

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Ethnography Lab Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

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

“Getting to Know the Community: gathering quantitative and qualitative data through census interviews” with Prof. Janice Boddy (University of Toronto)
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“Getting to Know the Community: gathering quantitative and qualitative data through census interviews” with Prof. Janice Boddy (University of Toronto)

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

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Performance Ethnography Working Group Update

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

The second meeting of the Performance Ethnography Working Group (PEWG) has been rescheduled to THIS FRIDAY March 6 @ 2:00-5:00pm, ATK 102E, YorkU.
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The second meeting of the Performance Ethnography Working Group (PEWG) has been rescheduled to THIS FRIDAY March 6 @ 2:00-5:00pm, ATK 102E, YorkU.

The second meeting of the Performance Ethnography Working Group (PEWG) has been rescheduled to accommodate an event at YorkU’s anthro department. It will now be held THIS FRIDAY March 6 @ 2:00-5:00pm, ATK 102E, YorkU.  Continue reading