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The Ethnographic Ear: Working with/in Sound

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

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Workshop Series: Putting the Graphic in the Ethnographic: Experimenting with Collage

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

COMMUNAL WRITING SESSION Every Tuesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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COMMUNAL WRITING SESSION Every Tuesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

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

Ethnographies of/from the Global South Presents “Rebeldes en Acción”: Crossroads of English Teaching and Violence in a Colombian Marginalized High School
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Ethnographies of/from the Global South Presents “Rebeldes en Acción”: Crossroads of English Teaching and Violence in a Colombian Marginalized High School

 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

We hope to see you at the Ethnography Lab Winter Launch!
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We hope to see you at the Ethnography Lab Winter Launch!

Friday, January 31, 2020 | Workshop 1:00-3:00PM, AP330, Launch 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM AP246, Anthropology Building 19 Russell St. Please join the Ethnography Lab’s Senior Researcher Dr. Andrew Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, U of T, for a workshop on the possibility of communicating ethnographic research in forms other than text, i.e. photo, video, … Continue reading

Ethnography Beyond the Text: A Workshop on What to Know Before You Go
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Ethnography Beyond the Text: A Workshop on What to Know Before You Go

Please join Ethnography Lab’s Senior Researcher Dr. Andrew Gilbert on Friday, January 31, 2020. This is a workshop designed for anyone who will be conducting ethnographic research and is interested in the possibility of communicating that research in forms other than text, i.e. photo, video, graphic and sequential arts, audio, etc.  The focus will be on how to prepare … Continue reading

An Elephant in the Room: Tracking an Awkward Anthropology
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An Elephant in the Room: Tracking an Awkward Anthropology

Due to the elevator being out of service, this event has moved to room AP130, Anthropology Building 19 Russell St. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Friday, January 17,  2020 | 4:30 PM 6:00 PM Speaker: Dr. Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston, Associate Professor  Department of Theatre, York University Drawing on trail anthropology and the notion of the … Continue reading

Time at the University
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Time at the University

How do different temporalities shape the life of the university? How do faculty, staff and students make time, spend time, and value time, past, present and future? Who tries to manage time, and why? Students in Ethnographic Practicum courses ANT473 and ANT6200 carried out research at different sites around campus to find out… Come hear … Continue reading