Video: Ethnography Lab Summer High School Program 2016
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Video: Ethnography Lab Summer High School Program 2016

This video introduces the 2016 Ethnography Lab Summer High School Program. The founder and director of the program, Prof. Joshua Barker from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, is featured welcoming 13 high school students from the GTA to the program. The ELSHSP, which aims to introduce high school students from grades 10-12 to … Continue reading

Visual Ethnography: Exploring Kensington Market (Video Update #3)
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Visual Ethnography: Exploring Kensington Market (Video Update #3)

As part of a larger ongoing research project about Toronto’s Kensington Market, a group of students and film-makers are working together to produce an ethnographic film about this dynamic neighbourhood. Bronwyn Frey, a Master’s student at the University of Toronto, has chosen to share her video updates about the process of creating this film. Following … Continue reading

Ethnography Lab Contributes to U of T Anthropology Department’s Northrup Frye Award Win 2016
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Ethnography Lab Contributes to U of T Anthropology Department’s Northrup Frye Award Win 2016

Transforming Students into Researchers: Anthropology Wins the 2016 Northrop Frye Award The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto is the proud 2016 recipient of the Northrop Frye Award! By integrating original fieldwork into undergraduate courses, the department has been recognized for introducing students to research and rousing their enthusiasm. Both are key criteria … Continue reading

Imaging Kensington
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Imaging Kensington

Imaging Kensington is a series of informal meet-ups of members of the Ethnography Lab who explore Kensington Market in more depth through personal photography and focused discussions on multidisciplinary themes. This past month we have been using the concepts of palimpsest, facade and bricolage to seek new insights into ways that the past plays out in the present in the social, cultural and spatial … Continue reading