Podcast Launch for “Kensington Market: Toronto in Transition”
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Podcast Launch for “Kensington Market: Toronto in Transition”

The Kensington Market Research Project (KMRP) aims to produce rich and detailed knowledge about Toronto’s most celebrated multicultural heritage district. In this event, we will showcase its latest productions: ethnographic podcasts made by undergraduate ethnographers. As downtown Toronto faces the encroachment of big corporate retailers, the impending conversion of public housing into private condominiums, and the … Continue reading

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Call for a Graduate Student or Post-Doc to Coordinate the Ethnography Lab Kensington Market Research Project

The University of Toronto Ethnography Lab would like to hire a graduate student or post doc to take on the duties of coordinator for the Kensington Market Research Project from end of January to April 2019, with possibility for extension to August 2019. The Kensington Market Research Project (KMRP) is a long-term initiative that aims … Continue reading

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Join the Ethnography Lab! A call for Student Convener Applications

The Ethnography Lab would like to announce the opening of several volunteer convener positions to provide unique opportunities for ethnography-focused collaborations, mentorship, research, projects, and presentations based on thematic interests. The call is open to undergraduate and graduate students across all three campuses and disciplines. The Ethnography Lab invites applications for up to four (4) … Continue reading

Music and the Marketing of Kensington Market
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Music and the Marketing of Kensington Market

About the Methodological Extensions Panel Series 2017-2018 For the 2017/2018 academic year, the Ethnography Lab is excited to present Methodological Extensions, a series of panel presentations exploring non-traditional methods or sites of ethnographic research. The series consists of four separate panel discussions, each presenting the work of faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students, who are working … Continue reading

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