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

Politics and the University: An Ethnographic Inquiry
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Politics and the University: An Ethnographic Inquiry

A conference brought to you by the Ethnography Lab, practicum students (ANT473 and ANT 6200), and Prof Tania Li. The conference program is available here. Date: Thursday December 6 Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM Location: University of Toronto Anthropology Department, 19 Russell Street Toronto, Room AP 246 Is our university a hot bed of political activism, or is it … Continue reading

Ethnography and Market Research
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Ethnography and Market Research

On February 12th, 2016, Dr. Barbara McGrath delivered a talk entitled Ethnography and Market Research as part of the 2nd Annual Ethnography Lab Speaker Series discussing the link between ethnography and market research. She has kindly given us permission to share her talk here. Description: More than a decade ago, the ethnographic method started to … 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