RESCHEDULED: Ethnographic Variations Speaker Series: Mitchell Akiyama
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RESCHEDULED: Ethnographic Variations Speaker Series: Mitchell Akiyama

Mitchell Akiyama’s discussion with the Ethnographic Variations Working Group has been rescheduled for April 11th at 11:30 am ET. Special Guest: Mitchell Akiyama Date/Time: April 11, 11:30 am ET About: Mitchell Akiyama is a Toronto-based scholar, composer, and artist. His eclectic body of work includes writings about sound, metaphors, animals, and media technologies; scores for film and … Continue reading

CFP Faith in Immunity – Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore
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CFP Faith in Immunity – Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore

The workshop, Faith in Immunity: Religion, Covid-19 Vaccines and Structures of Trust is a workshop about Covid vaccines, ritual communities and how cosmologies and narratives beyond biomedicine shape human ideas on protection, prevention, and trust. This workshop interrogates notions of immunity, focusing on the ways in which it is also culturally constructed and socially shaped through processes and … Continue reading

Between Parasitism and Mutuality: Multispecies Ethnography in Plantation Ecologies, featuring Professor Sophie Chao
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Between Parasitism and Mutuality: Multispecies Ethnography in Plantation Ecologies, featuring Professor Sophie Chao

Ethnography Lab presents Between Parasitism and Mutuality: Multispecies Ethnography in Plantation Ecologies Featuring: Professor Sophie Chao Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, 4-5:30 PM EST Please email Noha at n.fikry@mail.utoronto.ca for zoom info! About this Event:In this discussion, we think about the possibilities and limitations of multispecies ethnography on plantations. In particular, we focus on 2 articles that Sophie … Continue reading

Multispecies Ethnography Speaker Series: Indigenous Standpoints & Multispecies Ethnography, A talk by Professor Professor Kim Tallbear
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Multispecies Ethnography Speaker Series: Indigenous Standpoints & Multispecies Ethnography, A talk by Professor Professor Kim Tallbear

Ethnography Lab presents Multispecies Ethnography Speaker Series:Indigenous Standpoints & Multispecies Ethnography Speaker: Professor Professor Kim Tallbear Tuesday, February 1, 20222 – 3:30pm  Please email Noha at n.fikry@mail.utoronto.ca for zoom info! Continue reading

“The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of ethnographic comics with Professor Sherine Hamdy
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“The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of ethnographic comics with Professor Sherine Hamdy

Please join the Ethnography Lab’s Working Group, The graphic in the ethnographic, for a talk by Professor Sherine Hamdy. A description of the event and how to register is below. Date/Time: Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 5 pm ET Location: Zoom The idea of this entertaining the graphic into the ethnographic series is an experimental attempt … Continue reading

Methods Café: “Gamestorming” w/Carsten Knoch
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Methods Café: “Gamestorming” w/Carsten Knoch

“Gamestorming” is a set of collaborative techniques — loosely structured like games — popular in private sector and nonprofit organizations. Gamestorming is used in group contexts to capture and process information, generate insights, solve problems and establish (or manufacture?) consensus. Usually, gamestorming activities take place during in-person meetings using white boards and sticky notes. During the pandemic, practitioners have increasingly adopted virtual whiteboards and other online tools to facilitate gamestorming. Gamestorming has come to be seen as a core tool in the “UX research” (user experience research) toolbox. Continue reading

Ethnography across the Campuses
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Ethnography across the Campuses

Date/Time: Thursday, Jan 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Description: Join the UTM Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS) and the Ethnography Lab (EL) for an informal discussion of ethnography across disciplines and campuses. This event is designed to foster transdisciplinary networks of researchers using, thinking with, and critiquing ethnography practices.  Structure of the … Continue reading

Innovation Hub at U of T offers training for undergrads and grads who would like to learn qualitative research skills and how to apply them in an institutional environment
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Innovation Hub at U of T offers training for undergrads and grads who would like to learn qualitative research skills and how to apply them in an institutional environment

The Innovation Hub at U of T offers training for undergrads and grads who would like to learn qualitative research skills and how to apply them in an institutional environment – in this case, to improve student life at U of T.  Check here for info about the program and details on the info sessions … Continue reading