On Thursday June 1, 2023, 10am-12pm, the University of Toronto Ethnography Lab will co-host a hybrid format workshop with the York University Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) on coloniality and decoloniality. The in-person portion will be in Room W256 of the Seymour Schulich Building at York University. Light refreshments will … Continue reading
Category Archives: Updates
Upcoming Talk by Kristen Graves on Monday, February 13, 2023
Garbage dump as a fieldwork site? Yes! Come learn about Kristen Graves’ work at the Oaxaca City Garbage Dump. Date: Monday February 13, 2023Time: 12:00 – 1:00pmLocation: AP330, Anthropology Building, 19 Ursula Franklin Street ** Lunch will be served. Please RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/kgelab. Kristen Graves’ research focuses on the virtuosic listening skills enacted by a community … Continue reading
Introducing Bernice Hoi Ching Cheung, the Lab’s new Co-Coordinator!
The @EthnographyLab team is happy to welcome our new Co-Coordinator for the 2022-2023 academic year, Bernice Hoi Ching Cheung! Bernice is a doctoral student in ethnomusicology and her research interests include Cantonese popular music, fandoms, and diasporas. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Integrated Studies and a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the … Continue reading
We’re Hiring a Co-Coordinator!
The University of Toronto Ethnography Lab is looking to hire a part-time casual co-coordinator to manage communications and administrative affairs starting January 1, 2023. The call is open to ethnographers across all three UofT campuses, with preference given to Anthropology graduate students. The position requires your presence at the Lab on campus, as far as … Continue reading
From Cultural Critique to Community Engagement: An Introduction to the Kensington Market Soundscape Study by Farzaneh Hemmasi
The Kensington Market Soundscapes Study (KMSS) is a community-engaged team research project investigating the presence of amplified music and other human-produced sounds in the KM neighborhood’s public realm. I am an ethnomusicologist in the University of Toronto Faculty of Music; as project PI, I direct the study and a team of seven graduate and undergraduate … Continue reading
Tania Li Contributes Chapter on Student’s “Ethnography of the University”
Tania Li has contributed to an edited book called Philosophy on Fieldwork: Case Studies in Anthropological Analysis, edited by Nils Burbandt and Thomas Schwarz Wentzer. Each chapter focuses on one philosopher and the kinds of fieldwork their ideas inspire. Tania Li’s chapter is titled “Foucault Foments Fieldwork in the University.” It draws on research conducted by … Continue reading
Upcoming Talk on Friday, Oct. 21 with Professor Rodrigo Ochigame
Please join us for the upcoming talk: The Paragenealogical Method in the Anthropology of Rationalities with Professor Rodrigo Ochigame Lunch will be provided! Date: Friday, October 21 Time: 12 pm Location: Ethnography Lab Seminar Room, AP330, Anthropology Building Event Description: Since the Cold War, the concept of rationality has become increasingly associated with certain formal … Continue reading
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
Introducing Laura Carvalho, the Lab’s new co-Coordinator!
The @EthnographyLab team is happy to welcome our new co-coordinator for the 2022-2023 academic year, Laura Carvalho! Laura is PhD student in sociocultural anthropology at the University of Toronto with an enthusiasm for rivers, anarchism and imaginary politics. Laura holds an MPhil from the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum, Federal University of Rio … Continue reading
Join us for our 2022-23 opening event! Ethnographic Potential and Practice
Ethnographic Potential and Practice: A Conversation (lunch provided!) Date: Oct. 7, 2022 Time: 12-1:30 pm Location: AP246 Please join the Ethnography Lab as we kick off a new year of programming and activities. This year marks the first time since the pandemic began that the Lab will host meetings in person. We’re excited and a … Continue reading