An Elephant in the Room: Tracking an Awkward Anthropology
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An Elephant in the Room: Tracking an Awkward Anthropology

Friday, January 17,  2020 | 4:30 PM 6:00 PM AP246, Anthropology Building 19 Russell St. Speaker: Dr. Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston, Associate Professor  Department of Theatre, York University Drawing on trail anthropology and the notion of the through line of action, this presentation tracks the feeling of awk­wardness I experienced in an imaginative ethnography project I conducted in collaboration with a … Continue reading

Kerala 2019
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Kerala 2019

From April to September 2019, three undergraduate students from the Department of Anthropology, at the University of Toronto University, Canada underwent an immersive learning experience at the Centre for Research and Social Transformation (CREST) in Kerala, India. From May to late June, undergraduate student Annika Olsen undertook this internship alongside master’s student Amanda Harvey-Sánchez. From … Continue reading

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

Ethnography Beyond the Text: A Workshop on What to Know Before You Go
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Ethnography Beyond the Text: A Workshop on What to Know Before You Go

Please join Ethnography Lab’s Senior Researcher Dr. Andrew Gilbert on Friday, January 31, 2020. This is a workshop designed for anyone who will be conducting ethnographic research and is interested in the possibility of communicating that research in forms other than text, i.e. photo, video, graphic and sequential arts, audio, etc.  The focus will be on how to prepare … Continue reading

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Urban Ethnography from the Global South: Reading Group meeting

The reading group meeting for the Urban Ethnography of the Global South group will involve discussion of the following book: “In Search of Paradise: Middle- Class Living in a Chinese Metropolis” by Li Zhang (2011)*. The meeting will take place: Wednesday, November 20, 20195-7pmRoom 330, Anthropology Bldg, 19 Russell Street, Toronto Open to students, faculty, … Continue reading

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Join the Visual Ethnography Commercialized Contemporary Art Project!

The Commercialized Contemporary Public Art Scene in Toronto This winter 2019, UofT anthropology and English major Maisha Mustanzir will be hosting a collective research project and workshop series dedicated to understanding the commercialization of Toronto’s public art scene from an ethnographic perspective. The first meeting for this group will take place on Thursday, March 21st, … Continue reading