Ethnographic Variations Winter 2022 Schedule

Please join us for our introductory meeting on Monday, January 17, 2022 between 11:00 a.m. – 13:00 p.m. EST. You may contact the organizers for the Zoom link.

January 2022Presentation and collective programmingWeek 1: January 17, 11 am – 1 pm – Introduction to thinking ethnographically
February 2022Living | DoingWeek 2: Jan 31 (TBD) Living
Readings: Excerpts from Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human world (Springgay and Truman 2018)
Week 3: Feb 14 (TBD) Doing
Readings:  Truman, E. S. et al. (2020). The Intimacies of Doing
Research-Creation In Loveless, N. (2020) Knowings and knots : methodologies and ecologies in research-creation. University of Alberta Press.
Week 4: February 28 (TBD) ComposingStephanie Springgay – February 28 afternoon – confirmed 
Readings:  Tbd by the group 
March 2022Composing| CollaboratingWeek 5: March 14 (TBD) Composing
Readings:  Selection of music and articles from Akiyama
Week 6: March 28 (TBD) CollaboratingMitchell Akiyama – Week 5 or 6 (TBD) Someone else (TBD)
Readings:  Tbd by the group 
April 2022Thinking with ethnographic encountersWeek 7: April 11 (TBD)
Readings:  Maniglier, P. “Anthropological Meditations, Discourse on comparative Method” in Comparative metaphysics, Ontology and anthropology. P. Charbonnier et al. (2017)
Week 8: April 25 (TBD)Martin Savransky – Week of April 25 (TBD) Confirmed 
Readings:  Savransky, M. (2021) “Thinking with Encounters” in The adventure of relevance : an ethics of social inquiry . Palgrave Macmillan Savransky, M. (2021). “Runaway Metaphysics” In Around the day in eighty worlds : politics of the pluriverse . Duke University Press.
May 2022Speculation and ethnographyWeek 9: May 9 
Readings:  Excerpts from Dimitris Papadopoulos, María Puig de la Bellacasa, Natasha Myers (2022) Reactivating Elements, Chemistry, Ecology, PracticeEnd of May ‘wrap up’ – Panel discussion – Natasha Meyers, Michelle Murphy, María Puig de la Bellacasa,