Roundtable Discussion (Nov. 16): Sounds of/like A Mixed Use Neighborhood, Community and Conflict in Post-Lockdown Kensington
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Roundtable Discussion (Nov. 16): Sounds of/like A Mixed Use Neighborhood, Community and Conflict in Post-Lockdown Kensington

Please join the Ethnography Lab for the roundtable discussion: Sounds of/like A Mixed Use Neighborhood, Community and Conflict in Post-Lockdown Kensington. Date: November 16, 2022 Time: 5-6 PM Location: AP 246, Department of Anthropology At this roundtable, members of the Kensington Market Soundscape Study will present preliminary research and methodological reflections from their summer work … Continue reading

Upcoming Talk on Friday, Oct. 21 with Professor Rodrigo Ochigame
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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

Introducing Laura Carvalho, the Lab’s new co-Coordinator!
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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

Check out our Zoom recordings for the 2021-22 academic year!
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Check out our Zoom recordings for the 2021-22 academic year!

We’ve uploaded our event recordings for the 2021-2022 academic year. Check out the videos below or head over to our YouTube page and subscribe! Meet the Labs: Speculative and Collaborative Ethnographic Practice from Vancouver to Los Angeles (November 26, 2021) The Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto facilitates an encounter between Kate Hennessy of … 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

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