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

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

Politics and the University: An Ethnographic Inquiry
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Politics and the University: An Ethnographic Inquiry

A conference brought to you by the Ethnography Lab, practicum students (ANT473 and ANT 6200), and Prof Tania Li. The conference program is available here. Date: Thursday December 6 Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM Location: University of Toronto Anthropology Department, 19 Russell Street Toronto, Room AP 246 Is our university a hot bed of political activism, or is it … Continue reading

Calling Socio-cultural Anthropology Undergraduates: Fully Funded Summer Internship in India
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Calling Socio-cultural Anthropology Undergraduates: Fully Funded Summer Internship in India

Professor Tania Li has received funding from the Dean’s International Initiatives Fund (DIIF) to cover air fare and living costs for 4 students to travel to Kerala, India, for internships at the Centre for Research and Education for Social Transformation (CREST). The commitment is for two months, May-June (2 interns) and July-August (2 interns).  Six … Continue reading