A two-day workshop addressed to graduate students interested in ethnography, led by York faculty covering both theoretical and practical concerns.

Registration required by Monday, April 11th. Participants may register for one or both days, but attendance of both is strongly encouraged. To register, click on this link: http://goo.gl/forms/EcJrae5wNy

Please note: registration is capped at 15 participants. Additional registrations will be wait-listed. Additional workshops may be held in the future if there is sufficient interest.

DAY ONE: April 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bethune College 203
with Othon Alexandrakis and Hélène Mialet
– Ethics
– Writing field notes
– Analysis and interpretation of ethnographic data

DAY TWO: April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bethune College 203
with Denielle Elliott and Magda Kazubowski-Houston
-Sensory ethnography and arts-based practices
-Performance ethnography
-Visual Anthropology (film and stills)

– For Day 1, students are expected to come with a preliminary version of ethics protocol forms prepared. (see also http://gradstudies.yorku.ca/current-students/thesis-dissertation/research-ethics/)
– For Day 2, students need to bring smartphone or digital camera, USB flash drive, audio recorder.
– Registered students will have access to a collection of texts they are expected to read before the workshop. Details will be disseminated via email to registered participants.

Further questions can be addressed to Lina Pinto (lbpinto@yorku.ca) or Drew Belsky (cavum.oris@gmail.com).

We thank York University’s Department of Social Science and the STS Graduate Student Association for their support for this activity. 



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