Workshop in Urban Ethnography (Socy 630)
The ethnographic interpretation of urban life and culture. Conceptual and methodological issues will be discussed. Ongoing projects of participants will be presented in a “workshop” format, thus providing participants with critical feedback as well as the opportunity to learn from and contribute to ethnographic work "in progress." Selected ethnographic works will be read and assessed.
Mondays 11:30a.m.-1:20 p.m. (140 Prospect Street, Room 102B)
For more information on the workshops, click on the invitation links, or email Joellen Adae
Updated Friday, April 16, 2010
Workshop Schedule and Speakers
January 25th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
The Italian Way: Special issues in a photo ethnography of the Italian table
February 1st, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Chocolate Cities, The Creative Class, and Catching a Bus in Downtown Dayton.
February 8th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
University of Michigan
When Ethnographers Fail.
February 15th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
February 22nd, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
March 1st, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Acel Moore, Vernon Clark, and Simone Weichselbaum
Philadelphia Inquirer & New York Daily News
Panel Discussion: ‘How Big City Newspapers Produce Urban News: The Reporter's Perspective’
March 22, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
March 29th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Nikki Jones of the University of California Santa Barbara, will speak about her book ‘Between Good and Ghetto: African American Girls and Inner-City Violence’. Click here for more details. Copies of the book are available at the library and bookstore.
April 5th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Robert W. Turner II
Robert Turner, will give a talk titled ‘Eye in the Sky: Discipline and the NFL Athlete’. Turner is a doctoral student at the Graduate Center at CUNY, and currently a Mitchem Dissertation Fellow at Marquette University.
April 12th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
‘Two Decades of Caring for Children with AIDS and their Families in Harlem: Social, cultural, psychological and health issues.’ Dr. Nicholas is a pioneer in the care of HIV-infected children and an advocate for the medically underserved in Harlem, Washington Heights and the Dominican Republic.
Prior to hearing from Dr. Nicholas, G. Lloyd Morris will present his short film ‘20 Minutes...An American Tale’ which deals with issues of incarceration and recitivism among blacks in urban communities.
April 19th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Paul Willis and Martina Cvajner
Trento University (Italy)
We welcome two guests: Paul Willis of Keele University (UK) and Martina Cvajner of Trento University (Italy). Willis will speak on culture and ethnography. Cvajner will present her latest research on issues of migration and sexuality. Willis will speak on culture and ethnography. Cvajner will present her latest research on issues of migration and sexuality.