Workshop in Urban Ethnography: Spring 2010

Workshop Schedule and Speakers

January 25th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Douglas Harper
Duquesne University

The Italian Way: Special issues in a photo ethnography of the Italian table

February 1st, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Marlese Durr
Wright State

Chocolate Cities, The Creative Class, and Catching a Bus in Downtown Dayton.

February 8th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Karyn Lacy
University of Michigan

When Ethnographers Fail.

February 15th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Kai Erikson
Yale University

A conversation with Kai Erikson.

February 22nd, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Robert Aponte
Indiana University

Filling the Gaps: Some Critical Contributions of Ethnography

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 Rhonda Levine
Colgate University

When Race Meets Class: African American Teenagers in a Small City.

March 29th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm Nikki Jones
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
Marquette University

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 Steve Nicholas
Columbia University

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
Keele University
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.