Workshop in Urban Ethnography-Fall 2010

Workshop Schedule and Speakers

September 6th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm

September 13th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Malcolm Gladwell
Author of Blink, The Tipping Point, and Outliers. A Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell

September 20th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Hillary Potter
University of Colorado at Boulder
Violence in Hidden Spaces and Urban Places: Using Intersectionality and Qualitative Methods to Investigate Intimate Partner Abuse.

September 27th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
William Julius Wilson
Harvard University
A Conversation with Bill Wilson.
A myriad of topics and issues discussing urban ethongraphy, urban inequality, race relations, urban poverty, and the political climate.

October 4th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Ellis Cose
Newsweek journalist, author The Rage of a Privileged Class: Fighters, Dreamers and Believers: Three African-American Generations

October 11th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
William Helmreich
Three Thousand Miles of New York City: An Ethnographer’s Journey

October 18th , 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Alford Young, Jr
University of Michigan
The Minds of Upwardly Mobile Black Men: Culture and Life History in Meaning-Making about Mobility Prospects

October 25th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Charles Bosk
When the Street Corner is a Hospital

November 1st , 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Deirdre Royster
Men at Work: How Older Black Men Help Younger Black Men within the Residential Construction Site

November 8th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Jesse McNeary
My South: The Story of Jesse McNeary

November 15th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Waverly Duck
University of Pittsburgh
Precarious Living: An Ethnographic Portrait of a Twenty Seven Year Old Grandmother

November 22nd
Fall Recess

November 29th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Douglas Wiebe
Adolescents’ Activity Paths and Violence in the Urban Landscape

December 6th
No Class–Reading Week