Workshop in Urban Ethnography-Spring 2012

Workshop Schedule and Speakers

January 9th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Michèle Lamont
Harvard University
Responses to Discrimination and Social Resilience Under Neo-Liberalism: The Case of Brazil, Israel, and the United States.

January 16th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
No Workshop Scheduled

January 23rd, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Alondra Nelson
Columbia University
Social Excavation: On Writing Body and Soul

January 30th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
John Stanfield, II
University of Indiana, Bloomington
The Promising Healing Virtues of Ethnography: Notes from Rwanda to Inner City & Small Town USA with Stops in Brazil and South Africa

February 6th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Fred Wherry
University of Michigan
Theory, History, and Field Confrontations in The Philadelphia Barrio

February 13th , 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Douglas Massey
Princeton University
Brokered Boundaries: Constructing Immigrant Identity in Anti-Immigrant Times

February 20th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Patricia White
National Science Foundation
Assessing and Funding Qualitative Research: Perspective from a “Science” Agency

February 27th , 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Andrew Abbott
University of Chicago
An Introduction to the Chicago School

March 5th

March 12th

March 19th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Alice Goffman
University of Wisconsin
On the Run: An American Ghetto in the Era of Surveillance and Imprisonment

March 26th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Jonathan Reider
Backstage and Blackstage: Ethnographic Encounters with Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 2nd, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Derek Hyra
Virginia Tech
Community Inclusion and Conflict: Multiracial Gentrification in Washington, DC

April 9th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Jeremy Nowak
William Penn Foundation
Place Making in Older Cities: The Opportunities for Ethnographic Intelligence

April 16th, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Waverly Duck
University of Pittsburgh
Precarious Living: Race, Inequality, and the Orderliness of a Declining Community

April 23rd, 11:30 am-1:20 pm
No Workshop Scheduled