January 7th – Performance Ethnography Lab I: Table Reading of work-in-progress ethnographic play I WAS NEVER ALONE, Cassandra Hartblay (UCSD Communication Postdoc) – 12:00-2:00pm
January 14th – Carceral Societies: Victor Rios (UCSB) – 12:30-1:45pm, Informal Lunch Discussion on methodology 2-3.
January 29th – Infrastructures: Hannah Appel (UCLA Anthropology), Akhil Gupta (UCLA Anthropology), race and infrastructure working group – 1-3pm, SME 408.
February 8th – ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION. Digital Practice: Doing Work – ethnographic, artistic, political, and otherwise – about and through the Internet. With Gabriella Coleman (McGill University), Chris Kelty (UCLA), Roderic Crooks (UCLA), Ricardo Dominguez (UCSD). 3-5pm, SME 408.
February 11th – Internet Infrastructures: Ashwin Mathew (Berkeley) “Protocol as an Ethnographic Fieldsite” – 11-12:30pm, SME 408
February 25th – Philippe Bourgois (University of Pennsylvania Anthropology) – 12:30-1:45pm
April 1st – Performance Ethnography Lab II: Performing Ethnography in the Classroom – Saiba Varma (UCSD Anthropology) and Utpal Sandesara (UPenn Anthropology) – 2-4pm, SME 408
April 25th – “La Racha: Speed and Violence in Tijuana” – A discussion of a paper by Rihan Yeh (El Colegio de Michoacán) – 12-2pm, SME 408.
April 27th – Performance Ethnography Lab III: An Archaeology of Multi-Media: Studies in Materiality and Form – Roshanak Kheshti (UCSD Ethnic Studies) discusses new work – 12-2pm, SME 408.
May 6th-7th – Seminar on Sensory Ethnography: Kathleen Stewart (UT Austin), Marina Peterson (Ohio University), Lesley Stern (UCSD), Cristina Rivera-Garza (UCSD) and Katrin Pesch (UCSD). Friday May 6th from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in SME 408.
Download the seminar readings here.
Date & Time TBA – 2015-2016 SED Spring Mixer/End of Year Happy Hour