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Spring 2021 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture

Stefano Bloch, Assistant Professor in the School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona
Via Zoom

Thursday, February 18, 2021
The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City

Ranita Ray, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Via Zoom

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid

William Lopez, Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Via Zoom

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Fruteros: Street Vending, Illegality, and Ethnic Community in Los Angeles

Rocío Rosales, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Via Zoom

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

Reuben Jonathan Miller, Associate Professor in the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Via Zoom

Thursday, April 8, 2021
The New Noir: Race, Identity, and Diaspora in Black Suburbia

Orly Clerge, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Davis
Via Zoom

Fall 2020 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, September 17, 2020
“IRB for Ethnographers”

Shannon Sewards, Director of the Committee on the Use of Human Subjects (IRB), Harvard University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 1, 2020
“How Ambiguity around Diversity and Inclusion Turned Pride into Shame” 

Sandra Portocarrero, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, Columbia University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 15, 2020
“Racial Segregation, Predatory Real Estate Practices and the Undermining of Black Neighborhoods in Baltimore.”

Christine Jang-Trettien, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Via Zoom

Thursday, October 29, 2020
“Intergenerational and Collaborative Ethnography with Indigenous Oaxaqueño Mixed-Status Families”

Seth Holmes, Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Medical Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Via Zoom

Thursday, November 12, 2020
“State’s Structural Violences and the Construction of Femininity in the Colombian ELN Guerrilla Movement”

Attilio Bernasconi, Doctoral Candidate and Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Via Zoom

Thursday, December 3, 2020
“Hit Doctors at Work: Marginality and the Practice of Expertise among People who Inject Drugs”

Sarah Brothers, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, Yale University
Via Zoom


Spring 2020 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, March 5, 2020
 “Producing Luxury, Consuming Women, and Studying Up among the New Global Elite”
Ashley Mears, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Boston University
1550 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge

Nota Bene: All other workshops were postponed to th e Fall 2020 semester.


Fall 2019 Workshop Calendar

Thursday, October 10, 2019
"IRB for Ethnographers"

Shannon Sewards, Director of the Committee on the Use of Human Subjects, Harvard University
601 William James Hall
W.E.B. Du Bois Seminar Room

Friday, October 11, 2019
“Disposable Houses: An Ethnography of ‘Unreal Estate’ in Detroit”

Sharon Cornelissen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University
One Bow Street, 4th Floor
Co-Sponsored with the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University

Thursday, October 24, 2019
“The American Dream Deferred: Immigrant Educational Incorporation in the New Latino South”

Daphne M. Penn, Doctoral Candidate, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

“Caring State Contra Healthy Society? State-Making And Indigenous Resurgence in Deanuleahki, Sápmi”
Annikki Herranen-Tabibi, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
1550 William James Hall

Thursday, November 14, 2019
"Post-Disaster Citizenship: Racial Politics after Fukushima"

Vivian Shaw, College Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
601 William James Hall
W.E.B. Du Bois Seminar Room