Tag: ethnographies

Wanted: Book Reviews

Alissa Whitmore , June 16th, 2021


By Alissa Whitmore, Book Reviews Editor Ah, summer. There are few things better than relaxing with a good book in the park, on the beach, or inside under…


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Book Review: The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were edited by Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont

Rose Deller , March 28th, 2019


In The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were, Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont bring together a range of contributors who place loss at the centre of…


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Call for Book Reviews

Alissa Whitmore , February 1st, 2019


By Alissa Whitmore, Book Reviews Editor Do you love thinking critically about your favorite comics, superhero tv shows, or the latest sci fi epic that has hit the…


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TGA’s 2018 Holiday Wishlist

Emma Louise Backe , December 23rd, 2018


Struggling with what to get friends or family members this holiday season? Don’t know what to ask for yourself (apart from a device that will help you get…


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The Artisanal Economies Project, entry # 2: The Peacefield Farms interview

Grant , April 28th, 2017


This is a clip of an interview of Kaelin Vernon of “Peacefield Farms” with Sam Ford, Grant McCracken and Josh Poling acting as interviewers. The interview was conducted…


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Disability: A Sister’s Ambivalence

lizlewisanthro , July 6th, 2015


I have a confession: there are many days when I wish I was anything but a disability researcher. I think wistfully to my high school aspirations of becoming…


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Sensory postcards: Using mobile media for digital ethnographies

Milena Droumeva , June 29th, 2015


As a mobile media practitioner interested in mediated everyday experience and urban space, my use of technology for collecting data, sharing impressions and observing cultural practices has sh…


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The real message of advertising?

Grant , March 18th, 2015


If the art of advertising (one of them anyhow) is closing the distance between the brand and the consumer, you can’t do much better than this. Do we…


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