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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

CASCA: Conferences, Calls for Papers, Events/Colloques, Appels à communication, Évènements

Conferences and calls for papers/Colloques et Appels à communication:

Les colloques et appels à communication suivants viennent d'être ajoutés à
notre page web:

The following conference announcements and calls for papers have just been
added to our web page:

-Call for Chapters: Anthology - Transcultural Flows in English
Language Education in Asia

-Graduate Student Conference - Making the Familiar Strange in the
Social World, March 2015 - University of Guelph

-Call for Submissions: Journal - NEXUS Student Anthropology Journal

-CFP: Social Research in the 21st Century: Challenges & Opportunities
- Graduate Student Conference - Carleton University, March 2015

-CFP: 2015 Migration and Ethnic Relations Graduate Student Conference,
Western University, April 2015

-CFP: Facing the Challenges of Aging and Dying (an interdisciplinary
conference) - Queen's University, October 2015

-CFP: Community, Empowerment & Leadership in Black Canada - Black
Canadian Studies Association Conference - Dalhousie University, May 2015

-Conference Of The African Studies Association Of Africa, Oct 2015

-Diversité urbaine CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline: February 15th, 2015

See them and others on our website:

Consultez-les ou voyez toute la liste en visitant notre site web:


Speaker Series - Ethnography Lab - until April 2015 - Francis Cody -
Digital Ethnography - University of Toronto - January 23, 2015*


Join us for lively discussions about the place of ethnography in the
public, private, and applied domains as well as in anthropology and other
disciplines. Light refreshments will be served. (Address: 19 Russell
Street, Toronto. Rooms and times vary)

Dr. Francis Cody, University of Toronto Theme: Digital Ethnography

The Varieties of Digital Experience in Anthropology: An Autoanalysis
Drawing on his experience of fieldwork based primarily on studying the
"old" media of writing and print technology in South India, Dr. Cody will
draw some methodological insights about the possibilities and pitfalls of
digital ethnography, where old media become the content of new forms.

3pm, AP330

University of Toronto, Anthropology Department

*Speaker Series Schedule 2015*

Anne Brackenbury, University of Toronto Press Theme: Publishing
Ethnography Jan30

Contemporary Anthropology Drawing on her years of experience as production
of anthropology in a variety of forms, including books, The Three Ps:
Publishing, Pedagogy, and Production in Executive Editor at the University
of Toronto Press, Anne Brackenbury will provide a brief outline of
contemporary trends in the blogs and social media, as well as more
imaginative forms of ethnography.

5pm, AP330

Theme: Workshop

Carsten Knoch, University of Toronto

Using Zotero for Bibliography and Citation Management Zotero is free
software (Windows or Mac) to manage your bibliography and insert citations
and references into papers. Zotero can easily capture bibliographic
references from the UofT Library website, attach journal articles or books
in PDF format, and insert references into Microsoft Word via a plugin. It
also allows creating and sharing collaborative bibliographies with others.
This workshop will take you through the basics of installation and
configuration, typical usage scenarios (including my experiences of what
works and what doesn't), and to answer any questions you might have.

12-2pm, AP246

Theme: Public Ethnography

Sharon Kelly, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto

On Sharing Discoveries Based on her own experiences conducting and sharing
research, Sharon Kelly will lead a discussion about the dissemination of
research, in varied forms, for non-academic

5pm, AP330

Theme: Applied Ethnography

Dr. Susan Hyatt: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis

"We never met strangers—we met people": Using Anthropology to Uncover
Hidden Histories of Race and Religion in an Indianapolis Neighborhood In
2010, Applied Anthropology students from Indiana University in Indianapolis
collected oral histories, photographs and other memorabilia from
African-American and Jewish elders, who had all once lived in, and shared
deep bonds in, what had once been one of the most multi-ethnic
neighborhoods in the city. After being destroyed by urban development
starting in the 1970s, these bonds were renewed as they recorded their
memories with the students. Dr. Hyatt discusses shares some of these
stories and the lessons learned from the project that brought them all back
together nearly 50 years later.

3pm, AP246

Theme: Digital Ethnography

Nox Dineen-Porter, University of Toronto

The Mediated Fieldsite: Digital Research Methods The line between virtual
and actual is increasingly permeable as people live more of their lives in
mediated reality thanks to mobile and wearable technology, smart homes and
the growth of the "Internet of Things". What does this mean for existing
methodological approaches? What are some opportunities and challenges for
new ones?

Theme: Digital Ethnography

Dr. Barry Wellman, University of Toronto

Networked Individualism: In communities, Families, and Work

The Triple Revolution is 1) The turn from social organization based on
groups to one based on social networks; 2) The proliferation of the
personalized, far-flung internet; 3) The availability and accessibility of
mobile devices. Using material from our Networked book, and NetLab's East
York and scholarly network research with scholars, Dr. Wellman discusses
its prevalence and implications in developed countries, and asks
participants about the situation in the less developed countries.

5pm, AP330

Theme: Ethnography

Jacob Nerenberg, University of Toronto

Mission Telecom What can ethnography offer scenes of dislocation and
uncertainty? Stories about text messages and missionaries in New Guinea
raise questions about technology, containment, and politics of

5pm, AP330

(La version française suit l'anglais)

Chair of Taiwan Studies
School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies
An ethno-archaeological approach to hunting: a comparative study of
hunting techniques among Taiwanese indigenous groups.
Professor Atsushi Nobayashi
National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku), Osaka, Japan
David Jaclin
School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa
Thursday, 26 February 2015
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
University of Ottawa Social Science Building, room 4004

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This lecture gives an ethno-archaeological perspective on hunting
activities. Zoo-archaeology recovers past hunting activity by analysis
of animal remains from archaeological sites. Animal remains reveal
important information about animal ecology. Zoo-archaeology also tries
to interpret past human behaviours from recovered animal ecology.
Zoo-archaeology, therefore, needs models bridging animal ecology and
human behavior. The author carried out ethno-archaeological research
on wild boar hunting among Taiwanese indigenous groups. Adopting
various hunting methods, snare hunting and dog chase hunting were
studied. The result of the research showed that different patterns of
animal remains result from different hunting methods. It demonstrates
that different hunting practices in the past have altered animal
morphology and patterns of animal remains. At the same time, ethnicity
might influence hunters behaviours. Socio-cultural conditions also
have an influence on the means of hunting. The past hunting behaviour
tends to be interpreted from an ecological viewpoint but we also have
to discuss it from perspectives of the socio-cultural context.

Registration is not required, but seating is limited. Refreshments
will be served.

Cette conférence sera présentée en anglais seulement

La chaire d'études taïwanaises et
L'École d'études sociologiques et anthropologiques
Une approche ethno-archéologique à la chasse: une étude comparative
des techniques de chasse entre les groupes indigènes taïwanais.
Atsushi Nobayashi
David Jaclin

Jeudi, 26 février
17 h 30 à 19 h 00
Université d'Ottawa
Pavillon des sciences sociales, pièce 4004

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Cette conférence donne une perspective ethno-archéologique sur les
activités de chasse.

L'inscription n'est pas requise, mais les sièges sont limités. Des
collations seront servies.
Cette conférence sera présentée en anglais seulement
Stationnement disponible sur le

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