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Oral History Training Institute

2015 Oral History Institute Early Registration Ends May 1

While several slots remain, the May 1 early registration deadline for the 2015 Oral History Institute is only weeks away. 232 more words

Dangerous Bodies

Rhon Manigault-Bryant is an assistant professor of Africana studies at Williams College. She is a scholar-artist who merges her life as a musician and vocalist with her interdisciplinary specializations in religion, gender, race, music, popular culture, and ethnographic methods. 122 more words


Every Step of the Way -- 2014 LAUNC-CH Conference


March 10, 2014

With a conference title about steps and conference location in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, I was surprised not to see Tarheel footprints everywhere. 779 more words


The observational techniques

By Gordon Rugg

Sometimes you can get the information you want via interviews and questionnaires. Often, though, you can’t.

For instance, if you want to know how long the average visitor spends on your website before leaving it, or what percentage of the population don’t have current car tax displayed in their car, or just how a skilled tennis player holds the racquet for a forehand, then interviews and questionnaires won’t get you very far. 1,847 more words

Research Methods

Teaching Ethnography

I’ve been teaching ethnography and ethnographic methods since I arrived at George Mason University, but in the last three years I made a conscious change in my priorities so that I teach a ethnographic field school each summer and at least one additional course on methods.   344 more words

Higher Education

Meet Julie Mallis, Our Dissemination Coordinator

Hello! I am Julie Mallis and I am the Dissemination Coordinator for the iSTEP 2012 team.

Currently, I am a student at Carnegie Mellon majoring in art and anthropology. 405 more words


Dealing with complexity: some more notes on Cities Methodologies

Yesterday was the last day of events at the Cities Methodologies exhibition. I was able to go to the afternoon events, which, to me, raised interesting questions around dealing with complexity. 660 more words