The Chicago Ethnography Conference will be virtual Saturday April 2. This year’s theme is Ethnography and Qualitative Literacy: Communicating Research in Uncertain Times. There will be keynote presentations from @JessicaCalarco and @MarioLuisSmall and graduate student research from around the globe. Register here.
The following UW-Madison graduate students have worked hard on the Organizing Committee: Sadie Dempsey (Lead Organizer), Chiara Packard (Communications Team Lead), Wendy Li (Panels Team Lead), Benny Witkovsky (Panels Team Lead), Ruby Bafu, Kristina Fullerton Rico, Ruo-Fan Liu, Sara Gia Trongone, Greg Wilson, and Matthew Zins. The faculty sponsor of the conference is Michael Bell, Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology.
This conference is an annual graduate student conference hosted by one of several Chicago-area Sociology departments, including DePaul University, Loyola University, Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, University of Notre Dame, the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, and the new addition of University of Wisconsin – Madison. It provides a venue through which graduate students can share their ethnographic scholarship with one another and get feedback from faculty based in the Chicago area.
UW-Madison sponsors include Sponsors include the UW-Madison Department of Sociology, UW-Madison Department of Community and Environmental Sociology, UW-Madison Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences, UW-Madison Educational Policy Studies, and UW-Madison Collaborative Training Grant Program focused on Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in Education University Lecture Fund.