A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies

edited by Denielle Elliott and Dara Culhane (2016, University of Toronto Press)

A collection of essays on imaginative ethnographic methods by five co-curators of the Centre for Imaginative Ethnography. Intended for teaching upper level undergraduate or graduate methodologies courses.

Preface

Table of Contents

  • Imagining: An Introduction by Dara Culhane
  • Writing by Denielle Elliott
  • Sensing by Dara Culhane
  • Recording and Editing by Alexandrine Boudreault-Founier
  • Walking by Cristina Moretti
  • Performing by Magda Kazubowksi-Houston
  • Appendix: Resources for Instructors 

“One sign of how far anthropology has come since the heyday of the writing culture movement is the volume entitled A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies

– Howes, David “Multisensory Anthropology,”Annual Review of Anthropology, 2019, 48: 17-28

 

“Their fieldwork spans Canada, Cuba, Ireland, Italy, Kenya and Poland […] inspirational for emergent and seasoned scholars who want to experiment, collaborate and make research meaningful in the academy and beyond. It is not only about writing culture, but also about making culture, differently.

– Butler, Shelley, Anthropologica, 2018 Volume 60, Number 1, 2018

 

“Don’t be fooled by 144 pages – it offers up much more than that: all chapters come with an appendix offering a wealth of examples, exercises, and further resources”

– Schmitt, Susanne, Anthropos, 2018, Vol.113(1), pp. 298-299