Welcome to the Centre for Imaginative Ethnography (CIE)
…a transnational, independent research and creation network whose work spans Canada, China, Cuba, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, and Poland, and is home to 84 members located around the world.
…a space for hospitality that welcomes you to join conversations about new ethnographic writing, and multisensory, multimedia, and multimodal storytelling in practice, in theory, and in learning and teaching.
…a point of departure that invites you to live and work differently, to reimagine the pasts, presents and futures of the worlds we inhabit.
Este contenido está disponible en español aquí. Weaponized fly from the series War Bugs, by JuegaSiempre. In downtown [...]
Faster than Night
Faster than Night is a live theatre, real-time 3D animation and audience interactive piece that was featured at the Harbourfront Centre [...]
Toby Sharp — Satirical performance by scholar Heather McLean
Featured video – ‘A Buzz in My Hub: Gender, Race, and Performing the Creative City’by Heather McLeanhttp://antipodefoundation.org/2013/03/28/featured-video-a-buzz-in-my-hub/
Midcentury and Still Modern: Ron Thom and the Allied Arts
Date: Feb 13 2014 - 7:00am - Apr 27 2014 - 2:00pm "Ron Thom was one of Canada's greatest architects, with enduring testaments to [...]
Cosmopolis Toronto: Photographing the world, one Torontonian at a time.
Date: Jan 17 2014 - 4:15pm - Feb 22 2014 - 7:00pmColin Shafer is a social science teacher and photographer whose exhibition Cosmopolis is currently featured [...]
January 2014 Photography Exhibitions at The Ryerson Image Centre
Along with the New Year comes an intriguing medley of photography at The Ryerson Image Centre. Set to launch on January [...]
SPIRIT OF PLACE
A few notes on ethnography, cinema and 3 films by Simone Rapisarda and co- creators. Dara Culhane Professor, Anthropology Co-Curator, [...]
FISH FARM OCCUPATIONS, INJUNCTIONS, AND ARRESTS
Please read and distribute Dear Friends and Colleagues, As you may be aware, three commercial salmon farms located in [...]
ACKNOWLEDGING INDIGENOUS TERRITORY: token gestures? political commitments?
It has become practice over the last 10-15 years, particularly in British Columbia, to open formal and informal gatherings [...]
“The Creation of Meaning” by Simone Rapisarda – a review by Cristina Moretti
It has been several days since I have seen “The Creation of Meaning”, but the view of the mountains [...]
In a Guerrilla Warfare, the One who cheats the Most is the One who leads the Way by Lina Beatriz Pinto García
The following experiment in writing was first presented at the Cuando el Quehacer Investigativo se torna Imaginativo Workshop on October [...]
Supriya Ryan, more experiments from grad school
Supriya Ryan is Graduate student in Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at Simon Fraser University located [...]
Another graduate student experiment from Tanya Boyanova, SFU
Tanya Boyanova, is a student in SA 875: Ethnographic Methodologies: Graduate Seminar, taught by Dara Culhane. This assignment invited [...]
CONVERSATIONS WITH UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: Pacifico, Rapisarda, and Elliott By Lindsey Freeman
CONVERSATIONS WITH UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: Pacifico, Rapisarda, and Elliott By Lindsey Freeman Simone Rapisarda in conversation with Denielle Elliott after [...]
More graduate student projects from A Different Kind of Ethnography
This week on the CIE blog we have a second installation from SFU graduate students using the CIE collection, [...]