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Drawing as Possibility: A Review of Andrew Causey’s Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method

This review, first published in Portuguese by Mana, has been translated and cross-posted here. The author of the review, Karina Kuschnir, describes Andrew Causey’s “how-to” guide on drawing as an ethnographic method as “precious for those who continue to believe that anthropology is possible without abdicating a critical, reflective, and renewed approach.” read more…

  • dateSeptember 5, 2018
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  • posted byAnne
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Some Drawing Exercises, or “Etudes”

Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method, by discussing how drawing is integral to seeing, encourages readers to consider drawing as a legitimate ethnographic method. To further this purpose, then, the book also shows readers how to draw in a way that will enrich their ethnographic research. These drawing exercises, or “Etudes,” are integral to the book and help set it apart. read more…

  • dateNovember 24, 2016
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  • posted byAndrew Causey
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Teaching Culture and Methods to Novice/Non-Anthropologists

Ashley, an eager undergraduate student, arrived to my office exasperated. “My fieldwork isn’t about, like, anything! I must have, like, totally done it wrong.” Ashley had spent the afternoon observing interactions in the waiting room one of Toronto’s upscale tattoo parlours. Her visit was part of an assignment in my second-year linguistic anthropology course, “Culture and Communication.” Introducing undergraduates to ethnographic methods and writing is a highlight of our discipline… read more…

  • dateSeptember 5, 2013
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  • posted byLindsay A. Bell
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