Methods to Mind: Long or Short Term Approaches to Ethnographic Research

The following post from culturnicity got me thinking about the ongoing grudge match between those who demand a year in the field [imagine someone with a long beard in an arm-chair saying "to record a full record of experiences during the ecological annum"] compared to those who are more focused on the content and outcomes of the … Continue reading Methods to Mind: Long or Short Term Approaches to Ethnographic Research

Changes at Ethnography.com, and an Invitation to Blog

If anyone has paid close attention, which we doubt, to the “masthead” at Ethnography.com, you will have noticed some changes.  Our founder and Czar, Mark Dawson, has been kicked upstairs, and is now, “Czar Emeritus. “ So after stints in California, Iraq, Alaska, Afghanistan, and Florida Mark is now reigning from an undisclosed location where … Continue reading Changes at Ethnography.com, and an Invitation to Blog

This Week in Ethnography: Second Digital Ethnography Week _ Trento 17-21 sept. 2012

There is not much to report in "This Week in Ethnography", a segment I am inventing as a means of reporting on the global pulse of this most important subject.  The one item that jumped out of my feeds at me was that I missed the application deadline (of July 22, 2012) for the: Second Digital … Continue reading This Week in Ethnography: Second Digital Ethnography Week _ Trento 17-21 sept. 2012

Another Definition of “Culture”—Chinese Version!

I am travelling in China, and here found yet another definition of the word “culture.” I thought that this definition might be worth posting on Ethnography.com where Googling Anthro 101 students seeking to write that obligatory “write and discuss the meaning of culture” essay might land! So here is a Chinese definition to add to … Continue reading Another Definition of “Culture”—Chinese Version!