Spring 2016 Seminar on Sensory Ethnography

The Studio for Ethnographic Design is pleased to present a seminar on sensory ethnography. The event features Kathleen Stewart (UT Austin), Marina Peterson (Ohio University), Lesley Stern (UCSD), Cristina Rivera-Garza (UCSD) and Katrin Pesch (UCSD).

The seminar will be held Friday May 6th  from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in SME 408.

To attend this event, please RSVP to Elana Zilberg (ezilberg@ucsd.edu) by May 4th.

Authors will be reading from their own work. Each author has selected an article or essay to accompany their presentations.  These readings will serve as provocations for our discussion about the sensory, sentient, and sensorial in ethnographic practice and writing.

Please find the readings for the seminar below.

Bogost, Ian. “Carpentry” from Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thingy. Bogost PDF

Zardini, Mirko. Excerpts from Sense of the City. Zardini PDF

Ingold, Timothy. “Worlds of sense and sensing the world: a response to Sarah Pink and David Howes” Ingold PDF

Latour, Bruno “An Attempt at a Compositionist Manifesto.” Latour PDF

Helen McDonald. “Flight Paths.” The New York Times Magazine.  May 15, 2015.

Joshua Edwards and Tom Persinger. “Photobook Interview: Joshua Edwards, Photographs Taken at One-Hour Intervals…” f295. August 4, 2014.