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Friday, October 28 • 3:00pm - 4:50pm
What is an Ethnocharette?

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ethnocharrette: a collaborative session of intense activity in which design thinking and methods are used to interrogate and explore ethnographic concerns

From its inception in 2005, one of the core projects of the Center for Ethnography at UC Irvine has been to experiment with how studio settings and design processes might be usefully built into the various phases of ethnographic inquiry, and tailored to its specificities. The staging of para-sites in the pedagogy of dissertation projects has been one such endeavor.

Join Keith Murphy, the co-founder of this pedagogic tool, to learn about the logic behind ethnocharettes, and engage in some hands-on example activities.

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Keith Murphy

Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
I’m a linguistic and sociocultural anthropologist, and a fair amount of my work explores the relationship between language, material culture, and human experience. For a long time now I’ve been interested in the social, political, and cultural sides of design and designing... Read More →

Friday October 28, 2016 3:00pm - 4:50pm PDT
MCC 201