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Thursday, October 27 • 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Ethnography and the Arts: Reports from the mediated field

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This pop-up exhibition, curated by Yelena Gluzman, presents ethnographic projects that engage deeply with arts practices. By working with ideas and techniques from sculpture, performance, sound composition, experimental film and video, and photography, these ethnographic projects explore possibilities for reflexive, speculative, activist, collaborative and community-based ethnography.

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Caity Fares

Adjunct Faculty, Art Institute of California, San Diego and San Diego City College
Caity Fares is a visual artist and educator living in San Diego, California. She uses digital and analog cameras to create traditional portraits and builds handmade cameras out of discarded materials to make experimental landscapes. Caity has exhibited work in the states and abroad... Read More →
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Christian Doll

Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, University of California, Davis
My research analyzes state-making and futurity in South Sudan by looking at official projects and everyday activities in South Sudan's capital city, Juba. I have conducted fieldwork in South Sudan since 2012 and am currently writing my dissertation. I experiment with the use and... Read More →
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Cristina Visperas

Ph.D. Candidate in Communication and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego
Cristina Visperas is a PhD candidate in the Communication Department and the Science Studies Program at UC San Diego, and a pre-doctoral fellow with the American Association of University Women. From 2014-2016, she was managing editor of the journal, Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience... Read More →
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Erika Barbosa

Ph.D. Student in Visual Art Practice, University of California, San Diego
Erika is a social practice artist and researcher. She works through ethnographic methods to examine constructions of race, gender and class as they shape everyday performances of power in diverse communities. Currently, she is a focused on television's construction and circulation... Read More →
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Joan Donovan

Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics
Joan’s research deals with the ways that people incorporate and repurpose everyday technologies to meet social and political ends. Protesters are especially adept at using available technologies to mobilize for social change. Joan’s currently working on projects related to mobile... Read More →
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Kara Wentworth

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, San Diego
Kara Wentworth is an interdisciplinary scholar whose work straddles anthropology, science and technology studies, communication and cultural studies.  Building on feminist engagements with science and technology, her work asks questions about the politics of knowledge and difference... Read More →
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Nathalie Reid

Writer, Association of College & Research Libraries' Choice Magazine and Library Journal
Nathalie Reid has an MA in Sociology from Concordia University and an MLIS from McGill University. She has published on the use of social media by non-profit organizations.
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Roshanak Kheshti

Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies and Affiliate Faculty in Critical Gender Studies, University of California, San Diego
Roshanak Kheshti is associate professor of ethnic studies and affiliate faculty in the Critical Gender Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego, and associate editor of the Journal of Popular Music Studies. She is the author of Switched on Bach (Bloomsbury Academic... Read More →
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Sarah Klein

Ph.D. Candidate in Communication and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego
Sarah Klein works on how methods travel across time and space. Her current research explores how cognitive science experiments are designed, performed, and understood by their researchers and subjects. Her work brings together ethnography, ethnomethodology, and performance-collaboration... Read More →
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Vera Khovanskaya

Ph.D. Candidate in Information Science, Cornell University
Vera Khovanskaya is a 3rd year PhD student in Information Science at Cornell university. She studies how values and social implications are built into technology through technical decision-making, and develops methods to identify and alter underlying values in technology. She is currently... Read More →

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Yelena Gluzman

Ph.D. Candidate in Communication and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego
Talk to me about documenting performance, about theater as theory, about theory as method, about science as practice, about critical cognitive science, about pedagogy as not-knowing, about Feminist Theory Theater (FTT!).

Thursday October 27, 2016 6:15pm - 7:30pm PDT
iHouse Great Hall