Dr. Alison Marshall will cover the challenges of getting ethics approval for ethnographic research, as well as methods for choosing research questions, and locating, defining, documenting, organizing and writing up results of religion in the field.
Join us for an evening of soulful jazz and worship in Grebel's Chapel. All are welcome!
Hear about ethnographer Alex Rosenblat’s firsthand experience of riding over 5,000 miles with Uber drivers, daily visits to online forums, and face-to-face discussions with senior Uber employees. Uberland goes beyond the headlines to reveal the complicated politics of popular technologies that are manipulating both workers and consumers.
Do alliances curb efforts by states to develop nuclear weapons? Alexander Lanoszka's Atomic Assurance looks at what makes alliances sufficiently credible to prevent nuclear proliferation; how alliances can break down and so encourage nuclear proliferation; and whether security guarantors like the United States can use alliance ties to end the nuclear efforts of their allies.
In June 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favour of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a same-sex wedding reception. There is a lively debate about what counts as denying "the same cake" to different customers. In this talk. John Corvino explores that question against the background of sexual-orientation discrimination in the United States and elsewhere.
The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents Maria Campbell, Cree-Métis writer, playwright, filmmaker, scholar, teacher and elder. Campbell’s memoir Halfbreed (1973) is regarded as a foundational piece of Indigenous literature in Canada for its attention to the discrimination, oppression and poverty that some Métis women (and other Indigenous people) experience in Canada.