A blog by Experimental Ethnography @ Emory

Click here for Exhibit program & links to each project

 Featuring the original work of 20 Undergraduate Researchers 
  ANT 385W “Experimental Ethnography” (Vidali) 
  150+ hours of interviews and participant-observation research* 
  with over 100 people from all walks of life & …

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A conversation between Dr. Justin Hosbey, assistant professor of Anthropology and co-founder of the Black Ecologies Initiative through the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University, and John Gulledge, PhD Candidate in English at Emory.

Michael Dupont

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A couple summers ago, I joined with two other PhD students in developing a performance-based learning program for kids named The Puck Project. The idea came to us when, as luck would have it, we were having dinner with …

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Unexpectedly Polluted

A Short Ethnographic Reflection on Life during COVID-19

by Mikail Albritton (Emory University, C’22)

During the early days of COVID-19, I wrote a short autoethnographic piece about my trip to the grocery

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Hair Monologues

One Prompt; Three Reflections

by Agastya Vaidya (Emory University, C’22)

I asked three individuals to tell me about their hair and audio recorded their responses. I then crafted a short verbatim performance piece, inspired

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Oh How Routines Have Changed

A Short Ethnographic Piece Inspired by Horace Miner

by Lauren Flamenbaum (Emory University, C’21)


I took field notes as I went grocery shopping in Publix during the early

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A conversation with Dr. Kwame Phillips, co-author of “The People Who Keep on Going”: A Listening Party, Vol. I.


The Futures of Black Radicalism featuring an essay/mixtape by Kwame M. Phillips and Shana L. Redmond entitled “The People

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A Short Ethnographic Theater Piece on Life during COVID-19

by Joy Min (Emory University, C’21)

I’ve recollected some of my experiences in Atlanta, my friends’ experiences from Washington DC, the Bay area,

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Rush Monologues | COVID-19 Shorts

by Aditya Jhaveri (Emory University, C’21)

Introduction: The short ethnographic theater piece is based on interviews with three international students, exploring their experiences in response to the effects of

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Face-Time during COVID-19

A creative nonfiction ethnographic piece inspired by Horace Miner

by Katherine Pitts (Emory University, C’22)

Introduction:  This project was aimed to provide a glimpse into the life of Emory students by promoting

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