Fall 2013

All events begin at 4:30 in the Religion Department lounge. For events followed by dinner, please RSVP a week in advance to Leslie Ribovich at ribovich@princeton.edu. Works in progress will be circulated via email.

Monday, 9/23, Faculty discussion: Carol Greenhouse (Princeton, Anthropology) and Jeffrey Stout (Princeton, Religion) on the ethnography of democracy; interviewer: Bridget Purcell

followed by dinner at 6pm in the Religion Department lounge

Monday, 10/14, Faculty discussion: Paul Willis (Princeton, Sociology), “Ethnography, Contradiction, and Representation;” moderator: Leslie Ribovich

followed by dinner at 6pm in the Religion Department lounge

Monday, 11/11, Faculty discussion: Janet Vertesi (Princeton, Sociology), on the ethnography of science, technology, and organization, with a focus on her ethnography of NASA and the Mars Rover; interviewer: Heba Gowayed

followed by dinner at 6pm in the Religion Department lounge

Wednesday, 11/13, Graduate student work in progress: Joanne Golann (Princeton, Sociology) on charter schools

Monday, 11/18, Faculty discussion: Joshua Dubler (University of Rochester, Religion and Classics) on doing ethnography from his training in a religion department and his work at Graterford prison; interviewer: Kijan Maxam

followed by dinner at 6pm in the Religion Department lounge

Wednesday, 12/11, Graduate student work in progress: Kijan Maxam (Princeton, Religion) on religious life in Jamaica