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Archive: May 2020 (2 Posts)

A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

On Remote Fieldwork and “Shifting Gears”

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

I find inspiration in anthropologist Ulf Hannerz’s characterization of ethnography as ‘the art of the possible’ and take from it the idea of doing the best with what you got. During this time when physical distancing is not only mandatory, but also compassionate, the ways in which we have tended to proceed in setting up …