Course Schedule Hand-Out

Wednesday 17 October
Introduction to course 13.15 – 18.00

Location (click to access map):
Room number 7440, lunchroom
Department of Social Anthropology
Dragvoll Campus

1.15 – 14.30 Session 1

Welcome: From Ethnoscapes to Screenscapes

  • Participant introductions
  • Course outline

Arthur Mason & Marcel LaFlamme


Arjun Appadurai. 1996. “Disjuncture and Difference…” in Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

David Westbrook. 2009. Selections in Navigators of the Contemporary: Why Ethnography Matters. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell, editors. 2017. The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography. Routledge Press.

Celia Lury, Nina Wakeford, editors. 2013. Inventive Methods: The Happening of the Social. Routledge Press.

Mats Alvesson and Dan Kärreman, 2011. Qualitative Research and Theory Development: Mystery as Method. Sage.



14.30 – 16.00 Session 2

Lecture with Q & A discussion

  • Presenter – Arthur Mason
  • Title – Making Progress through Ethnographic Inquiry


Juliane Rebentisch. 2012. Intermediality, in Aesthetics of Installation Art. Sternberg Press.

Pierre Bourdieu. 1991. Introduction; The Break, in The Craft of Sociology: Epistemological Preliminaries. De Gruyter. Pp. 3-33.

Dominic Boyer. 2013. News Journalism Today; Screenwork and Attentional Practices, in The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Pp. 1- 47.

James Clifford. 2013. Prologue; Indigenous Articulations, in Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century. Harvard University Press. Pp. 1 – 90.



16.00 – 16.30 coffee break



16.30 – 18.00 Session 3

Lecture with Q & A discussion

  • Presenter – Marcel LaFlamme
  • Title – Ethnographic Data across the Research Cycle


Sword, H., et al. 2018. Seven Ways of Looking at a Data Set. Qualitative Inquiry 24, no. 7: 499–508.

Law, J., and E. Ruppert. 2013. The Social Life of Methods: Devices. Journal of Cultural Economy 6, no. 3: 229–40.

Ottenberg, S. 1990. Thirty Years of Fieldnotes: Changing Relationships to the Text in Roger Sanjek (ed) Fieldnotes: The Makings of Anthropology, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. Pp. 139–60.

Nafus, D. 2018. Working Ethnographically with Sensor Data, in Hannah Knox and Dawn Nafus (eds), Ethnography for a Data Saturated World. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Nielsen, M. 2018. Dialogic Aesthetics: Notes and Nodes in Analogical Software Coding, in Morten Nielsen and Nigel Rapport (eds) The Composition of Anthropology. New York: Routledge. Pp. 138–54.

Murillo, R. and L. Felipe. 2018. What Does ‘Open Data’ Mean for Ethnographic Research? American Anthropologist 120, no. 3: 577–82.


19.30 Dinner Get-Together @

Benja Siam Thai Restaurant