“Walk Like a Fish” by Alexandra Horowitz

An interesting way to think about observing: NOBODY in their right mind visits Midtown Manhattan during the holidays. The reason is simple: everyone, it seems, is in Midtown Manhattan during the holidays. Drawn to the scene like lacewings to streetlights, tourists jam the sidewalks, the crowds slow-moving, veering, shopping-bag-laden, and only vaguely walking forward. New Yorkers ...

Ethnography Beyond Text and Print

Are you thinking about encouraging your students to move beyond print for their ethnographic inquiry research projects? Check out Wendy Hsu’s piece in Ethnography Matters: Ethnography Beyond Text and Print: How the digital can transform ethnographic expressions