SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM


Session 121: Illuminating the Social Through Institutional Ethnography
Room: Fifth Avenue Suite

Sponsor: Institutional Ethnography

Organizer: Marjorie DeVault, Syracuse University (Emerita)

Presider: Liza McCoy, University of Calgary


“Materialist Matters: Revisiting the Social Ontology of Institutional Ethnography,” Liza McCoy, University of Calgary

“What I Learned about Canvassing,” Paul C. Luken, University of West Georgia and Timothy Diamond, Retired

“The Ruling of Weight: An Institutional Ethnographic Exploration of Young People’s Experiences Growing up in Bodies Labelled as Overweight or Obese,” Alexa Rae Ferdinands, University of Alberta

“How Youth Banning Policies Shape the Lived Experiences of Homeless Youth,” Cynthia Puddu, MacEwan University

“On the Possibilities of an Institutional Ethnography of Noise,” Eric Mykhalovskiy, York University

“Rare Patient Healthwork in British Columbia,” Manda Ann Roddick, University of Victoria