Chicago Ethnography Conference 2023

The Department of Sociology at Loyola University Chicago is proud to be the host of the 2023 Chicago Ethnography Conference. The conference will be held in person on April 15, 2023. The theme for this year’s conference is: Interdisciplinary Ethnography in a Post Pandemic World 

The submission portal for the 2023 Chicago Ethnography Conference is now open. Students in all academic disciplines are invited to present their original ethnographic research. Papers can be based on a variety of ethnographic methods, including but not limited to field observation, in-depth interviews, focus group interviews, auto-ethnography, visual ethnography, participant observation, and other forms of qualitative research. We welcome presentations on works in all stages of development. Submissions are due by February 15th, 2023.

The 2022 Chicago Ethnography Conference was hosted by the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The conference took place virtually on Saturday April 2, 2022 and features keynotes from Dr. Jessica Calarco and Dr. Mario Luis Small, who graciously allowed us to post recordings of their talks here.

Dr. Jessica Calarco on “Finding Your Question When You’ve Already Found Your Answer: A Jeopardy-Style Approach to Qualitative Research”

Dr. Mario Luis Small “On the Politics of Representation in Ethnographic Research”