Evidence, Replication, and Ethics in Ethnographic Research

Colloquium | February 28 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Simon Hall, 297, Goldberg Room

 Steven Lubet, Williams Memorial Professor of Law, Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law; Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley

 Calvin Morrill, Stefan A. Riesenfeld Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean for Jurisprudence and Social Policy, UC Berkeley

 Center for Ethnographic Research

This special event will feature Steven Lubet, author of Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters, and Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, author of several ethnographies, most recently Burning Dislike: Ethnic Violence in High Schools. Lubet and Sánchez-Jankowski will discuss what counts as evidence in ethnographic research and whether replication is possible or desired, as well as considering the ethics of ethnographic research and writing.

 CA, sollars@berkeley.edu, 5106422337