Tag Archives: Fieldwork

The Fieldwork Visceral

The Fieldwork Visceral Fieldwork. Those of us who have done it—or are in it—all remember the panicked emails we sent to our advisors, the bits…

Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…

Navigating Bureaucracy During Fieldwork

Navigating Bureaucracy: Legal Constraints and Professional Transformations During Fieldwork As a unique, contextual and exclusive form of representation, ethnography is inextricably tied to the subjectivity…

Staying Safe During Fieldwork

Safety in the Field In August 2013, a former study abroad student published a report on her experiences with sexual violence in India that sparked…