In Conversation with Dorothy Smith

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
TG06 Institutional Ethnography (host committee)

Language: English

Dorothy Smith’s writings are foundational for institutional ethnography, and her still-evolving work continues to inform the ongoing development of this shared project of inquiry. This invited session features Dorothy Smith in conversation with three institutional ethnographers (Colin Hastings, Kamini Maraj Grahame, Frank Wang) who will discuss specific aspects of Smith’s past work that they have taken up or extended through their own research. Dorothy Smith will also speak about what she is doing in her current work.
Session Organizer:
Liza MCCOY, University of Calgary, Canada
Marjorie DEVAULT, Syracuse University, USA
Oral Presentations
Transnational Fieldwork: Problems and Possibilities
Kamini GRAHAME, Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg, USA
IE As a Political Activist Approach in Chinese Culture
Frank WANG, Graduate Institute of Social Work, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Exploring Words As People's Practice
Dorothy SMITH, University of Victoria, Canada