Middle East Studies

Webinar | Workshop | Creative Ethnographic Methods in the Middle East

Creative Ethnographic event poster. October 20 at 12:00 pm on zoom

Friday, October 20, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Zoom Workshop - Registration Required 

About the Event
Hosting four panelists working with different communities of the Middle East, this webinar will unravel diverse uses of creative and experimental methods in anthropology beyond the conventional modes of academic writing – such as poetry, graphic novel and documentary. Through examples from the panelists’ works, the webinar will explicate how using such methods facilitate and complicate ethnographic knowledge production. It will also provide insights to people interested in utilizing creative methods in their analytical thinking.


Virtual Event

About the Organizer 
Fulya Pinar, Brown University 

About the Panelists
Nayrouz Abu Hatoum, Concordia University 
Lana Askari, University of Amsterdam 
Sherine Hamdy
, University of California, Irvine  (ethnographic graphic novel)
Leah Zani, public anthropologist, author, and poet (ethnographic poetry)