Seeing and Asking: The Art of Interviewing for Research

Led by Anthony Bak Buccitelli, Associate Professor of American Studies and Communications; Ralph Godbolt, Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies; and Raven Haymond and Jaimie Kinsley, Ph.D. Students in American Studies

Applied widely across the humanities and social sciences, ethnographic approaches to the study of culture encompass a wide variety of qualitative research methods. This workshop will provide introductory training in the requisite skills and concepts that define ethnographic practice, and offer opportunities to apply these skills through hands-on exercises.

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Instructor Bio ~

Anthony Bak Buccitelli is Associate Professor of American Studies and Communications, and Director of the Pennsylvania Center for Folklore at the Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. He is the author of the book City of Neighborhoods: Memory, Folklore, and Ethnic Place in Boston (2016, University of Wisconsin Press) and editor of Race and Ethnicity in Digital Culture: Our Changing Traditions, Impressions, and Expressions in a Mediated World (2017, Praeger Books). His research has appeared in the Journal of American Folklore, Oral History, Western Folklore, Culture and Religion, and Cultural Analysis.