The Ethnography Lab at the University of Denver serves as an intellectual hub for researchers, students and members of the wider community pursuing ethnographical study. Offering innovative learning experiences for students and a range of resources for scholars, the Ethnography Lab supports a wide network of academic and community institutions and practicioners, spearheaded by the considerable expertise of individuals and centers across the DU campus.

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Funding & Support

The Center for Innovation in the Liberal and Creative Arts (CILCA) has supported DUEL since its inception. Learn more about CILCA and how it supports us.

The Rosenberry Fund supported the dissemination of the work of DUEL through a travel grant to present “An Interdisciplinary Ethnography Lab as a Catalyst for Student, Faculty, and Community Collaborations” at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference (March 2020), and the International Writing Across the Curriculum Annual Conference (June 2020).

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Dean’s Award for Interdisciplinary Scholarship (DAIS) supported the “Writing Across the Disciplines through Campus Ethnography” project (Spring 2020–Spring 2021).

The Center for Community Engagement to Advance Scholarship (CCESL) supported anthropology students Zoi Johns and Gabrielle Hyde with a DU Grand Challenges ACE Student Scholarship Grant for their project "Human Rights for the Hands that Feed Us", with Kassandra Neiss from Front Line Farming as Community Partner, and Alejandro Cerón as Faculty Partner (Fall 2020–Spring 2021).

The Center for Community Engagement to Advance Scholarship's (CCESL) Student Fellow program is supporting anthropology graduate student Penske McCormack's work developing an online collection and a virtual exhibit aimed at disseminating farmworkers' stories, in collaboration with Project Protect Food Systems Workers (Spring 2021 -- Fall 2021).

The University of Denver's Professional Research Opportunities for Faculty (PROF) fund is supporting the project “The lives of agricultural workers in Colorado: an exploration of intersectionality and public health inequities” (Co-PIs Alison Krögel and Alejandro Cerón; Summer 2021 -- Spring 2023).


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