Conferences and Events


Past Events


October 20, 2017 | Book Launch – Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters

Prominent panelists joined professors Steven Lubet and Gary Alan Fine for the Interrogating Ethnography Book Launch conference that explored how the law’s approach to evidence can bring greater certainty to ethnography. The two-day conference was divided into three sessions, please select a link below to view the video recording.

Friday, October 20 – Author Meets Critics  (video)

Presider: Gary Alan Fine, Northwestern University; Presenters: Philip Cohen, University of Maryland; Colin Jerolmack, New York University; Shamus Khan, Columbia University; Mary Pattillo, Northwestern University; Responder: Steven Lubet, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Saturday, October 21, Part 1 – Ethnographic Evidence (video)

Presider: Deborah Tuerkheimer, Northwestern University; Presenters: Philip Cohen, University of Maryland; Mary Pattillo, Northwestern University, Steve Mills, Pro Publica; Christena Nippert-Eng, Indiana University; Claudio Benzecry, Northwestern University

Saturday, October 21, Part 2 – Ethnography, Ethics, & Law (video)

Presider: Juliet Sorensen, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law; Presenters: Peter Moskos, John Jay College, CUNY; Robert Nelson, Northwestern University/American Bar Foundation; Shamus Khan, Columbia University; Colin Jerolmack, New York University; Gary Alan Fine, Northwestern University