Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

The Queen’s Feminist Ethnography Network

The Queen’s Feminist Ethnography Network supports the study and practice of feminist ethnography and related modes of feminist social research. The network exists to connect participating faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students at Queen’s University. QFEN sponsors gatherings and workshops for participants and public events for the university, and maintains an updated list of Queen’s University courses that teach feminist ethnography and related topics.

Feminist Ethnography gathering with Dana-Ain Davis & Christa Craven


Conversation with Kamari Clarke

March 1, 2018

Dr. Kamari Clarke (Carleton University) conducts anthropological research on legal institutions, human rights and international law, religious nationalism and the politics of globalization. After presenting a public lecture for Studies in National International Development, entitled “The Road to the International Criminal Court and the Underneath of Things,” she took time or an informal conversation with QFEN graduate students about their research. Many thanks to Dr. Clarke for offering the time to provide insight and inspiration to our students!
Kamari Clarke and students March 2018


“New Directions in Feminist Ethnography” with Dána-Ain Davis and Christa Craven

March 10, 2017

As QFEN’s inaugural event, Dr. Dána-Ain Davis (City University of New York / Queen’s College) and Dr. Christa Craven (College of Wooster) presented a public lecture based on their book Feminist Ethnography: Thinking Through Methodologies, Challenges, and Possibilities (2016) The event was followed by a lunchtime conversation among Davis, Craven, and Queen’s graduate students and faculty about supporting feminist ethnography at Queen’s. This lively talk generated a host of ideas for our emergent network, and the organizers were deeply appreciative to our guests for their inspiration and enthusiasm for QFEN.
Davis Craven Poster March 10 2017 Christa Scott and Dana at Ethnography event


Faculty may submit syllabi for courses that teach feminist ethnography and related topics. This list is updated continuously as syllabi arrive.

Students: If you know of a course that teaches feminist ethnography and that you would like to include here, please invite the instructor to contact Dr. Scott Morgensen or Dr. Liz Brulé.