Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture presented by Paul Willis
"Renewing Ethnography: A Resource of Hope"
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall
Date/Time: 03/09/11 at 4:30 pm - 03/09/11 at 5:30 pm
Paul Willis is an ethnographer and theorist of lived culture and experience in a variety of contexts from informal to formal settings. After retiring last summer from the Keele Management School in the UK, he joined the Princeton faculty as lecturer with the rank of professor in sociology. Willis is the author of "Learning to Labor", "Profane Culture", and "The Ethnographic Imagination", among other books. He is the joint founder and co-editor of the international journal, "Ethnography", which is now based at Princeton. He is currently working on a variety of topics to do with reconnecting a concern with identity and culture to economic structure.