Two seminars with Elinor Ochs (UCLA) on the study of home and family life
The kick-off seminars of HOMInG (December 13-14) will be with US anthropologist Elinor Ochs (UCLA). Prof. Ochs will present the substantive findings and the methodological side of a pioneering study on family life, conducted in the homes of LA families by an interdisciplinary team at UCLA Sloan Center on Everyday Lives and Families.
HS_1/016, December 13, 3pm: Elinor Ochs (UCLA), Reconsidering the American Dream (discussants: Giuseppe Sciortino; Francesca Decimo; Ester Gallo)
HS_2/016, December 14, 3pm: Lures and pitfalls of doing research in the home: a conversation with Elinor Ochs (with: Paolo Boccagni, Francesca Decimo, Andrea Brighenti, Ester Gallo)
Book: E. Ochs, T. Kremer-Sadlik (eds.), Fast-Forward Family. Home, Work, and Relationships in Middle-Class America, University of California Press, 2013