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© Kathryn A Gillespie, 2019
Kathryn A Gillespie
University of Washington
For a Politicized Multispecies Ethnography
Reflections on a Feminist Geographic Pedagogical Experiment
Vol 5 (2019)
Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
Published: Sep 22, 2019
This article reflects on the process of designing and teaching an undergraduate course on multispecies ethnography as methodology. Framed through an explicitly geographical, feminist, and politicized lens, the course offered an opportunity to reflect on the ethical complexities of multispecies ethnography, as well as its transformative political potential. The article uses excerpts from student ethnographies to illustrate ideas about geography, positionality, emotion, and embodiment in multispecies ethnography and contributes to literatures on multispecies pedagogies and ethnography.