For those interested in learning more about qualitative research

Applications to the following programs at the University of Georgia for Fall 2020 are now open: Online Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Certificate program The Phd in Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies Applications for the PhD program are due by January 1, 2020. Applications for the Online IQS program are due by April 15, 2020.

Academic writing month starts tomorrow!

November is Academic Writing Month: What are you going to work on? This past week I’ve been participating in a 14-Day Writing Challenge with the National Center for Faulty Development and Diversity. The idea here is to log in every day, set a timer, and start writing. Participants are encouraged to read others’ comments and … Continue reading Academic writing month starts tomorrow!

Guidance for doing archival research

Archival collections are typically considered the preserve of historians. Yet, qualitative researchers can make use of archival collections to supplement ongoing research, explore methodological issues, or conduct a secondary analysis of archived data sets. But how might one go about entering the archives?  This question is addressed by the book: The Archive Project: Archival Research … Continue reading Guidance for doing archival research

Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve’s book, Crook County: Racism and injustice in America’s largest criminal court, examines the work of the justice system as carried out in the largest criminal court in the US, Chicago-Cook County. In five devastating chapters, the author provides story after story as evidence supporting the key idea in the book: the justice … Continue reading Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods

Call for nominations: AERA 2020 Outstanding Qualitative Research Book Award

For those scholars in education, please consider nominating recently published books on qualitative research to the American Educational Research Association's  (AERA)  Qualitative Research Special Interest Group's 2020 Oustanding Qualitative Research Book award. The Qualitative Research SIG invites nominations for the Outstanding Book Award for significant contributions to methodology of qualitative educational research. The Qualitative Research … Continue reading Call for nominations: AERA 2020 Outstanding Qualitative Research Book Award

Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

The Southeast Philosophy of Education Society (SEPES) invites you to submit proposals for our 72nd Annual Meeting. This meeting will be held on February 21-22, 2020 in Athens, GA. SEPES has a tradition of providing a friendly forum for dialogue and the exchange of philosophical ideas related to a broad variety of educational topics. We welcome presentations from graduate … Continue reading Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

Call for nominations: ICQI 2020 Outstanding Book Award

This award is conferred annually to a member of the qualitative and ethnographic community who has published the English-language book that best represents an important contribution to qualitative inquiry. Eligible books should not be edited books or anthologies. They should be single or co-authored. They will use and advance qualitative methods to investigate any topic … Continue reading Call for nominations: ICQI 2020 Outstanding Book Award

Research grant for early career scholars

QSR International (the developers of NVivo) and the International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) are offering a research grant of US$25,000 over two years. To be eligible to apply you: *       must have been awarded your PhD in 2011 or later; *       must have an academic appointment at an institution of higher education; *       must … Continue reading Research grant for early career scholars

Call for abstracts: Visual sociology

IV  ISA  Forum of Sociology "Challenges of the 21st Century" Porto Alegre, Brazil. July 14-18, 2020 The International Sociology Association (ISA) and Research Committee 57: "VISUAL SOCIOLOGY" invite abstracts (300 words) for presentations at the  IV  ISA Forum of Sociology, to be held in  Porto Alegre, Brazil. July 14-18, 2020. Sessions: Borders, Boundaries, Walls, and … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Visual sociology