Call for proposals: Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference

33rd Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC) June 14-15, 2021 Sponsored by the University of Nevada at Las Vegas' (UNLV) College of Education, we invite scholars to participate in the conference by presenting research projects among a broad spectrum of topics. Employment of traditional ethnographic and qualitative research projects provides the common thread for … Continue reading Call for proposals: Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference

2021 Visual Sociology and Visual Methodology Awards: Call for nominations

May 1, 2021 is the deadline for submitting nominations for the International Visual Association's (IVSA) 2021 Rieger and Prosser Awards. Rieger Awards are for outstanding work in visual sociology (as a thesis/dissertation or as a project/paper) by graduate students. Prosser Awards are for outstanding work in visual methodologies by beginning scholars. AWARDS: Award winners for … Continue reading 2021 Visual Sociology and Visual Methodology Awards: Call for nominations

Exploring phenomenology

Much qualitative research is based on fundamental assumptions of phenomenology, even though this may not be acknowledged by researchers. Unfortunately, novice researchers sometimes assume that this means that any research study that examines human experience is “phenomenology.” Not so. There are many forms of phenomenological inquiry inspired by different philosophical strands of thought. Melissa Freeman’s … Continue reading Exploring phenomenology