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

Resources for new professors

Summer vacations are over, and in the U.S. it is back-to-school time -- with children in classrooms, professors preparing their classes, and college students starting the new semester. This week is my first week of class for the new semester. This is also the time when numerous assistant professors are beginning new positions. Below is … Continue reading Resources for new professors

Call for papers: Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference

Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference 21-23 APRIL 2020 National Wine Centre, Adelaide, Australia Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) is the world’s biggest & longest-standing conference on doctoral education. Held every two years in Adelaide, South Australia, QPR brings together educational researchers, policymakers, university leaders, research students & research degree supervisors for the purpose of better understanding the processes, … Continue reading Call for papers: Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference

Postcard from the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 2019

Last weekend I attended the 15th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The theme of this year’s conference was Qualitative Inquiry in Repressive Times. With activities scheduled from Wednesday morning to Saturday evening – as has become expected, there is something for everyone, including a day in Spanish and … Continue reading Postcard from the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 2019

Doing Autoethnography 2020: Call for Participation

Since the inaugural conference in 2011, participants have gathered to present their work, engage in vibrant discussion, and build relationships at Doing Autoethnography conferences. In 2020, the tradition continues. In order to provide autoethnographers (of all experience levels) the opportunity to present their autoethnographic endeavors and encourage dialogue among scholars across a variety of disciplines, … Continue reading Doing Autoethnography 2020: Call for Participation

Call for papers: New Materialisms

The New Materialist Reconfigurations of Higher Education conference will be held from 2-4 December, 2019 at the University of the Western Cape, Capetown, South Africa. Abstracts are due: 30 April 2019. For further information, click New materialism_2019. For the conference website, click here. Following this conference will be the 3rd South African Deleuze and Guattari … Continue reading Call for papers: New Materialisms

Calls for Papers

There is still time to respond to these calls for papers... Journal articles Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management Using qualitative methods to respond to the changing nature of work Learning Landscapes The role of performances in educational practices Qualitative Market Research Researching family life and consumption: Epistemological challenges and advances Conference presentations The Qualitative … Continue reading Calls for Papers

Postcard from 2019 The Qualitative Report (TQR) Conference

Fort Lauderdale in southern Florida is a great place to be in January! Earlier this month I was very fortunate to attend the 10th TQR conference at Nova Southeastern University.I had the pleasure of meeting qualitative researchers working in the US, Canada, Australia, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, and Scotland. This year, the TQR conference celebrated its 10th … Continue reading Postcard from 2019 The Qualitative Report (TQR) Conference

Responding to peer review

Every now and again, I receive a peer review from an anonymous reviewer that makes me want to give up writing. Fortunately, this does not happen too often, otherwise I may have given up writing a long time ago (some reviewers are tough!). In the most recent instance in which this occurred, I printed out … Continue reading Responding to peer review