Update on ICQI 2021

Seventeenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry19-22 May 2021Theme: Collaborative Futures in Qualitative Inquiry The Organizing Committee of ICQI 2021 has been carefully evaluating how COVID-19 may impact the 2021 Congress meetings, including various forms of engagement (sessions, workshops, publisher exhibits, etc.) and delivery (face-to-face, hybrid, virtual). After much consideration, the planning committee has announced that they … Continue reading Update on ICQI 2021

ICQI 2020 Lifetime Achievement and Special Career Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award Committee for the International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry is pleased to announce the selection of KIM ETHERINGTON as recipient of the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award in Qualitative Inquiry for his lifetime contributions to the methods, theory, practice, and dissemination of qualitative inquiry. Professor Etherington is an Emeritus Professor of Narrative and … Continue reading ICQI 2020 Lifetime Achievement and Special Career Awards

Culturally responsive approaches to focus groups

Jori N. Hall's recently published book, Focus groups: Culturally responsive approaches for qualitative inquiry and program evaluation (2020) is a timely and much-needed contribution to the literature on focus groups. Sociologist Robert Merton and his colleagues (Merton, Fiske, & Kendall, 1990) introduced the term "focused interview" in 1940s research on participants’ responses to watching a … Continue reading Culturally responsive approaches to focus groups

Grants for students: #ResearchforChange

The Qualitative Data Analysis software company that makes MAXQDA is offering three students/PhD candidates the $1,600 USD #ResearchforChange Grant to support their fieldwork  on sustainability and sustainable development research projects. The deadline to apply is May 27th, 2020 and further information on how to apply can be found at http://www.maxqda.com/grants. For more information see Grants-Flyer … Continue reading Grants for students: #ResearchforChange

Digital Archiving of Qualitative Research Projects

Recently, Dr. Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository at Syracuse University, visited with my class and me at the University of Georgia via an online meeting room to talk about digital archiving and sharing of qualitative research projects. Although I've been reading about this for some time, his presentation reminded me of … Continue reading Digital Archiving of Qualitative Research Projects

Project Muse providing free content during COVID-19 health crisis

In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform. With many higher education institutions moving into an exclusively online learning environment for the foreseeable future, Project MUSE hopes that easy … Continue reading Project Muse providing free content during COVID-19 health crisis

Call for Proposals: International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

When: January 1-4, 2021 Where: Dolphin Beach Resort, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA The Dolphin Beach Resort has hosted four conferences since 1990 foregrounding autoethnographic and narrative scholarship. In 2021, the Resort will be the host location for a fifth conference, the International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative (ISAN). ISAN seeks to provide scholars and … Continue reading Call for Proposals: International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

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 For a short screencast on the programs, click HERE. Applications for the PhD program are due by January 1, 2020. Applications for the Online IQS … Continue reading For those interested in learning more about qualitative research

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!