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

Teaching Qualitative Inquiry

There are numerous ways to learn how to teach qualitative research methods. Prior to the advent of formal coursework, scholars were quite literally assigned to develop and teach coursework on qualitative methods that they had not taken themselves. Over the last 20 years, however, qualitative scholars have been generous in sharing resources to do with … Continue reading Teaching Qualitative Inquiry

Call for papers: Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference 2021

Abstract Submission Portal open now  https://icsevents.eventsair.com/tq-2021/abstract-submission  For more information on the conference, click https://tq-2021.ok.ubc.ca   Abstracts are due on or before April 15, 2021 at 23:59 Pacific Daylight Time.   Early Bird deadline for registrations is June 4, 2021 at 23:59 Pacific Daylight Time  North America, July 5, 2021- Keynotes: David Morgan and Luca Berardi Latin America, July 5, 2021 - includes 3 levels of ATLAS.ti workshops  Scandinavia, July 6, 2021 - Keynote: Marit Kirkevold UK and … Continue reading Call for papers: Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference 2021

Call for papers: Critical Autoethnography Virtual Conference

Dear CAE community:We are happy to announce that in 2021 we will be hosting an online gathering of the Critical Autoethnography conference on September 30th & October 1st 2021!In the enchanting children's poem, “Bubbles,” Carl Sandburg captures the magic of a moment of self and other in shared experience:Two bubbles found they had rainbows on … Continue reading Call for papers: Critical Autoethnography Virtual Conference

“Theory” and “grounded theory”

Conducting a “true” grounded theory (if there such a thing) in which the researcher develops a “grounded theory” about a topic is very challenging. As originally construed by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss (1967), a grounded theory study attends to theoretical sampling, along with simultaneous data collection and analysis. Studies often involve larger numbers of … Continue reading “Theory” and “grounded theory”

Thinking Qualitative Conference

The University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), in agreement with the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM),  is pleased to present the re-imagined 20th Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference (TQ). TQ will be held world–wide July 5-9, 2021.   This year, IIQM’s Qualitative Methods Conference has been combined with TQ. The program includes all of the usual features of TQ plus opportunities to present oral papers.  The conference … Continue reading Thinking Qualitative Conference

Call for abstracts: Cultural Studies↔Critical Methodologies

 Special Issue - Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (Re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup AttemptSpecial Issue Editors:Erica B. Edwards, Wayne State UniversityJennifer Esposito, Georgia State UniversityOn January 6, 2021, much of the world watched in horror as Trump supporters, fueled by his continued false and divisive rhetoric, stormed the … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Cultural Studies↔Critical Methodologies

Call for Papers: Thresholds in Education Special Issue

Topic: Special Education: Inclusive Pedagogy & Online Learning in the Era of the “New Normal" Thresholds in Education (originally Thresholds in Secondary Education) was first published in 1975 by faculty members at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Their intention was to “explore fresh ideas and viewpoints that may become the pathways to the future,” and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Thresholds in Education Special Issue