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

Danger! Danger! Publishing perils!

Most readers will be familiar with predatory journals and avoid publishing in these. Recently I learned about “hijacked journals” – another peril facing those who hope to publish. Here, a fake website emulates a legitimate journal, taking on the same or similar to the legitimate journals in order to take in manuscripts to be published … Continue reading Danger! Danger! Publishing perils!

Opportunities for arts-based researchers

It takes a lot of work to keep a journal running. The journal Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary is taking a break from accepting submissions, and has called for volunteers to support the journal with a variety of activities. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn, grow and support arts-based research. For more details, see the … Continue reading Opportunities for arts-based researchers

Personal narratives and performance pedagogy

Performance ethnography has been practiced and discussed by scholars who use a variety of ethnographic approaches to research, spanning ethnography, critical ethnography, and autoethnography (Denzin, 2018; Madison, 2005, 2008; Spry, 2016). In performance ethnographies, data from research studies are transformed into performances. Joni Jones (2002) outlines 6 principles underlying her approach to this work. These … Continue reading Personal narratives and performance pedagogy

Opportunities to learn about photovoice

Below, you'll find some information concerning a conference and workshop, and online courses on photovoice. Conference and workshop on Photovoice Where: Ball State University, Indiana  When: Workshop: June 4-5 and Conference: June 6, 2020.  The purpose of this conference is to bring together scholars currently engaged in better understanding and using the photovoice methodology to … Continue reading Opportunities to learn about photovoice

Call for proposals: History of Education Society 2020

2020 Annual Meeting Where: Baltimore, Maryland When: November 5-8, 2020 CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Program Committee for the 2020 Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society invites proposals on all topics related to the history of education, in any period or nation, and especially proposals that cross cultures, periods, or national boundaries. The 2020 … Continue reading Call for proposals: History of Education Society 2020

Call for proposals: Critical Autoethnography 2020

Where: Brisbane, Australia When: 7-9th July 2020 “We need stories (and theories) that are just big enough to gather up the complexities and keep the edges open and greedy for surprising new and old connections” writes Haraway (2015, p. 160) and in 2020, the CAE conference is inspired by Haraway’s catch cry “We are all … Continue reading Call for proposals: Critical Autoethnography 2020

Using screencasts to engage students of qualitative research

For those of you teach online, you know that it takes a good deal of work to create engaging screencasts that your students will enjoy watching. Creating a screencast is an assignment that I set for students in one of the courses I teach. I am always amazed by the creativity displayed in these screencasts. … Continue reading Using screencasts to engage students of qualitative research

Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston’s birthday

Since January 7 marked Zora Neale Hurston’s (1891-1960) birthday, this blog looks at one of her books. Hurston’s book, Barracoon: The story of the last "Black Cargo", tells the oral history of Cudjo Lewis as she recorded it in 1927. Zora Neale Hurston was a talented anthropologist, ethnographer, folklorist, filmmaker and novelist. Her first interview … Continue reading Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston’s birthday

Last call for proposals: ICQI 2020

There is still time to submit an abstract to present a poster, paper or panel at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in May 2019. Submissions for posters, papers, and panel sessions for the 16th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2020) will be accepted until 15 January 2020. You may … Continue reading Last call for proposals: ICQI 2020