Qualitative Research journals

To continue in a more generalised way the specific lead given by the earlier prompt regarding narrative journals, below I copy Tanya’s suggestion about an interesting qualitative research journal and perhaps we could add new items to this list as they occur to us? International Journal of Qualitive Studies in Education  – of which Tanya writes: “QSE is quite high brow, […]

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QI Revisited

To see the paper I gave at QI 2010, click here.   It can be a mistake to go back…Last year I attended the Fifth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI 2009) at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and was refreshed, energised and motivated by the genuine inclusivity of the conference and the engagement with issues of social justice […]

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Narrative journals

Having just been to the Narrative Matters 2010 conference, I am reminded of the following journals which may be useful for those narratively-inclined: Narrative Inquiry Narrative Works: Issues, Investigations, & Interventions — a new online, open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinaryjournal committed to exploring the complex role of narrative in countless aspects of human life. This is a new venture from the Centre for Interdisciplinary […]

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Narrative Matters 2010

Eljee, Tanya, Viv and myself are all presenting at the NM 2010 conference next week. Details below. wish us luck with volcanic ash as we negotiate the Atlantic 🙂 “Narrative Matters 2010 – Exploring the narrative landscape: Issues, investigations, and interventions” to be hosted by the CIRN in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, May 20th – 22nd 2010: Fay, R., Zhou, […]

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Two conferences I plan to attend…

Vlora (Albania), September 11-13 This seems to focus more on English linguistics and Anglophone literature, so it’s not immediately relevant to my needs. But it should be an interesting intercultural experience… Izmir (Turkey), October 28-30 Focussing on English as an International Language. Chomsky’s keynote speech should be one of the highlights of the event. I might turn a paper in […]

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Paul Smith at PRASH ….

Hi All this is my draft abstract for the PRASH conference at Edge Hill University in June. http://www.vitae.ac.uk/researchers/56271-220101/Postgraduate-Research-in-Arts-Social-Sciences-and-Humanities-PRASH-conference-2010.html#pageInfo (Link no longer active) You’re allowed 150 words only, so here they are. I’ll be sending this Thu/Fri so any comments would be most welcome! The title of the presentation is currently “The ‘Interdisciplinary Turn’ and Locating Research”. Hh-hm: “I do not intend […]

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Undertaking research bilingually / multilingually

Many of the students in the LTE doctoral community are TESOL practitioners from around the globe. Their research often builds on their research complex contextual, linguistic and cultural resources. One fascinating outcome of this, an outcome which rarely receives much attention, are the possibilities arising for undertaking research bilingually / multilingually even though the overall academic context at LTE / Manchester is English-medium. For example, a […]

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A second wave of possible publishing outlets

**** STOP PRESS **** (June 2010) Gary (Motteram) is involved – as the editor for a special issue of the journal developing the coverage in the recent IATEFL Pre-Conference Event he co-ordinated -with this new journal which may be of interest to the more tech-oriented amongst you: International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) The mission of the International […]

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