Maureen Flint, an Educational Research PhD Candidate, recently exhibited her work in a show at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. Over the past academic year, Maureen has been involved in the Creative Campus Research Fellows Program, which has provided her with support and collaboration for her ongoing artful research projects. In the exhibition, she presented the materializations from her C(art)ographic Conjuctions project which explores the complex relationships that students have with our campus. Specifically, C(art)ographic Conjunctions is a digital humanities arts research project that explores students’ connection to and production of place in higher education. This project combined audio clips from student interviews, geo-tagged paths of guided walks, soundscapes of campus, photographs, and 360-degree video in an interactive digital assemblage to produce a more nuanced understanding of how students experience the place of campus. Congratulations to Maureen on her insightful and evocative work!
European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 2019
Conference theme: ‘Qualitative Inquiry as Activism’
Wednesday 13 February – Friday 15 February
Pre-conference workshops: Tuesday 12 February
The Centre for Creative-Relational Inquiry (CCRI) at the University of Edinburgh looks forward to welcoming qualitative scholars – students, researchers, artists, independent scholars – from across the globe to the 3rd European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. CCRI fosters qualitative research that is situated, positioned, context-sensitive, personal, experience-near, and embodied; research that embraces the performative and the aesthetic; research that engages with the political, the social, and the ethical; research that problematizes agency, autonomy, and representation; research that cherishes its relationship with theory, creating concepts as it goes; research that is dialogical and collaborative; and research that is explicit and curious about the inquiry process itself. Come and join us to extend, deepen, re-frame and challenge these propositions and to bring, create and generate new ones; propositions that are slow and urgent, generous and edgy, open and restless.
Let’s meet in February 2019. Tell others. Bring others. Bring students, fellow students, colleagues. Bring your energies, commitments, imaginations, creativities, and possibilities. Bring coats, hats, gloves, and scarves.
Bring your activism. Your work as activism. Let’s explore what ‘activism’ means, what it looks like, what it can do. You may not see yourself as ‘activist’ nor your work as ‘activism’: please come, please bring that.
For more information, visit the ECQI website: https://kuleuvencongres.be/ecqi2019/home
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