Preliminary Course Schedule

Course Schedule

 

WEEK ONE- INTRODUCTION TO QUALITATIVE METHODS

 

Monday, January 23

Willig, Carla. “From Recipes to Adventures.”

 

Wednesday, January 25

Denzin, Norman K. and Yvonna S. Lincoln. Chapter One- Introduction to The Landscape of Qualitative Research.

 

WEEK TWO-  INTRODUCTION TO QUALITATIVE METHODS CONTINUED

 

Monday, January 30

Bernard, H. Russell. “Anthropology and the Social Sciences.” Chapter One in Research Methods in Athropology.

Guba, Egon G. and Yvonna S. Lincoln. “Paradigmatic Controversies, Conradictions, and Emerging Confluences.”

 

Wednesday, February 1

Alcoff, Linda and Elizabeth Potter. “Introduction: When Feminisms Intersect Epistemology.”

 

WEEK THREE- QUALITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGN

 

Monday, February 6

Willig, Carla. “Qualitative Research Design.”

Booth and Maxwell On Developing Research Questions

 

Wednesday, February 8

Czarniaswska, Barbara. “Narratives in an Interview Situation.”

 

WEEK FOUR- QUALITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGN CONTINUED

 

Monday, February 13

Christians, Clifford G. “Ethics and Politics in Qualitative Research.”

Lincoln, Yvonna S. “Insitutional Review Boards and Methodological Conservatism: The Challenge to and From Phenomenological Paradigms.”

 

Wednesday, February 15

Islam, Naheed. “Research as an Act of Betrayal: Researching Race in an Asian Community in Los Angeles.” In Racing Research, Researching Race.

Bhavnani, Kum-Kum and Angela Y. Davis. “Women in Prison: Researching Race Iin Three National Contexts.”

 

WEEK  FIVE– FEMINIST METHODOLOGIES AND EPISTEMOLOGY

 

Monday, February 20

Maynard, Mary. “Methods, Practice, and Epistemology: The Debate about Feminism and Research.” In Mary Maynard and June Purvis. Researching Women’s Lives from a Feminist Perspective.

Phoenix, Ann. “Practising Feminist Research: The Intersection of Gender and ‘Race’ in the Research Process.”

 

Wednesday, February 22

Bhavnani, Kum-Kum. “Tracing the Contours: Feminist Research and Feminist Objectivitiy.”

Olesen, Virginia L. “Early Millennial Feminist Qualitative Research: Challenges and Contours.”

 

WEEK SIX- RESEARCH AS A SITE OF STRUGGLE

 

Monday, February 27

Brandt, Allan M. “Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.”

 

Wednesday, February 29

Wallis, Brian. “Black Bodies, White Science: The Slave Daguerreotypes of Louis Agassiz.”

Fabian, Ann. Excerpt from The Skull Collectors…

Alexander, Elizabeth. “The Venus  Hottentot.”

 

WEEK SEVEN

Monday, March 5

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples.

 

Wednesday, March 7

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. Continued…

 

SPRING BREAK

 

WEEK EIGHT- ETHNOGRAPHY

Monday, March 26

Hammersley, Martyn and Paul Atkinson. “What is Ethnography?”

 Marcus, George E. “Ethnography in/of the World System: The Emergence of Multi-Sited Ethnography.”

Foley, Douglas and Angela Valenzuela. “Critical Ethnography: The Politics of Collaboration.”

 

Wednesday, March 28

Vita

WEEK NINE- ETHNOGRAPHY CONTINUED

 

Monday, April 2

Vita.

 

Wednesday, April 4

 Vita.

 

WEEK TEN- ETHNOGRAPHY CONTINUED…

Monday, April 9

Vita.

 

Wednesday, April 11

Further ethnography readings to be continued.

 

WEEK ELEVEN- PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH

 

Monday, April 16

Fine, Michelle et al. “Participatory Actions Research: From Within and Beyond Prison Walls.”

 

Wednesday, April 18

 Cahill, Caitlin. “The Personal is Political: Developing New Subjectivities through Participatory Action Research.”

 

WEEK TWELVE- VISUAL METHODOLOGIES

Monday, April 23

Schwartz, Dona. “Visual Ethnography: Using Photography in Qualitative Research.”

 

Wednesday, April 25

Pink, Sarah. Chapter 2 “Planning and Practising Visual Methods: Appropriate Uses and Ethical Issues.” AND Chapter 4 “Video in Ethnographic Research.”

 

WEEK THIRTEEN-

Monday, April 30

Bourgois, Philippe and Jeffrey Schonberg. “Concluson: Critically Applied Public Anthropology.” In Righteous Dopefiends.

Discussion of use of photography in Righteous Dopefiends.

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