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Researchware cofounder, Dr. Sharlene Janice Nagy Hesse-Biber is to be the keynote speaker at The Qualitative Report's Fourth Annual Conference, January 18 - 19, 2013. The conference, sponsored by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA, explores the theme of "Qualitative Research and Technology". As the inspiration behind Researchware's Simply Powerful Tools for Qualitative Research and editor of the Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research (Oxford University Press, 2011), among many other publications, Dr. Hesse-Biber is a leader in the role of technology in qualitative research.
Sharlene's address is on "The Medium is the Message." Channeling Mashall McLuhan's Insights to Examine the Role of Emergent Technologies in Social Research.
Her Opening Plenary Address is sure to be informative and enlightening. For more information on the conference, please see http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/TQR2013/index.html.
The Psychology of Women Section (POWS) of the British Psychological Society's three-day Annual Conference covers a wide range of issues including: gender, mental health, women's health, feminist theory, masculinities, sexualities, qualitative methodologies, disability, ethnicity, and racism. The conference takes place from Wednesday, July 11th to Friday, July 13th 2012, at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK.The 2012 conference themes include Women and Austerity, Feminism and Media, Feminism and Sport, and Feminism and Trans-Feminism. Researchware's cofounder, Dr. Sharlene Hesse-Biber, is one of three distinguished keynote speakers, along with Vikki Krane and Natacha Kennedy, for this internationally recognized event. Dr. Hesse-Biber is speaking on Applying Feminist Principles of Praxis to Interrogate Austerity Policies and their Impact on Women's Lived Experiences and would be happy to meet with people interested in learning more about Researchware's Simply Powerful Tools for Qualitative Research throughout the conference. For more information on the conference, please see http://pows.bps.org.uk/pows/conference/conference_home.cfm.
The Eight International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry will take place at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from Wednesday, May 16 to Saturday, May 19, 2012 with the theme of “Qualitative Inquiry as Global Endeavor”. Researchware cofounder Dr. Sharlene Hesse-Biber will be attending and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about Researchware's Simply Powerful Tools for Qualitative Research. Dr. Hesse-Biber is a member of the External Advisory Board for the ICQI and a member of the Pre-Coference Organization for Mixed Methods (along with John Creswell and Burke Johnson). Please feel free to catch her before or after her many events:
Wednesday, May 16th:
She is a co-organizer of the “Day in Mixed Methods” (along with John Creswell and Burke Johnson)
She is leading a discussion on three papers in a session called "Crossing Technology Divides", in room 404 Union from 1:30-2:30pm
She is a co-organizer of the Invited Plenary Session: Qualitative Approaches to Mixed Methods Research: Prospects and Issues, in Illini Room A from 2:45-3:45pm as well as the author of one of the papers discussed in that session.
She is the author/presenter of a paper in the session on Mixed Methods Pedagogy & the Praxis of Difference Research in Illini Room A from 4:00-5:00pm
She is a panelist on the Closing Plenary: Invited Panel, “What We Have Learned, and Where are We Going?”, Illini Room A from 5:15-6:00pm
Thursday, May 17th
She is giving a workshop on "Mixed and Emergent Methods Workshop" from 8:30–11:30am
Saturday, May 19th
She is presenting in the Plenary Session: "Debating the Digital Future of Qualitative Research: The Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research" on Saturday from 9:30-10:50 in 407 Union
For more information on the conference, please see our events listing.
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