The 36th Annual
Qualitative Analysis Conference

The Transdisciplinary Efficacy of Qualitative Methods: Studying Everyday Life, the Empirical Tradition Continues

Hosted by the University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
May 9 to 11, 2019


Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: November 15th 2018
Abstract to be submitted online: Open June 2018

The 36th Qualitative Analysis Conference will be hosted by the Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick and take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Fredericton from May 9th to May 11th 2019. The theme of the conference, ‘The Transdisciplinary Efficacy of Qualitative Methods: Studying Everyday Life, the Empirical Tradition Continues’ celebrates the breadth and diversity of qualitative inquiry. 

We welcome papers from both novice and veteran qualitative researchers on:

any substantive topic based on research using qualitative methods
issues related to health, illness, and medical sociology  
qualitative research designs and methodology
the history, impact, and/or epistemological insights of ethnographic field         work

We are very pleased to announce that our Key Note Speaker for Qualitatives 2019 is Dr Joanna Kempner of Rutgers University. She is author of the University of Chicago Press ethnography, Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health, for which she was awarded the 2016 Eliot Freidson Outstanding Publication Award from the American Sociological Association’s Medical Sociology Section.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is November 15th, 2018. To submit an abstract please visit The abstract should be no longer than 150 words, and should be accompanied by three to five keywords. Presentations will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the conference chief organizers Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden 


Watch here for announcements from the 2019 Qualitatives!

Thank you to all the presenters, participants, and volunteers who made the 2018 Qualitatives a huge success.  Please stay tuned for updates about the 2019 Conference, to be held May 9-11, 2018 hosted by the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, NB!
The Qualitatives,
Jul 31, 2018, 5:54 AM