Call for Papers 2019

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

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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 follow this link: Submit an Abstract. 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 jlow@unb.ca and Gary Bowden glb@unb.ca.