39th Qualitative Analysis Conference
Couch-Stone Symposium of the SSSI


June 14-16, 2023

For the first time, the Qualitatives are going West!

We look forward to welcoming our colleagues, new and old, to the 2023 Qualitatives in Kelowna, British Columbia, hosted at the University of British Columbia-Okanagan Campus from June 14 to 16.

We are delighted to once again partner with the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction and provide a double conference with the Couch-Stone Symposium

Please read our Call for Papers and consider submitting an abstract!

2023 Call for Papers and Abstract Submissions Deadline Closed

We will continue to review submissions as programming allows.
We are excited to share the Call for Papers for the 2023 Conference and we are now accepting abstracts!

We are excited to announce the Keynote and Featured Speakers for the 2023 Qualitatives and Couch-Stone Symposium!

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stefan Timmermans (University of California-Los Angeles) who will deliver the Keynote Address, and excited to be joined by Dr. Hannah Wohl (University of California-Santa Barbara) and Dr. Kishonna Gray (University of Kentucky) as Featured Speakers for the conference.

International Qualitative Research Toolkit @ UBCO

In the days immediately before The Qualitatives, the School of Nursing at UBCO is running a series of workshops.

Come a few days early and attend these great workshops offered by the International Qualitative Research Toolkit at UBCO.
See https://ok-fhsd-iqrtoolkit.sites.olt.ubc.ca/ for more information and registration.

Thank You for Making 2022 Special!

We are deeply grateful to all of the participants who made the joint conference of the Qualitatives and the Couch-Stone Symposium of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction such a huge success. Particular thanks go to Keynote Speaker Gary Alan Fine, who was so generous with his time at the conference, and to Featured Speakers Waverly Duck and Susie Scott who faced the challenges of pandemic travel and still managed to inspire us with amazing presentations and collegiality!