Digital Ethnography PhD course at Aarhus in April 2018

Digital Ethnography PhD course at Aarhus in April 2018

Digital Media Ethnography: PhD Course at Aarhus April 16-20, 2018   Description Digital ethnography is a common approach to studying virtual or digital culture, the use of digital media or digital technologies in everyday life, and social contexts generally saturated...
Methods as Ethics: Slides from a recent keynote

Methods as Ethics: Slides from a recent keynote

I gave a keynote last week for the 2017 Death Online Research Symposium. To wrap up, as the fourth (of four) keynotes, I focused the discussion on techniques and vocabularies for doing research of sensitive topics, or in precarious situations

Reflexivity: Some techniques for interpretive researchers

Reflexivity: Some techniques for interpretive researchers

Reflexivity. We toss this word around as a key part of qualitative methods. I have been revisiting the term for a course I’m teaching. Here, I refresh my thinking by returning to some writing I published in 2009. This is a remix of some of those ideas.

Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016

Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016

We still have five seats available for the upcoming PhD course on “Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016.” November 21-25, 2016 in Skagen, Denmark. Join us for a week of intensive writing, walking on the Danish Coastline, and exploring transgressive methods for studying social life in the 21st Century

Of methods and mindset, or toward a theory of impact

Of methods and mindset, or toward a theory of impact

I’m working on building my vocabulary for why and how it matters that we reflect on our mindset, our methods, and most importantly, our reason for doing social research in the first place. This exercise/essay is part of a larger set of writing projects.