Conference: Qualitative Research for Caribbean Development

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The two-day conference, “Qualitative Research for Caribbean Development,” will be taking place at the School of Education at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica on October 29-31, 2009.

In this conference, “development” is seen as the human, social, intellectual, educational, cultural advancements of Caribbean people within the region and in the diaspora. The keynote speakers are Gloria Ladson-Billings (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Aggrey Brown (University of the West Indies-Mona), Barry Chevannes (University of the West Indies-Mona), and Francis Stage (New York University). Pre-conference activities include “An Afternoon in Creole” and “Critical Inquiry: Qualitative or Quantitative.” There will also be workshops held throughout the two days, such as The “Critical” in Critical Ethnography, Data Analysis in Qualitative Research, Mixed Methods, and Autoethnography.

For more information, you may contact Anthia Muirhead at qic.soe@gmail.com, Carol Gentles at carolgentles1@yahoo.com , or see http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/WQR/qic.pdf

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