Meetings schedule

Programme: Spring 2016

All meetings will take place in the John Percival Building at Cardiff University (Room 3.66) at 4.30 – 5.30pm (with optional discussion continuing for those who are able to stay, until 6pm).

Date (all 2016) Topic/Title Session leader
3rd February Online ethnography Matteo Fabbretti (Cardiff University)
9th March “Ethnographic aspects of job interview research: taking things further”. Celia Roberts (King’s College London)
 27th March Team ethnography Frances Rock (Cardiff University)

 

Programme: Autumn 2015

All meetings will take place in the John Percival Building at Cardiff University (Room 3.66) at 4.30 – 5.30pm (with optional discussion continuing for those who are able to stay, until 6pm).

Date (all 2015) Topic/Title Session leader
14th October Introducing Linguistic Ethnography: Language and the ‘Real World’  Jaspal Singh and Piotr Węgorowski (Cardiff University)
11th November How to get involved in a research site without becoming distracted Amal Hallak (Cardiff University)
9th December* Fieldnotes in linguistic ethnography Zayneb Al-Bundawi (Cardiff University)

*NB please note the change of room for the session on 9 December. We are meeting in Room 3.58 instead.

Possible further topics for discussion

The topics below were suggested at our last meeting. Would you like to run a meeting on one of these topics? If so, please let Frances or Jaspal know (including a date when you’d like to do your stuff, from the selection above). If you’d like to suggest an alternative topic (with a date) please do – these are just ideas to get your thinking started.

  • Fieldnotes in LE research
  • Spoken naturally occurring data in LE research
  • Written naturally occurring data in LE research
  • Focus groups in LE research
  • Linguistic landscaping in LE research
  • Ethnography as performance/enactment
  • “Muddling/muddying up” the data
  • How to get involved in a research site without becoming distracted
  • Novel methods in LE
  • Relationships between Action Research and Linguistic Ethnography
  • Something else… please feel free to suggest a topic that interests you

Programme: Spring 2015

All meetings will take place in the John Percival Building at Cardiff University (Room 3.66) at 4.30 – 5.30pm (with optional discussion continuing for those who are able to stay, until 6pm).

Date (all 2015) Topic/Title Session leader
28th January Transcription Piotr Węgorowski (Cardiff University)
18th February Issues in data collection from a literacy studies perspective Rachel Stubley (University of South Wales and Lancaster University)
11th March Gifts and gratitude: What can we ‘give’ to our research participants? Jaspal Singh (Cardiff University)
1st April* My first year as a linguistic ethnographer Amal Hallak (Cardiff University)
22nd April Achieving a balance between linguistic and ethnographic data / findings: Is this desirable or needed? Helen Watts (University of the West of England)
13th May Negotiating professional identities in Syrian internship workplaces: Access, learning and evaluation Maryam Almohammad (The University of Bristol)
10th June Linguistic Ethnography going online: challenges and opportunities Teresa Spillioti (Cardiff University)

* 1st April – We suggest that we go out for a meal or other refreshments together after this meeting.

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