TQR 12th Annual Conference

Call for Submissions Closes October 16, 2020

30 Years as a Learning Community
Since 1990, The Qualitative Report (TQR) has served as a global learning community for qualitative researchers. 

Conference Update

Over the last few months we have been evaluating the direction in which we should hold the upcoming TQR conference in January 2021. We are excited to announce that we are changing to a completely virtual conference experience. We will be using the Zoom platform for our four day event.

We realize that some folks have held off submitting anything due to what is going on right now and the complications of traveling. We also know that there are many folks around the world who have had an interest in submitting a virtual submission, so we are excited to offer that opportunity now. If you are interested in submitting a presentation abstract, we encourage you to do it as soon as you can because presentations slots will be filled quickly. 
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TQR Conference Now Virtual

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Conference Theme

As a journal, we give researchers an outlet to report their qualitative research and to reflect on how they conduct their work. We have trained a generation of editors and reviewers to provide effective and supportive mentoring to our authors. Our readers download thousands of TQR articles every day and authors cite these works at a rate that grows dramatically each year. As an online resource, we provide unique guides to qualitative research web sites, software apps, design and methodology texts, and teaching and learning qualitative inquiry resources

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Keynote Speakers

Ronald Chenail

Ron Chenail, Ph.D., is the Provost of NSU and an Adjunct Professor of Family Therapy in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). Twenty years ago he created the world's first online, open-access, English language, qualitative research journal, The Qualitative Report, and later launched its sister publication, The Weekly Qualitative Report

Venus E. Evans-Winters
Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters is a Professor of Education at Illinois State University in the Department of Educational Administration & Foundations and faculty affiliate in Women, Gender Studies, & Sexuality, African American Studies, and Ethnic Studies. She is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice. Her research interests are educational policy analysis, racial trauma inside and outside of schools, and Black girls’ and women’s psychosocial development across the African Diaspora. Dr. Evans-Winters is the author of “Black Feminism in Qualitative Inquiry: A Mosaic for Writing Our Daughter’s Body” and “Teaching Black Girls: Resilience in Urban Schools”. She is co-editor of the books, “Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Up, Back, & Out”, “Celebrating Twenty Years of Black Girlhood: The Lauryn Hill Reader”, and “(Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedom”. She is also the author of numerous academic journal articles and book chapters. This invitee to President Obama’s special convening on “The State of Research on Girls and Women”, has served youth and young adults in the U.S., Ghana, West Africa, and South Africa.  

Conference Sponsors

The TQR 12th Annual conference is sponsored and co-hosted by Nova Southeastern University (NSU), MAXQDA, and Dedoose.  

Nova Southeastern University

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