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[Xmca-l] Re: Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology Annual Conference



Elizabeth,
Thank you for your response! What brought me to ask you the question was listening to a Sam Harris (Waking Up) podcast, an interview of Gary Taubes, who is famous for attributing to sugar the epidemic of obesity and diabetes. Taubes claimed that only very expensive random-assignment-to- treatment experiments could settle questions of causality in nutrition. I was wondering if the internet doesn’t offer alternatives that don’t cost so much.
Henry


> On May 22, 2017, at 6:04 AM, Elizabeth Fein <feine@duq.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hello Henry -
> There are certainly people there talking and thinking about a lot of topics
> relevant to your idea, including how to bridge some of the divides you
> mentioned, and how to include a broader range of participants in
> qualitative inquiry. The question of how to "crowd-source" (what crowd? how
> sourced?) and then how to go about analyzing the resultant big (very big!)
> data set are tricky, interesting ones.
> Best,
> Elizabeth
> 
> On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 7:11 PM, HENRY SHONERD <hshonerd@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Elizabeth,
>> It occurred to me the other day that crowd-sourced qualitative inquiry
>> could connect qualitative with quantitative, analog with digital. Does this
>> thinking possibly resonate with the SQIP Conference?
>> Henry
>> 
>> 
>>> On May 21, 2017, at 10:59 AM, Elizabeth Fein <feine@duq.edu> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Dear colleagues,
>>> 
>>> If you are a New Yorker or plan to be in NYC this week, check out the
>>> annual conference of the *Society **for Qualitative Inquiry in
>> Psychology*,
>>> a subdivision of the American Psychological Association's Division 5,
>>> happening this
>>> Wednesday and Thursday *May 24th and 25th* at Fordham University's
>> Lincoln
>>> Center campus. We've got an exciting program planned, including keynote
>>> addresses from *Kim Hopper*, who does ethnographic work on
>>> cross-cultural variations in the course and prognosis of schizophrenia
>> and
>>> also on homelessness, and the *Bronx African-American History Project*, a
>>> collaborative oral history project that has informed a number of
>> community
>>> projects in NYC. We'll also have themed paper sessions and symposia,
>>> posters, and a plenary address on validity in psychology from SQIP
>> founding
>>> members *Ruthellen Josselson, Ken Gergen and Mark Freeman, along with
>>> Scott **Churchill.*
>>> 
>>> I've attached the conference program here along with some information
>> about
>>> the conference and a letter from our President, Fred Wertz; you can also
>>> find out more information at our website, qualpsy.org.
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> 
>>> Elizabeth Fein, Ph.D.
>>> Assistant Professor
>>> Department of Psychology
>>> Duquesne University
>>> <2017 SQIP Program Final.pdf><SQIP 2017 Flyer Info.pdf><SQIP 2017 Flyer
>> Photo.pdf><Fred Wertz Cover Letter SQIP Conference.pdf>
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Elizabeth Fein, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Psychology
> Duquesne University