Sociological Craft rss

This project will explore all aspects of sociological craft. Call(s) for contributions coming soon!

On Academic Productivity

Some great ideas about academic productivity offered by Fabio Rojas at OrgTheory, based on conversations he has had with ultra-productive academics. Read it in full here: Team work: Almost every star I’ve asked works in large groups. If you look… Read More ›

Graphic ethnography

This is not news, but I found it recently, while playing around with some watercolours in my office, and thought it was exciting that someone had thought of it before me. Graphic ethnography! http://www.utpteachingculture.com/announcing-ethnographic-a-new-series/

Request for Zines

WHAT IS A ZINE? “Zine” is short for fanzine.   “For all intensive purposes, a zine is a cheaply-made, cheaply-priced publication, often in black and white, which is mass-produced via photocopier and bound with staples. Most zines revolve around a… Read More ›

Writing praxes beyond papers and books

A really fascinating reflection by Rob Kitchin on ten forms of academic writing beyond scholarly papers and books: fiction, blog posts, newspaper op eds, email correspondence, policy papers, policy consultation, a television documentary script, powerpoint slides, academic papers, and grant application…. Read More ›