Critical Methods Society
Qualitative Methods Conferences

Proceedings of the fourth annual South African qualitative methods conference

Histories of the Present
Edited by Derek Hook & Bronwyn Harris

Note that all papers in the proceedings are listed here,
but that not all are available online.

Introduction

Unconventional histories in the critical social sciences: the Fourth Annual South African International Qualitative Methods Conference: 'Histories of the Present'. Derek Hook, Department of Psychology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Methodological Issues

Qualitative fetishism. Kevin Durrheim, School of Psychology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

Postmodern positivisms. Vaughan M. Dutton, School of Psychology,University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

Studied skills? globalizations. barely managed markets. wider. higher education. learning. deconstructions. John Webb, University of Bristol, England Graduate School of Education, UK.

Subjects and Subjectivity

Subjects of reconstruction and development. Merridy Wilson & Kevin Durrheim, School of Psychology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

Foucault's genealogy of an anti-theory of the normative ethical subject. Bregham Dalgliesh, Department of Politics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Exile, identity and subjectivity. Matshediso Rankoe, Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town.

Historicized feeling: an etymology of emotionality. David Neves, Department of Psychology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

Location, Nationalism and Ethnicity

'Imagined communities' - by what stretch of the imagination? Ulrike Kistner, Department of Comparative Literature, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

When is an "african" African? Alain J-P. C. Tschudin, Scool of Psychology,University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

Give them back their memories: the University of the North Oral History Project in a Post-Custodial Era. Thoko Hlatwayo, Esther Mnisi and Isaac Matibhe, The Oral History Project, University of the North.

The history of the new South Africa, by Madame & Eve. Sarah Britten, Department of Applied English Language Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Spatial Politics

Territoriality: dimensions and implications. Sophie Borreill, Paris IV-Sorbonne, France.

Design thinking: constructing ground. Iain Low, Department of Architecture, University of the Witwatersrand.

Politics, Aesthetics & Philosophy

Virtual ecology and the economy of politics and aesthetics: a Deleuze-Guattari impression. Petrus de Kock, Department of Political Science, University of the North.

Cyborg culture and the politics of visual transgression. James Sey & Kathryn Smith, Department of English, Vista University, Soweto & Department of Fine Arts, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

In the light of shadow. Nelson Hoedekie, Department of Philosophy, University of Stellenbosch.

Perceptions of Otherness

Cybersex: it's life Jim, but not as we know it. Andee Deverell, Andrew Thatcher & Leslie-Anne Katz, Psychology Department, University of the Witwatersrand.

Unsettling meanings of madness: constructions of South African insanity. Carol Long & Estelle Zietkiewicz, Department of Psychology, University of the Witwatersrand.

Haunted Objects

Miscellaneous images and newscuttings from the 'Histories of the Present' conference exhibition,

including the call for papers for the 1999 SA Qualitative Methods Conference 'New Subjects for

Psychology - Psychology in the New Millennium'.


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