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Volume 11,
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Spring-Summer 2022
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Iris J. Gildea
The framework I invoke in this essay involves the intervention and integration of aesthetic discourses through arts-based inquiry practice and my own critical autoethnographic praxis. Through this intermodal dialogue including visual art, poetry, ...
Christina Naegeli Costa
The current research uses autoethnography as a method to share my experience as a brain tumor patient. In this essay, I reference poems from the day of my diagnosis through my surgery, recovery, and following treatment to demonstrate the thematic ...
Mohan J. Dutta
In this essay, I interrogate the whiteness of the disciplinary claims of the emergent area of rhetoric of health and medicine (RHM). Critically examining the practices of erasure written into the disciplinary claims of RHM, I attend to the ...
Umut Ozkaleli
“Wake up Ali, wake up!” repeats the folk song. “Arap Ali” (Black Ali) was a folk hero and my paternal grandfather, who was murdered by British colonial soldiers. The song motivated the production of the first-ever Turkish Cypriot opera in 2019. The ...

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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (formerly Qualitative Communication Research) publishes innovative, experimental, aesthetic, and provocative works on the theories, practices, and possibilities of critical qualitative research. Departures is a forum for scholars in diverse disciplines to converse on, contest, and creatively reimagine the form, purpose, and mission of their work. The journal seeks works charting scholarly and theoretical developments in critical qualitative research, exemplars of methodological innovation, and inventive demonstrations of research as an aesthetic intervention and mode of critique.

eISSN: 2333-9497

Published Quarterly – March, June, September, December

Editor: Kakali Bhattacharya, University of Florida

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