This issue of Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (DCQR) takes up the theme and issue of travel in complex and compelling forms. The pieces in the collection take us on the American Expedition travel-study course in Yosemite National Park, CA; a series of Voodoo Tours in the heart of New Orleans, LA; a Youth Experience Tour in Masada National Park, Israel; to, through, and into roadside and digital tourism in the Irish Hills of Michigan; and an electronic dance music festival on the beaches of Goa, India. The authors use scrapbooking, performative autoethnography, touring and curation, and experimental writing to suggest the affective experience, texture, and dialogic critique generated by encounters in and through each of these sites. Each of the essays charts the confluence of bodies, languages, stories, and the materiality of the artifacts we make and carry through our encounters with geographic spaces. Memory, emotion, and...
Imaginative Mobilities: Autoethnographic, Performative, and Experimental Explorations in/to Travel
Stacy Holman Jones is Professor in the Centre for Theatre and Performance at Monash University and in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Stacy Holman Jones; Imaginative Mobilities: Autoethnographic, Performative, and Experimental Explorations in/to Travel. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 March 2018; 7 (1): 1–3. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.1
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