When I took up my editorship of Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (DCQR), which was up until my selection published under the title Qualitative Communication Research, University of California Press asked me to explore the possibility of expanding the scope of the journal and rebranding and redefining the aims of the publication. Thus, DCQR was conceived and launched. The new aim of the journal was to provide a forum for scholars across disciplines to consider, contest, and creatively reimagine the form, purpose, and mission of their work. The journal sought to feature essays charting scholarly and theoretical developments in critical qualitative research, exemplars of methodological innovation, and inventive demonstrations of research as an intervention and mode of critique. It was my hope that the journal would performatively embody the notion of departure in its fullest sense by taking seriously the notion of what a new course of...
Migrations into the Then/There of What's Next
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; Migrations into the Then/There of What's Next. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 December 2018; 7 (4): 1–6. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.1
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