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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7132–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.32
Published: 01 March 2018
... understand our presence/present. Through autoethnographic methods, this essay examines tourism as ritual and explores rituals as a resource for making sense of painful pasts. Painful memories can pervade individuals’ minds, altering their perspective and understanding of events, interactions, and...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8282–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.82
Published: 01 June 2019
... October 2014, https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/NW/article/view/25017/28973 . 11. Lindemann, “How to Counter a Counterstory.” 12. Victor Turner, Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1966), 94–130. 13. Sarah A. de la Garza, “Facing...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8224–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.24
Published: 01 June 2019
... crossing, and belonging.                    *** The recognition of self-exile canceled any signifier of communal and religious belonging (headscarf, language, mannerisms), thus undeserving protection of the imagined community of Malays/Muslims: Every year for a few weeks, I embark on a ritual...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 82100–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.2.100
Published: 01 June 2019
... adversities, or, of course, both. Saami nomads favor both genres of portable wealth—on the hoof and, conspicuously, on their outfits—and their migrations today more concern their reindeer than themselves, when only herders rather than whole families are so engaged except for more ritual events. Even today...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2019; 8117–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2019.8.1.17
Published: 01 March 2019
... Who Went to Live with the Seals and the Girl Who Returned from the Dead,” in Boundaries and Passages: Rule and Ritual in Yup'ik Eskimo Oral Tradition (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994), 3–46. 2. Fienup-Riordan, “Metaphors to Live By,” 37. 3. Fienup-Riordan, “Metaphors to Live By...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2014; 32162–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2014.3.2.162
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jeanine M. Mingé; Richard Lee Smith, Jr This fusion of photographs and poetry, a form of arts-based inquiry, explores metempsychosis, or the transmigration of the soul, which the artists experienced at Burning Man 2013. Within this ritual space the artists experienced a metempsychosis without a...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7478–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.78
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Jennifer L. Erdely, “Touring Religion, Touring Ritual: An Autoethnographic Search,” Departures in Critical Qualitative Research Journal 7, no. 1 (2018): 32. 8. Futa Helu, “Brother/Sister and Gender Relations in Ancient and Modern Tonga,” Journal de la Société des Océanistes 100–101, no. 1–2 (1995...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74192–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.192
Published: 01 December 2018
... is a rigorous time. A time beyond what we have come to know. A time that can start today. For what we have yet to reckon with, or what wrecks us all up, is that we have 103 rituals of violence, which we still do not know how to eradicate. We have 103 remnants of community, for which we have yet...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 74148–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.148
Published: 01 December 2018
... Dwight Conquergood called “lethal theatre,” or those “executions [that] are awesome rituals of human sacrifice through which the state dramatizes its absolute power and monopoly on violence,” as well as the connections between performance and the quotidian. 2 Julie-Ann Scott, following in Mabrey's...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7327–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.3.27
Published: 01 September 2018
... all other events and conversations in this text represent actual events that took place. 4. Corona Sas, Steve Whittaker, and John Zimmerman, “Design for Rituals of Letting Go: An Embodiment Perspective on Disposal Practices Informed by Grief Therapy,” ACM Transactions on Computer-Human...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 728–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.2.8
Published: 01 June 2018
..., criminal, antisocial, ne'er-do-well; nor what has been described as a member of a religious organization of robbers and assassins in India. Devotees of the goddess Kali, the Thugs waylaid and strangled their victims, usually travelers, in a ritually prescribed manner . 9 But maybe closer to how...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 711–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.1
Published: 01 March 2018
... cultural impacts on toured locations. Jennifer L. Erdely's “Touring Religion, Touring Ritual” also positions tourism as a meaning-filled experience, particularly as a framework for understanding the past as a means of moving in the present. Using autoethnographic methods, Erdely examines tourism as a...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7153–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.53
Published: 01 March 2018
... Mitzvah ceremony occurs when participants are 12 or 13 years old. The Bnei Mitzvahs will study with a rabbi for months, learning about Jewish traditions, rituals, and values. They will learn to read the Hebrew bible and the accompanying cantillation. During the ritual, the Bnei Mitzvah will conduct...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 71101–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.101
Published: 01 March 2018
... ritual parties. Here, the promise of spiritual alterity that orientalist visions of India generate meet the party culture of other global destinations like Ibiza, Bangkok, and Rio. Here, the parties are tinted with the veneer of spiritual transcendence—parties are prayers. Here, the mimicry of Hindu...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2018; 7168–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.1.68
Published: 01 March 2018
... a cultural ritual that strengthened family bonds and normalized the (white, middle-class, nuclear) family. Additionally, family vacationing was a way to pass down values of togetherness, citizenship within a “mighty nation,” and ideas, beliefs, and stories about heritage to the kids: future...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6390–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.90
Published: 01 September 2017
... registered the gratitude in their hearts or their loyalty to the ritual of appearing grateful. Both were acceptable. Both were necessary, but not to her. She lived off the vibrations of their voice boxes, hands, and feet, their coded conversations with the ground. So Avery had said yes to Ladeedah, like...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6398–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.98
Published: 01 September 2017
... possess to make change and be effortlessly magnificent. Additionally, SOLHOT implements Black girl genius—the activation, the kindling, the turning up of that energy. Black girl genius is the act of generating the magic through rituals with a keen sense of purpose and a playful criticality. It is what...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6311–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.3.11
Published: 01 September 2017
....” It became a ritual roll call. When the girl did not answer, the sheet with her name dropped to the floor. Lately I've been thinking about developing a new workshop for young women of color. You know I don't read a whole lot of poetry, but I've had Jayne Cortez's words in my mind: “Find your own...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6298–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.98
Published: 01 June 2017
... who wish to do us harm. Critical pedagogy Autobiographical performance NOTES 1. Peter McLaren, Schooling as a Ritual Performance: Towards a Political Economy of Educational Symbols and Gestures (London: Routledge, 1993); Bryant Keith Alexander, “Performance and Pedagogy,” in The...
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Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 2017; 6216–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.16
Published: 01 June 2017
... Melbourne, Australia. Interviewing members of the artistic team and using my own writing, I describe our discoveries and new understandings, the first steps in this evolving public performance work. David: I am responding to the rituals at the station. Everyone going, I respond to that; everyone...