Spark Talk: Linguistic Challenges of Fieldwork for First-Generation Ethnic Researchers

LRW 5803/Zoom

25/11/2022, 10:30 am - TO 25/11/2022 - 11:30 am

Organizer: Spark: a centre for social research innovation

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Positionality of qualitative researchers with immigrant backgrounds in multi-lingual interviews

Speaker: Shirin Khayambashi, University of Calgary, Brandon University
Time: 10:30 am – 11:20 am
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From Shirin Khayambashi: This presentation explores my challenges as I tried to navigate the qualitative fieldwork as a first-generation ethnic researcher. While exploring linguistically compatible communities, I encounter various linguistic barriers during the fieldwork and data collection