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Catherine Prendergast

This article reports on the multi-year collaboration between the Ethnography of the University Initiative (EUI) at the University of Illinois and the University's Rhetoric Program, a required first-year writing course. I argue that this collaboration was successful in large part because the goals of writing programmes in American higher education settings – teaching the process of research, inviting students to see themselves as producers of knowledge and fostering collaboration between peers – are highly consonant with principles of EUI. Indeed, my own history with EUI reflects the parallel commitment of Writing Studies and the methods and goals of EUI. I suggest that EUI can serve as a powerful model for universities if they seek to place undergraduate student research writing at the core of their mission.

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Toxic Research

Political Ecologies and the Matter of Damage

Noah Theriault and Simi Kang

This article examines how we, as political ecologists committed to environmental justice, navigate the representational dilemmas inherent in our research on toxic exposure. We know that toxic harm inversely tracks broader distributions of wealth

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Dancing with the Junta Again

Mistreatment of Women Activists by the Tatmadaw Following the Military Coup in Myanmar

A. A. (Myanmar Researcher) and Liv S. Gaborit

play in the resistance movement and because of the lack of research about the experiences of women in prison. Similarly, there is a need for knowledge and documentation of the particular patterns of violence committed against other groups, such as

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Community–University Health Research Partnerships

Challenges and Concrete, Plain Language Strategies for Community Engagement in Research

Janet Page-Reeves and Lidia Regino

The Context for Community-Engaged Health Research Community-engaged health research of different sorts, including but not limited to patient engagement (PE), community-based participatory research (CBPR), participatory action research (PAR), and

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Integrating Research and Collections Management

The Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative at the Bishop Museum

Mara A. Mulrooney, Charmaine Wong, Kelley Esh, Scott Belluomini, and Mark D. McCoy

existing collections for new research projects, many of which apply new technologies that were not available when the collections were initially acquired by the museum. Another includes major digitization initiatives, which have brought large portions of

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Research Methodology in Kurdish Studies

Interactions between Fieldwork, Epistemology and Theory

Mehmet Orhan

interest in the Kurds partially as the outcome of their political mobilisations, as well as their geostrategic and historical importance in the Middle East. The Kurds are increasingly being studied by a range of researchers coming from different countries

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Margareta von Oswald and Verena Rodatus

The decolonization of research won’t be possible without the decolonization of minds. … I think that we [as a research team] took a step in the right direction, but one can’t say that this will continue or become regular. It’s only going to be

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Lamazhaa Chimiza

The culture of Tuvans—the indigenous population of the Republic of Tuva, part of the Russian Federation—has been studied by researchers in the humanities and social sciences since the mid-eighteenth century. This field of study, which is commonly

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