‘Embodying Qualitative Methodologies: Challenges, Reflections and Strategies’ by Rachelle Chadwick

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 13:00

The African Gender Institute invites you to a seminar presentation: ‘Embodying Qualitative Methodologies: Challenges, Reflections and Strategies’ by Rachelle Chadwick.


1pm - 2pm (with light snacks)

Rachelle Chadwick is a Lecturer and NRF Research Career Fellow in Gender Studies and the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town. She received her PhD in Psychology at the University of Cape Town and has been the recipient of various awards and fellowships including an A.W. Mellon Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. Rachelle has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Humanities Research (University of the Western Cape) and at the Women’s Health Research Unit (School of Public Health and Family Medicine, UCT). Her research focuses on critical discursive and feminist approaches to reproductive health, childbirth, gender and health and body politics. She has a particular interest in the intersections between theory and methodology and in developing theoretical-methodological tools to explore the intersections between ideology, language and embodiment. Her work has appeared in Feminism & Psychology, Health, Risk & Society, Subjectivity, Midwifery and in various edited volumes including Women Voicing Resistance: Discursive and Narrative Explorations (2014, Routledge).

Please contact Hilda Ferguson for more information - hilda.ferguson@uct.ac.za / 021 6504102


AXL Seminar Room, Level 4, Harry Oppenheimer Building, Upper Campus, UCT