Tag Archives: Pat Thomson

#tatesummerschool – day two

Linda posted a quotation from Judith Butler on Instagram before the day began. This was a key to the idea we were to encounter. Billed as drag day, all of day two activities addressed the notion of gender as performance, and … Continue reading

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day one #tatesummerschool

This year the Summer School is about gender. Advance material explains: 2017’s Summer School uses art and the gallery to support teachers in understanding what gender is, queer theory, feminism, trans, intersex, and non-binary genders; and asks how making and … Continue reading

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it’s that time of year…

As this post publishes I am on my way to the Tate Summer School, the gallery’s annual professional development programme for teachers. I’ve been making this journey at this time of year since 2012. This is my sixth Summer School. Why? … Continue reading

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#co-editing – a manuscript to publication checklist

Your book/special issue proposal is accepted. A brief party.  YAY.  Now to get the manuscript together. Now for the Really Hard Work. Questions about who does what, when and how, escalates as the actual book or journal issue is being … Continue reading

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#co-editing – getting the proposal together

I’ve had a look. it’s true. There is actually very little written about co-editing. So it’s not surprising that I’ve been asked to write something about it. Here goes. It might be helpful to begin with a few important basics … Continue reading

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another year, another post

Patter is now six years old. This is post 694. Yep, 694. Nearly seven hundred, but not quite. Dammit, that would have been neat. 694 is an untidy number. I’ve been wondering for a few weeks now what to say … Continue reading

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#readingforwriting: being specific in qualitative research

Every now and then patter offers a close-up of research writing. This near-sighted exercise is intended to illustrate how ‘reading for the writing’ can be helpful. This particular ‘reading for writing’ post looks at writing qualitative methods in a journal … Continue reading

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