Watson, A. 2019. Methods Braiding: A technique for arts-based and mixed-methods research. Sociological Research Online. Published OnlineFirst May 30 2019.
Watson, A. 2016. Directions for Public Sociology: Novel writing as a creative approach. Cultural Sociology 10(4): 431-447. Published OnlineFirst April 26 2016. Most-Read Cultural Sociology article for April 2016.
Keynotes and Workshop Events
Forthcoming. Invited Keynote. Creativity and Methodological Innovation in the Sociology of Familial and Intimate Relationships. TASA Families and Relationships Thematic Group event. Western Sydney University, Parramatta. November 29.
Forthcoming. Invited workshop. Affect, Knowledge and Embodiment: A Critical Feminist Arts/Research Workshop. Australian National University, Canberra. November 21.
2019. Workshop. Algorithmic Micropolitics: a zine making workshop. UNSW, Sydney. September 9.
2019. Workshop. Affect, Knowledge and Embodiment: A Critical Feminist Arts/Research Workshop. Griffith University, Brisbane. July 19.
2018. Workshop. Affect, Knowledge and Embodiment: A Critical Feminist Arts/Research Masterclass. Monash University, Melbourne. 16 November.
Non-Traditional Research Outputs
So Fi Zine. ISSN 2209-3028. Category 1 solo major original creative work: textual work. So Fi Zine is a field-leading creative publication for social science and arts cross-disciplinary inquiry. Five editions have been published and further editions are forthcoming. The zine has published over 125 original creative contributions, reached over 6,200 unique readers with over 26,000 hits, and is on sociology curricula in Australia and the UK.
AKE zine. ISSN 2651-8724. Category 1 minor original creative work: textual work. Produced with Dr Laura Rodriguez Castro and Samantha Trayhurn. AKE zine is a collaborative creative output that brings together feminist research from arts-based sociology, visual ethnography, and creative writing. Two editions have been published with further editions forthcoming.
2019. ‘Spark’ by Patricia Leavy, Cultural Sociology. Published OnlineFirst 26 August.
2019. ‘Spark’ by Patricia Leavy. The Qualitative Report, 24(5): 1052-1054.
2018. ‘Migrant City’ by Les Back and Shamser Sinha, Journal of Sociology, 55(1): 184-186.
2016. ‘Girlhood and the Politics of Place’ by Claudia Mitchell and Carrie Rentschler, Children, Youth and Environments Journal, 26(2): 157-158.
Recent Conference Papers
2018. “Sociological Fiction and the Neoliberal Imaginary”, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) 2018 National Conference, ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’, Melbourne Australia. November 22.
2018. “Fiction as Method”, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) and Western Sydney University Institute for Culture and Society, School of Social Sciences and Psychology, and Graduate Research School workshop for postgraduates and ECRs Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research, Parramatta Australia. February 15.
2017. “Braiding a ‘Society Ethic’ with Spinoza and Sociological Fiction”, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) 2017 National Conference Belonging in a Mobile World, Perth Australia. November 30.
Blogs and Interviews
2019. On Algorithmic Micropolitics – a zine-making workshop, Living with Personal Data project blog, Vitalities Lab.
2019. An interview with Patricia Leavy, So Fi Zine edition #5.
2019. Creativity and So Fi Zine, The Australian Sociological Association.
2018. Reviewing Sociological Fiction, The Sociological Review.
2018. Modern Methodologies: Developments in Doing Sociological Research, The Australian Sociological Association.
2017. Writing Sociological Fiction and Making So Fi Zine, British Sociological Association Postgraduate Forum.
2017. Making So Fi, a sociological fiction zine, The Sociological Review.
2017. Postgraduate Day, TASA Conference 2016, Nexus.
2017. Featured Member Profile: Ashleigh Watson, The Australian Sociological Association: Postgraduates.
2016. Sociological Research Questions interview, Griffith University.
2016. An Interview with Sociologist Patricia Leavy, The Sociological Imagination.
2016. Some Thoughts on ‘Sociological Fiction’, The Sociological Review.