Karin Tusting presented in Paris, "Literacy Studies: une approche ethnographique"

Date: 8 September 2011

On 8-9 September 2011, Karin Tusting from the Literacy Research Centre was the invited European opening speaker at the conference "Tracer / auditer les denrées alimentaires" (Tracing and auditing food produce), organised by Nathalie Joly and colleagues from the Institut Nationale de Recherche Agronomique. She presented an account of Literacy Studies as an approach to the study of accountability practices, drawing on her own research into accountability practices in educational workplaces.


Further information

Associated staff: Karin Tusting

Associated projects: Paperwork and Pressure in Educational Settings

Associated departments and research centres: Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, Linguistics and English Language

Keywords: Ethnography, Ethnography of literacy, Literacies, Literacy