Practice-Based Research in Three Personal Turns


  • Sherrie Tucker University of Kansas


In this contribution to the forum on Practice-Based Research (PBR), the author reflects on PBR "moves" throughout her career, identifying three moments when she could feel her practice change, in very personal and embodied ways. She reflects on the "personal turns" and the unanticipated methods and information that emerged.   

Author Biography

Sherrie Tucker, University of Kansas

Sherrie Tucker is professor of American Studies at the University of Kansas. She is the author of Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen (Duke, 2014) and Swing Shift: "All-Girl" Bands of the 1940s (Duke, 2000), and co-editor, with Nichole T. Rustin, of Big Ears: Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies (Duke, 2008).