Discourses of Dissonance: Enabling sites of praxis and practice amongst Arts, Design & Media doctoral study

Taylor, Jacqueline (2019) Discourses of Dissonance: Enabling sites of praxis and practice amongst Arts, Design & Media doctoral study. In: Time and Space in the Neoliberal University: Futures and fractures in higher education. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 191-220. ISBN 9783030152451

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Ph.D. study occupies a fractional and anomalous space in the university structurally, pedagogically and otherwise. This chapter contends that the Arts and Design Ph.D. and its complex relationship with practice, inhabits a dissonant terrain that further disrupts the normative frameworks of the academe and the landscape of doctoral research itself. Underpinned by a conceptual model of ‘research-practice-pedagogy’ and research at the intersection of these fields, transformational, performative and embodied spaces of learning, teaching and becoming are explored as part of a spatiotemporality that brings to the fore spaces of praxis and practice. Whilst dissonance is normally conceived as a negative lexicon, the dissonance of the Arts and Design Ph.D. is reconceived as a generative para-dox in relation to academia’s doxa vital in eliciting ‘doctoralness’.

Item Type: Book Section
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15246-8_9
14 June 2019Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arts & Design, Doctoral, Pedagogy, Practice-led, Praxis
Subjects: CAH25 - design, and creative and performing arts > CAH25-01 - creative arts and design > CAH25-01-05 - others in creative arts and design
CAH22 - education and teaching > CAH22-01 - education and teaching > CAH22-01-01 - education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts > Birmingham School of Art
Depositing User: Jacqueline Taylor
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 09:37
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 17:22
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9087

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