Call for papers: Critical Autoethnography Virtual Conference

Dear CAE community:We are happy to announce that in 2021 we will be hosting an online gathering of the Critical Autoethnography conference on September 30th & October 1st 2021!In the enchanting children's poem, “Bubbles,” Carl Sandburg captures the magic of a moment of self and other in shared experience:Two bubbles found they had rainbows on … Continue reading Call for papers: Critical Autoethnography Virtual Conference

Call for chapter abstracts: Autoethnography and self-study

AUTOETHNOGRAPHY AND SELF-STUDY AS EDUCATION RESEARCH METHODS: CONTINUING DEBATES AND CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS Edited by Deborah L. Mulligan*, Emilio A. Anteliz# and Patrick Alan Danaher*,+,^ *University of Southern Queensland, Australia #Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela +Central Queensland University, Australia ^University of Helsinki, Finland FOCUS AND RATIONALE There is recurring and increasing scholarly interest in the ethical … Continue reading Call for chapter abstracts: Autoethnography and self-study

Doing Autoethnography 2020: Call for Participation

Since the inaugural conference in 2011, participants have gathered to present their work, engage in vibrant discussion, and build relationships at Doing Autoethnography conferences. In 2020, the tradition continues. In order to provide autoethnographers (of all experience levels) the opportunity to present their autoethnographic endeavors and encourage dialogue among scholars across a variety of disciplines, … Continue reading Doing Autoethnography 2020: Call for Participation

Journal of Autoethnography

The Journal of Autoethnography (JoAE) will launch in 2020 with the University of California Press. JoAE will be a refereed, international, and interdisciplinary journal devoted to the purposes, practices, and principles of autoethnography. JoAE publishes scholarship that foregrounds autoethnography as a method of inquiry; highlights themes and issues of past and contemporary autoethnographic research; discusses … Continue reading Journal of Autoethnography

What is Autoethnography?

Researchers are usually familiar with the term “ethnography”, which is a research approach that examines culture through being there. Ethnographers typically embed themselves in settings and observe what is going on. They get to know participants over extended periods of time, use interviews to understand participants’ perspectives about their lives and cultures, and perhaps collect … Continue reading What is Autoethnography?