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
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
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?