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performing autoethnography
Æ: Musings from the Editors All Autoethnographic Multimedia Reflections on Method Volume 2, Issue 3 (2022)

Performing Autoethnography at My Late Father’s Village

"I had not been aware that I was also performing autoethnography, collecting memories from the field together with the stories, knowledge, experience, and tangible materials which were crucial to the culture of the village. Unknowingly, the project had turned into an emotional process and a responsibility."
Painting of two women by Mary Cassat from Shelbourne Museum
All Autoethnographic Literary Fiction Features Volume 2, Issue 2 (2022)

Autoethnographic Literary Fiction: Processing Parental Grief, “The Sweater”

"Processing Parental Grief" As she started to tear up, the sweater instantly felt like her mother's arms wrapping around her. In that moment, Kathy realized she would never again be able to hide in that sweater while her mother was wearing it.
Indian flag by Aniyora J for Unsplash
All Autoethnographic Literary Nonfiction Autoethnographic Writing Volume 2, Issue 1 (2022)

Autoethnographic Literary Nonfiction: Grieving from Miles

I couldn't go to India for the past two years due to COVID-19 uncertainties and be with the rest of my family to help them navigate through this earth-shattering loss when they needed me the most, a sad reality of many international students.”
Photo of man sitting in front of projected illustration of dying woman
All Autoethnographic Multimedia Autoethnographic Writing Volume 1, Issue 1 (2021)

Multimedia Autoethnography: “Drifting,” an Exploration of Sibling Loss

"I'm not exactly sure when I decided to make a performance piece about my sister's traumatic brain injury and death. In fact, I'm not sure there ever was a single moment of decision. Her story had become public in many ways, from online care sites to prayer chains to social media posts from family and friends. Her story was being performed out in the world before I started telling it."