Trying to avoid writing autoethnography as the academic equivalent of a Pot Noodle. I want something intellectually nutritious, filling and fulfilling.
I am also mindful of the risks of autoethnography becoming part of a narcissistic navel-gazing ‘selfie’ culture, becoming ‘mesearch’ instead of research, and self-aggrandizement.
Dr. Arthur Bochner’s GCA Keynote Presentation (April 8, 2016). The Rise of Autoethnography: Stretching Boundaries, Fashioning Identities, Healing Wounds.
Carolyn Ellis and Arthur Bochner on Autoethnography. “We Can Tell You Stories: Politics, Pleasure and Pain in Qualitative Inquiry” The Fourth Israeli Interdisciplinary Conference of Qualitative Research February 17-18, 2010 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev