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Journal of Autoethnography (2023) 4 (3): 423–431.
Published: 01 July 2023
... In the end, the authors use autoethnography to live through the grief as it grounds them with a deeper and healthy understanding about the personal and cultural influences shaping bereavement 5 as they cope with the death in their own cultural ways. email: [email protected] email: kvlee...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2023) 4 (2): 174–192.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Maegan Parker Brooks Reflecting on the recent losses of her sister, father, and mother in the midst of the global pandemic, the author moves from acquaintance-level grief communication encounters through grief communication with friends, family, and, ultimately, the self-communication that has...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2023) 4 (2): 193–201.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Karen S. Kaufman The author tells and retells two stories from various viewpoints as she troubles community, grief, and familial acceptance. This article also challenges the notion of “system”—what a system is, who is in it, and what is put in and out of a system. email: k.s.kaufman...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2022) 3 (4): 576–583.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Saghar Leslie Naghib The mind of a woman in labor is unparalleled in both strength and vulnerability. In this personal essay, I recount how I harnessed my memories about my mother and grief over her recent passing to cope with the isolation and pain of my labor and delivery on June 2, 2020—what...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2022) 3 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 July 2022
... remains, and how future bereaved people will make use of digital footprints that the dead leave behind. bereavement blogs continuing bonds death dying family relationships grief mother–daughter relationships My mother died eight years, five months, eleven days, fourteen hours, and twenty...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2022) 3 (3): 341–351.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Ritika Popli In three episodic moments related to my father’s passing, through an autoethnographic voice I describe how grief is performed in a North Indian Punjabi household. Adding to existing autoethnographies on death and grief, I hope this essay encourages critical and empathetic consideration...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2022) 3 (3): 283–303.
Published: 01 July 2022
... death, as well as the loss of the second most important woman in his life sixteen months later, realizing that these two events have resulted in a form of PTSD. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 grief autoethnography bereavement love heartbreak My mom had...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2021) 2 (3): 334–344.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Kitrina Douglas Arthur Bochner 1 wrote that even though he’d written about grief, he never really understood it until the death of his father. I suspect many of us recognize a truth in what he said. Often unannounced, death creeps like an unwelcome stain into our lives. I wonder how many of us...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2021) 2 (3): 317–325.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Karen V. Lee This evocative autoethnography reflects the author’s grief after she learns that a past teacher candidate was killed on Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight 752. Grief washes over her as “writing down our worst experiences can also offer a way to cope with some of life’s horrors...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2020) 1 (4): 378–387.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Shahd Alshammari This article uses personal narrative and embodied experiences as autoethnographic strategies to explore the grief of losing a companion animal. It draws on my experiences as a disabled academic who continues to teach and navigate the terrain of writing. Losing my dog, Flake, has...
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Journal of Autoethnography (2020) 1 (1): 29–42.
Published: 07 January 2020
...David T. Kottenstette This work examines a gay survivor’s grief after his partner’s death from cardiac arrest. Their twenty-four years in relationship inform twenty years of grief. His lived experience questions the often inflexibility of heteronormativity in a world about to change. Like...