madison quince

This week we learnt about Auto-ethnography, which is an approach which uses a researcher’s personal experience to describe and critique cultural beliefs, practices, and experiences. Ellis states that “scholars began recognising that different kinds of people possess different assumptions about the world”. This is such a true statement as people who come from different cultures, upbringing’s, and environments could watch the same film but take out of it completely different things. This is due to their experiences, perhaps with a similar situation or they are completely unaware of it being prevalent in society. This makes for an interesting viewing and interpretation, especially when live- tweeting as not only can you send a tweet out, but others can comment and continue the string of conversation.

Although I didn’t attend this week’s seminar, I had a personal viewing of this week’s content, Akira (1988). I went through a lot of the tweets…

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