Barbara Jago

Core Faculty in Women's Studies
Phone: (603) 641-4106
Office: Communication Arts, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101
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  • Ph.D., Communications, University of South Florida
  • M.A., Cinematography&Film/Video Prod, New York University
  • M.A., Social Sciences, University of South Florida
  • B.A., Anthropology, Smith College

Courses Taught

  • CA 501: Intrnshp/Comn Urban Community
  • CA 506: Gender
  • CA 539: Communicating in Families
  • CA 601: Exploring Relationships
  • CA 612: Narrative
  • CMN 457: Intro Lang & Soc Interaction

Selected Artistic Activities & Publications

Jago, B. (2019). Solid as cracked granite: Living alone at mid-life. In C. Kiesinger, & L. Peterson (Eds.), Narrating mid-life: Crisis, transition, transformation. Lanham, MD: Lexington.

Jago, B. J. (2015). Tracing Mom. Qualitative Inquiry, 21(8), 675-677. doi:10.1177/1077800414563807

Jago, B. J. (2015). My Sleep Fest: An Autoethnographic Short Story. Health Communication, 30(1), 96-99. doi:10.1080/10410236.2014.891453

The Abortion Monologues (2013).

The Abortion Monologues (2012).

Jago, B. J. (2011). Shacking Up: An Autoethnographic Tale of Cohabitation. Qualitative Inquiry, 17(2), 204-219. doi:10.1177/1077800410393889

Jago, B. J. (2006). A Primary Act of Imagination. Qualitative Inquiry, 12(2), 398-426. doi:10.1177/1077800405284599

JAGO, B. J. (2004). THE CAR RADIO: AN AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC SHORT STORY. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 10(1), 1-6. doi:10.1080/15325020490890598

JAGO, B. J. (2002). Chronicling an Academic Depression. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 31(6), 729-757. doi:10.1177/089124102237823

Jago, B. J. (1996). Postcards, Ghosts, and Fathers: Revising Family Stories. Qualitative Inquiry, 2(4), 495-516. doi:10.1177/107780049600200406

Most Cited Publications