Digital Culture Research Network
  • Print
   
   

Events

 

DCRN

Boys' Love, Byte-sized: Queer-themed Microfiction in China's Online Spaces

Date
12/12/2017
Location:
A48 Sir Clive Granger Building
Description
Forum with Gareth Shaw, presented by the Digital Culture Research Network

Connective action and resistance in digital China

Date
26/05/2017
Location:
C26 Portland West Concourse Lounge
Description
Digital Culture Research Network presents a Forum with Dr Sally Xiaojin Chen, University of Sussex, investigating the hybridisation in Chinese people's connective action, using in-depth case studies.

Avatars, Sockpuppets and Ventriloquists Dummies: Selves and Others Online

Date
03/04/2017
Description
When web users express themselves they often borrow others' bodies, faces and words to do so. YouTubers roleplay as their videogame avatars; users of Musical.ly mime to stars' songs; Tumblr devotees punctuate their anecdotes with GIFs of Rihanna winking or Orson Welles clapping defiantly; trolls conscript cartoon frogs into campaigns of racist abuse. What do these acts of ventriloquism, citation, mimicry and impersonation say about digital culture, and about identity more generally? And how are artists, theorists and game designers exploring what it means to speak and act as and through others online?
Displaying 1 to 3 of 3

 

 

 

Digital Culture Research Network

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


email: nottsdigitalculture-editor@lists.riseup.net