I’m going to be teaching a new course this fall titled “Nerds, Geeks, and Bros.” It’s DTEM 3444, Wednesdays 2:30-5:15. Please take a look at the course description and consider taking it! Course Description: This course looks at the rise of the ‘nerd’ as a way to investigate shifts in masculinity, race, and power with … More Nerds, Geeks, and Bros: New course for Fall 2018!
In fashion class last week, we discussed Giske’s definition of popular culture. Briefly, he stated that popular culture is “the art of making do with what’s available” (15). Using an example from digital culture class, a student mentioned studying Taylor Swift fan sites, and this is a great example of popular culture. Taylor Swift is … More popular culture and “making do”
INTRO to DTEM-ers: Here are links for this weeks readings by Terranova and Wilson: For “Free Labor” follow this LINK For “Hate Sinks” follow this LINK Hope Labor: Hope Labor pdf
A few students asked for me to post readings, readings beyond the ones we do for class somewhere convenient–I’ll try to do that here. These are mostly current articles that speak to the academic and theoretical readings we’re doing for class. Sometimes we’ll read them together in class and discuss. Starting off, here’s an article … More digital bodegas?! and other stuff