Resources for 2014-15

A man in black. “How Chan-Style Anonymous Culture Shapes #gamergate.” Storify 03 Dec. 2014. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.

Baym, Nancy. Personal Connections in the Digital Age. Cambridge, MA: Polity Press, 2010.

Behrent, Michael C. “Foucault And Technology.” History & Technology 29.1 (2013): 54-104. Academic Search Complete. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Bernstein, Charles. “The Art of Immemorability” in Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 201191-105.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. “Phreakers, hackers, and trolls: the politics of transgression and spectacle.” The Social Media Reader. Michael Mandiberg, ed. New York: New York University Press, 2012. (chapter pdf)

Consalvo, Mia. “Confronting Toxic Gamer Culture: A Challenge for Feminist Game Studies Scholars.” Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology Issue 1 (2012): n.p.

Cucu, Sorin. “All Power to the Networks! Social Communication in the Age of Global Media” Department of Comparative Literature. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  7 March 2014. Lecture.

Daniels, Jesse. “Race and Racism in Internet Studies: a Review and Critique.” New Media & Society 15, no. 5 (2013): 695-719.

—–. “Rethinking Cyberfeminism(s): Race, Gender, and Embodiment. Women’s Studies Quarterly 37, no. 1 & 2 (Spring/Summer 2009): 101-124.

GamerGate readings, shared notebook from Ann

Grau, Oliver. “History of Telepresence: Automata, Illusion, and Rejecting the Body” in The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet. Ken Goldberg, ed. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2000.

Gross, Larry. “Somewhere There’s a Place for Us: Sexual Minorities and the Internet.” Technological Visions: The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies. Marita Sturken et al, eds. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004.

Kasson, John F. “5. Technology and Utopia.”  Civilizing the Machine: Technology and Republican Values in America,1776-1900. New York: Hill and Wang, 1999. 183-234. Print.

Lanier, Jaron. Who Owns the Future? New York and London: Simon and Schuster, 2013.

—–.  You are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto. New York: Vintage, 2010.

Luhmann, N. “Technology, environment and social risk a systems perspective“. Industrial Crisis Quarterly 4 (1990): 223-231.

Lurie, Peter. “Why the Web Will Win the Culture Wars for the Left: Deconstructing Hyperlinks.” 15 April 2003.

McIntosh, Peggy. “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Peace and Freedom Magazine. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Philadelphia. July/August 1989: 10-12.

Nakamura, Lisa. Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

Nakamura, Lisa. “Race in/for Cyberspace: Identity Tourism and Racial Passing on the Internet.” In Works and Days Volume 13 (1995): 181-193.

Nakamura, Lisa and Peter Chow-White. Race After the Internet. New York: Routledge, 2012.

Penney, Laurie. Cybersexism: Sex, Gender and Power on the Internet. London: Bloomsbury, 2013.

Portwood-Stacer, Laura. “Care Work and the Stakes of Social Media Refusal.”  New Criticals. March 18, 2014.

—–. “How We Talk About Media Refusal, Part 1: Addiction.” Flow 16.03 (July 2012).

—–. “How We Talk About Media Refusal, Part 2: Asceticism.” Flow 16.06 (September 2012).

—–. “How We Talk About Media Refusal, Part 3: Aesthetics.” Flow 16.08 (October 2012).

—–. “Meanings of Media Refusal in a Connected Culture: The Consequences of Logging off in and Always-On World.” 09 October 9 2014 (3:30 pm-4:30 pm ET). LaGuardia Community College, CUNY. Video presentation.

—–. “Media Refusal and Conspicuous Non-Consumption: The Performative and Political Dimensions of Facebook Abstention.New Media & Society 15, no. 7 (December 2012): 1041-1057.

Posner, Miriam. University of California, Los Angeles. Course page for “Selfies, Snapchat, & Cyberbullies: Coming of Age Online

Senft, Theresa M. & Safiya Umoja Noble. (2013, prepub) “Race and Social Media.” In Handbook of Social Media. Eds. Jeremy Hunsinger and Theresa M. Senft. New York: Routledge.

The Story of Stuff. Perf. Annie Leonard. Free Range Studios, 2007. Web. 02 Jan. 2015.

Srinivasan, Ramesh. “Re-thinking the Cultural Codes of New Media: The Question Concerning Ontology.” New Media & Society 15, no. 2 (March 2013): 2013-223.

Tal, Kali. “The Unbearable Whiteness of Being: African American Critical Theory and Cyberculture.” (On own website.)

Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. New York: Basic Books, 2011.

—–. Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. New York and London: Simon and Schuster, 1995.

—–. “The Tethered Self: Technology Reinvents Intimacy and Solitude.” Continuing Higher Education Review. Vol. 75. 2011: 28-31.

Weems, Jason. “Interpreting A 1930S Aerial Survey Photograph: The Artfulness Of Technological Images.” History & Technology 27.2 (2011): 223-231. Academic Search Complete. Web. 18 Nov. 2014.

Wells, Thomas Rodham. “Love’s Labours Lost:  How Robots Will Transform Human Intimacy.” The Philospher’s Beard. 04 Dec. 2013. Web. 08 Oct. 2014. <>

Winokur, Mark. “The Ambiguous Panopticon: Foucault and the Codes.” 13 March 2003.

Wu, Brianna. “I’m Brianna Wu, and I’m Risking My Life Standing Up to Gamergate.” Bustle. Huffington Post. 11 Feb. 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.