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Snapchat Lectures for Online ACS 6820

**Warning – clunky videos – not best quality – spontaneous production – typos and sound issues … But we explore …. Here’s the storify explanation for what I’m doing for my summer graduate class in 2016 (This method will also be adapted for the undergrad class later this summer – but there are more than […]

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Writing in Bergen – smatterings of thought

Today my FB status message at around 6.45 am was :   “I know I’m supposed to take vitamin D pills and the receding daylight should be affecting me and all that – but really I like having a few extra hours of early morning before daybreak and the world around me stops whispering and […]

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Digital Humanities and the Subaltern – who gets to be “human”?

In a series of tweets, notes and paper abstracts so far I’ve been asking and thinking through this question in relation to why Digital Humanities – and how Digital Humanities can or should be mobilized for social justice. This involves a thinking through of what it means to be human (again) and of the location […]

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An Indian in Bergen – or a US citizen in Bergen? (or shall we call it – the importance of knowing your Hing”?)

So we walk around looking for stores where they sell Indian (ish) vegetables, spices and grains and legume – we exhibit mannerisms and mixed accents that reveal us as “ugly Americans”… who are we? Who are we when we whip out an American Express card sheepishly as we run out of Norwegian Kroners? Who am […]

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Selfie Researcher Network Journal One

Teaching Journals for Selfie researchers network 2014   Just journaling here  so that my fellow panelists heading to AOIR conference to present this work  can have this text to use when thet are on the ground at AOIR in Korea and presenting:   @@My undergrad/grad Class (Intercultural Communication) which is a bridge course so there […]

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Selfies …. Elfies whatever…

When the word selfie Began to be thrown around widely last year, I was reluctant to enter into that conversation and even annoyed at this new “fad” label for things young people have been doing in internet culture for years let alone what people have been doing since the advent of the camera …. Even […]

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cheer us on – Spin-along, spin-in, spin- out….

http://www.ravelry.com/groups/spin-along-virtual-but-actual-spin-in-2012-2013 https://www.facebook.com/CyberdivaliveCreations

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(Auto) ethnographic streaming project currently in progress on my FB stream

One aspect of it will possibly be presented soon (details forthcoming) as “Gandhi’s Granddaughters Scattered Worldwide: Spinning, Weaving and other Craft(ed) Networks in (Post)Modernity” Radhika Gajjala | Create Your Badge

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Digital Diasporas and Transnational Social Movements: Capital, Labor, Mobility and Identity

“Digital diasporas” occur at the intersection of local/ global, national/ international, private/public, offline/online and embodied/disembodied. In digital diasporas, a multiplicity of representations, mass media broadcasts, textual and visual performances and interpersonal interactions occur. The term *”digital diaspora”* is most often used to talk about how diasporic populations the world over use the Internet to connect […]

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