Re-#Introduction for the wave of new folks?
I'm a masters student and TA in communication and rhetorical studies, currently finishing up a thesis using methods from discourse analysis to examine how identities--in particular, gendered identities--are constructed, applied, and disputed on 4chan's /r9k/ board. Coming soon, to a Proquest near you.
In general, my interests revolve around: new materialism, post- humanism, internet studies, and discourse analysis.
I don't bite. Well, sometimes.
Role-playing game studies
You can download most of the chapters for the Role-Playing Game Studies handbook as author's copies. Here's a list:
Apple's hardware aesthetics have an almost terraforming effect: the sleek MacBook makes the rest of your desk look cluttered and irregular, their stores feel like alien temples you must assimilate into the customs of. I would like technology to feel more like going down to a local co-op hardware store where a lesbian sells you a hammer you will own for 30 years.
[MA: Communication and Rhetorical Studies | Dungeon Master]
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