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.
My name is in the acknowledgements!!!
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:
like I know I look like I'm a complete jerk when I fuck up with forms and guidelines and deadlines and make typos and whatever else that requires a million emails back and forth but like it's so hard to keep track of things and my brain just sucks at it
"Maybe I could try to revise something for publication over the summer?" I say, pretending my past two years of work wasn't just struggling to get by and entirely worthless
I have two degrees
of course I have a minimum of two years editing and writing experience why do I have to do this please just make it stop
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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