Podcast: Cultural identity in Digital Media

With insights from last week’s readings and examples from current popular media, Unnur and Grace discuss and reflect on their experience with cultural identity in digital media.


Bullingham L. Vasconcelos AC. “‘The Presentation of self in the online world’: Goffman and the study of online identities.” Journal of Information Science 39, no. 1 (February 2013): 101-112. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551512470051.

Kirmayer, Laurence J., Eugene Raikhel, and Sadeq Rahimi. “Cultures of the Internet: Identity, Community and Mental Health.” Transcultural Psychiatry 50, no. 2 (April 1, 2013): 165–91. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363461513490626

Kupiainen, Jari. “Digital Visuality in Cultural Identity Construction: Notes from the Festival of Pacific Arts.” Journal de La Société Des Océanistes, no. 142–143 (December 31, 2016): 131–42. https://doi.org/10.4000/jso.7605.

Li, Cheng. “China’s ‘Digital Natives’: How the Post-’90s Generation Is Transforming the Country.” Brookings (blog), September 27, 2021. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2021/09/27/chinas-digital-natives-how-the-post-90s-generation-is-transforming-the-country/.

The I in Internet in Jia Tolentino’s (2019) Trick Mirror. https://lab.cccb.org/en/the-i-in-the-internet/

Music and editing:

“Playing Together.” Playing Together Azovmusic Download MP3 Melody Loops, https://www.melodyloops.com/tracks/playing-together/.

Audacity audio software was used for the sound editing of the episode.


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