Congratulations Desiree!

On February 1st, Desiree Dighton unconditionally passed her oral examinations, making her officially ABD! Her working dissertation title is “MAKING WHITE PEOPLE AFRAID AGAIN: The visual rhetoric of anti-gentrification activism.” Desiree’s committee is comprised of Helen Burgess, Paul Fyfe, Vicki Gallagher, and David Rieder (advisor). Congratulations Desiree!

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CRDM Symposium Deadline Extension!

Deadline Extended: On March 27-28, the CRDM will hold its annual symposium with this year’s theme being: Hybrid Play. The symposium is organized by Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva, and the associate organizer is Dr. Nick Taylor. As a part of this year’s symposium, select students will have the opportunity to work with one of …

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Kudos for Kendra!

Earlier today, Kendra Andrews unconditionally passed her written and oral preliminary examinations, which makes her officially ABD. The focus of Kendra's exams was the intersection of critical pedagogy, technological literacy, and digital pedagogy and her working dissertation title is "Voices from the Inside: An Exploration of Teachers' Voices on Technology in the 21st Century Classroom." …

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Krystin Gollihue becomes ABD!

On Monday, January 8th, Krystin Gollihue successfully passed her written and oral exams. Krystin's committee is comprised of Helen Burgess, Stacey Pigg, Emily Winderman, Nick Taylor, all of NC State University and Jody Shipka of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The successful passing of exams marks Krystin's move toward writing her dissertation with a working …

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CRDM Collaboration: Joel Schneier and Peter Kudenov publish together in Mobile, Media, and Communication

Joel Schneier and Peter Kudenov have published an article in Mobile Media & Communication titled "Texting in Motion: Keystroke logging and observing synchronous mobile discourse." The article, currently available Online First, discusses an experimental study that Joel and Peter designed to observe how people compose text messages in-the-moment. Using a GoPro camera, a spare smartphone, and a unique …

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JeongHyun Lee becomes ABD with Flying Colors!

Congratulations to JeongHyun Lee, ABD!  After passing her preliminary exams with flying colors, JeongHyun will be moving forward in her dissertation research. JeongHyun's research focus is digital memory pratices and posthumanism. Her dissertation will be a genealogical investigation of digital memory practices and posthuman subjectivation, “Time-machines: A genealogy of digital memory and posthuman subjectivation”. JeongHyun’s …

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CRDM Faculty and Students Attend Haraway Talk at Duke University

By Melissa Stone On Wednesday October 26th, Donna Haraway, Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department at UC-Santa Cruz, gave a presentation titled, “Making Oddkin: Telling Stories for Earthly Survival” as apart of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Futures event series. Several members of the CRDM faculty and student body attended the …

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