“Selfie Suburbia: Whites Online in the Early Twenty-First Century”
Snapshot photography has been a means for white Americans to affirm their identities and collectively participate in circulating fictions about “normal” Americans that naturalize and legitimize ideals of whiteness. As whites became more precarious in the early twenty-first century, they adopted several new snapshot trends for signifying their enjoyment of increasingly fictional good life fantasies.
Friday Forum Spring 2016 Schedule
Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 202
A weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities. Join us for light refreshments and weekly presentations by your fellow graduate students.
April 8th- Andrew Woods, Politics
April 15th- Claudia Lopez, Sociology
April 22nd- Jordan Reznick, HAVC
April 29th- Erin McElroy- Feminist Studies
May 6th- Raul Tadle- Economics
May 13th- Cathy Thomas, Literature
May 20th- Trung Nguyen, History of Consciousness
May 27th- Rebecca Ora, Film of Digital Media
June 3rd- Veronica Zablotsky, Feminist Studies