[Air-l] identity readings?

Bob Rehak zencat at indiana.edu
Wed Dec 21 12:36:59 PST 2005


Nathaniel, you might also check out my article on Lacanian psychoanalytic film
theory and videogame subjectivity:

"Playing at Being: Psychoanalysis and the Avatar." The Video Game Theory Reader,
eds. Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron (New York: Routledge, 2003). 103-127.

Best,
Bob

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Bob Rehak

Department of Communication and Culture
Mottier Hall, 1790 East Tenth St.
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN  47405-9700

Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal
www.sagepub.co.uk/animation


> On 21 Dec 2005, at 18:41, Nathaniel Poor wrote:
> 
> > hello group
> >
> > anybody know of a good online identity piece for a 400-level class?
> > 20-25 pages? recent?
> >
> > I like some of Turkle's chapters for this, but they're so old they  
> > talk
> > about MUDs and such and instead of having the students focus on online
> > identity issues they end up rejecting the entire thing because they
> > don't understand what a MUD is and it is very foreign to their online
> > experience
> >
> > so if there was something more recent...
> >
> > something like "here is identity.... here is how online identity  
> > can be
> > different and why"
> > (so yeah sort of intro)
> > but academic!
> >
> > (yes, I'm building syllabi...)
> >
> > oh, and something about facebook
> > they all know what it is (all the freshman at Albion had accounts
> > within the first two weeks of school!)
> > but something that put an academic spin on it
> > looks at it through the lens of THEORY!!!!
> > something like that...
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > I hope everyone's end of term went well (or is continuing to do so)
> >
> > ^_^  ndp...
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------
> > Nathaniel Poor, Ph.D.
> > www.umich.edu/~natpoor
> > Visiting Assistant Professor
> > Communication Studies Dept.
> > Albion College
> > http://www.albion.edu/speech/
> >
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