This project allows me to consider ways in which to build upon and further systematize for the analysis of social media small stories research, a paradigm for narrative & identities analysis for everyday life storytelling.
How is the Internet changing our understanding of the voice, and of the relationship between speech and identity? This project looks at how we communicate, construct identities and circulate biographical narratives in the era of podcasting, video streams, Skype and Siri.
This project will study a group of patients with epilepsy, a chronic condition with profound social and biographical implications, and their use of social media and the digital environment more broadly.
I examine how writers and literary critics have since mid century, drawn on conceptions of, and advances in, Cybernetics, programming, AI, language processing, and lately the area of Human Computer Interaction in their work.
Through ethnographic research, this project explores how digital health technology and converged social media (Facebook and Instagram), impacts and influences upon self-representations, autobiographical narratives, and health practices, both on and offline.
I aim to investigate how affordances shape our online self-presentations on social networks. The role of the software in how we use online social platforms such as Facebook is currently not well understood.
Max’s research for Ego-Media looks at how digitally-enabled self-presentation has altered our sense of life and life-narratives, and the implications of these changes for us as human subjects and social beings.