So long, farewell…

After five years and six months exploring how new media have impacted on how people represent themselves, the Ego Media Project ended on October 31st 2019.

So, for our final blog post, here’s a list of some of our team members’ relevant articles and books by team members during the project.

Clare Brant

“Devouring Time Finds Paper Toughish: What’s Happened to Handwritten Letters in the Twenty-First Century?” A/b: Auto/Biography Studies 21, no. 1 (January 1, 2006): 7–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/08989575.2006.10815147.

Eighteenth-Century Letters and British Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

“Imaginative Agency: New Possibilities.” European Journal of Life Writing, Vol Viii, DM143–DM170 2019. https://doi.org/10.21827/ejlw.8.35554

Rob Gallagher

“Eliciting Euphoria Online: The Aesthetics of ‘ASMR’ Video Culture.” Film Criticism 40, no. 2 (2016). https://doi.org/10.3998/fc.13761232.0040.202.

Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity. New York; London: Routledge, 2017.

Videogames, Identity and Digital Subjectivity book jacket

“Minecrafting Masculinities: Gamer Dads, Queer Childhoods and Father-Son Gameplay in A Boy Made of Blocks.” Game Studies 18, no. 2 (September 2018).

“‘The Game Becomes the Mediator of All Your Relationships’: Life Narrative and Networked Intimacy in Nina Freeman’s Cibele.” European Journal of Life Writing 8 (May 18, 2019): DM33–55. https://doi.org/10.21827/ejlw.8.35549.

“‘ASMR’ Autobiographies and the (Life-)Writing of Digital Subjectivity.” Convergence 25, no. 2 (April 1, 2019): 260–77. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856518818072.

“‘All the Other Players Want to Look at My Pad’: Grime, Gaming, and Digital Identity.” G|A|M|E Games as Art, Media, Entertainment 1, no. 6 (2017). https://www.gamejournal.it/?p=3150.

“Volatile Memories: Personal Data and Post Human Subjectivity in The Aspern Papers, Analogue: A Hate Story and Tacoma.” Games and Culture, April 15, 2019, 1555412019841477. https://doi.org/10.1177/1555412019841477.

“’Gaiety George’ and the Making of Modern Celebrity.” Strandlines, September 13, 2017. https://www.strandlines.london/2017/09/13/gaiety-george-and-the-making-of-modern-celebrity/.

“Plotting the Loop: Videogames and Narratability.” In The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative Theories, edited by Zara Dinnen and Robyn Warhol, 174–86. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Gallagher, Rob, and Ana Parejo Vadillo. “Animating Sight and Song: A Meditation on Identity, Fair Use, and Collaboration.” 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century 2015, no. 21 (December 10, 2015). https://doi.org/10.16995/ntn.754.

Alexandra Georgakopoulou

With Teresa Spilioti, The Routledge Handbook of Language & Digital Communication. London: Routledge (2015).

“Friends and followers ‘in the know’: A narrative interactional approach to social media participation”. In Mildorf, J. & Thomas, B. (eds.) Dialogue across media. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 155-178 (2016).

“‘Friendly’ comments: Interactional displays of alignment on Facebook and YouTube”. In S. Leppaenen, S. Kytola & Westinen, E. (eds.) Diversity and identification on social media. London: Routledge. 178-207 (2016).

With Cedric Deschrijver. “The social mediatization of the economy: shifting discourses, audiences & participation”. Language @ Internet 16, (2018).

“Communicating time & place on digital media. Multi- layered temporalities and relocalizations”. Special Issue. Discourse, Context & Media 9, (2015).

“Sharing the moment as small stories: The interplay between practices & affordances in the social media-curation of lives”. Narrative Inquiry 27: 311-333, (2017).

“‘Whose context collapse?’: Ethical challenges & clashes in the study of language & social media in context”. Applied Linguistics Review 8: 1-32, (2016)

“Introduction: Communicating time & place on digital media. Multi-layered temporalities and relocalizations”. Special Issue. Discourse, Context & Media 9, (2015).

“Sharing as rescripting: Place manipulations on YouTube between narrative and social media affordances”. Discourse, Context & Media 9: 64-72, (2015).

Bamberg, M, and Alexandra Georgakopoulou. “Small Stories as a New Perspective in Narrative and Identity Analysis.” Text & Talk 28 (2008): 377–96.

“Storytelling on the Go: Breaking News Stories as a Travelling Narrative Genre.” In The Travelling Concepts of Narrative., edited by M Hatavara, L.-C. Hydén, and M Hyvärinen. Amsterdam: Benjamins, n.d.

“From Narrating the Self to Posting Self(Ies): A Small Stories Approach to Selfies.” Open Linguistics 2, no. 1 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1515/opli-2016-0014.

“Small Stories Transposition and Social Media: A Micro-Perspective on the ‘Greek Crisis.’” Discourse & Society 25, no. 4 (July 1, 2014): 519–39. https://doi.org/10.1177/0957926514536963.

Small Stories, Interaction and Identities. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2007.

“‘On MSN with Buff Boys’: Self- and Other-Identity Claims in the Context of Small Stories.” Journal of Sociolinguistics 12 (2008): 597–626.

“Small Stories Transposition and Social Media: A Micro-Perspective on the ‘Greek Crisis’’.’” Discourse & Society 25, no. 4 (July 2014): 519–39.

“Small Stories Research: A Narrative Paradigm for the Analysis of Social Media.” In The Sage Handbook of Social Media Research Methods, edited by Anabel Quan-Haase and Luke Sloan, 266–81. London: Sage, 2017.

Georgakopoulou, Alexandra, and Korina Giaxoglou. “Emplotment in the Social Mediatization of the Economy: The Poly-Storying of Economist Yanis Varoufakis.” Language@Internet 16, no. 6 (December 28, 2018). http://www.languageatinternet.org/articles/2018si/georgakopoulou2.

“Reflection and Self-Disclosure from the Small Stories Perspective: A Study of Identity Claims in Interview and Conversational Data.” In Telling Stories. Building Bridges among Language, Narrative, Identity, Interaction, Society and Culture., edited by D Schiffrin, A De Fina, and A Nylund, 226–47. Washington, DC: Georgetown UP, 2009.

Sloan, Luke, Anabel Quan-Haase, and Alexandra Georgakopoulou, eds. “Small Stories Research: A Narrative Paradigm for the Analysis of Social Media.” In The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods, 266–81. Los Angeles; London: SAGE Publications, 2017.

Alison McKinlay

McKinlay, A.R, and L.L Ridsdale. “Views of People With Epilepsy About Web-Based Self-Presentation: A Qualitative Study.” Interactive Journal of Medical Research 8, no. 7 (2018): e10349. https://doi.org/10.2196/10349.

Pearson, C, R Swindale, P Keighley, A.R McKinlay, and L Ridsdale. “Not Just a Headache: Qualitative Study About Web-Based Self-Presentation and Social Media Use by People With Migraine.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 21, no. 6 (2019): e10479. https://doi.org/10.2196/10479.

Alisa Miller

“Blogging the Iraq War: Soldiers, Civilians and Institutions.” European Journal of Life Writing 8 (2019). https://ejlw.eu/article/view/35551.

Rupert Brooke in the First World War, Liverpool University Press, 2018

Rupert Brooke in the First World War book jacket

‘War writing as Ego-Media’, RUSI Journal (2019).

Feigel, Lara & Alisa Miller, ‘’This is something which we know, in our bones, we cannot do’: Hopes and fears for a united Europe in Britain after the Second World War’ in Ina Haberman (ed.), The Road to Brexit (Manchester University Press, 2019).

‘England and France in the First World War: Translating the myth of the poet soldier’, 49-64 in Nicholas Bianchi & Toby Garfitt (eds.), Writing the Great War/Comment écrire la Grande Guerre? (Peter Lang, 2017).

‘Aesthetic Mobilisation in 1914: Looking at Europe,’ British Journal of Military History, 2.2 (2016), pp 12-41.

Leone Ridsdale

McKinlay, A.R, and L.L Ridsdale. “Views of People With Epilepsy About Web-Based Self-Presentation: A Qualitative Study.” Interactive Journal of Medical Research 8, no. 7 (2018): e10349. https://doi.org/10.2196/10349.

Pearson, C, R Swindale, P Keighley, A.R McKinlay, and L Ridsdale. “Not Just a Headache: Qualitative Study About Web-Based Self-Presentation and Social Media Use by People With Migraine.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 21, no. 6 (2019): e10479. https://doi.org/10.2196/10479.

Ridsdale, L, and S Hudd. “What Do Patients Want and Not Want to See about Themselves on the Computer Screen?” Scand J Prim Health Care 15, no. 4 (1997): 1–4.

Ridsdale, L, C Virdi, A. J. Noble, and Myfanwy M. Morgan. “Explanations given by People with Epilepsy for Using Emergency Medical Services: A Qualitative Study.” Epilepsy and Behavior 25 (n.d.): 529–33.

Ridsdale, L, I. Kwan, and M Morgan. “How Can a Nurse Intervention Help People with Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy? A Qualitative Study of Patients’ Views.” Seizure 12 (2003): 69–73.

Ridsdale, L, M Morgan, and C O’Connor. “Promoting Self-Care in Epilepsy.” Patient Educ. Couns. 37 (1999): 43–47.

Saunderson, E, and L Ridsdale. “General Practitioners’ Beliefs and Attitudes about How to Respond to Death and Bereavement: A Qualitative Study.” British Medical Journal. 319 (1999): 293–96.

Rebecca Roach

Masschelein, Anneleen, and Rebecca Roach. “Putting Things Together: To Interviewing as Creative Practice.” Biography 41, no. 2 (July 19, 2018): 169–78. https://doi.org/10.1353/bio.2018.0018.

“Epilepsy, Digital Technology and the Black-Boxed Self.” New Media & Society 20, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 2880–97. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444817736926.

Literature and the Rise of the Interview. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2018.

Literature and the Rise of the Interview book jacket

“Hero and Bad Motherland: J. M. Coetzee’s Computational Critique.” Contemporary Literature 59 (2018): 80–111.

“J. M. Coetzee’s Aesthetic Automatism.” Modern Fiction Studies 65, no. 2 (Summer 2019).

Max Saunders

Futurology: how a group of visionaries looked beyond the possible a century ago and predicted today’s world” In The Conversation (August 2019)

‘Science and Futurology in the To-Day and To-Morrow Series: Matter, Consciousness, Time and Language’, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 34:1 (March 2009), 69-79; in a special issue devoted to To-Day and To-Morrow, ed. Max Saunders and Brian Hurwitz. https://doi.og/10.1179/174327909X421461

Feigel, Lara, and Max Saunders. “Writing Between the Lives: Life Writing and the Work of Mediation.” Life Writing 9, no. 3 (2012): 241–48. https://doi.org/10.1080/14484528.2012.691867.

‘The Future in Modernism: C. K. Ogden’s To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series’, in Utopia: The Avant-Garde, Modernism and (Im)possible Life, Ed. David Ayers, Benedikt Hjartarson, Tomi Huttunen, and Harri Veivo, in the series European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2015), 397-410. ISBN 978-3-11-043478-1

“‘Fusions and Interrelations’: Family Memoirs of Henry James, Edmund Gosse, and Others.”, A History of English Autobiography, edited by Adam Smyth, 255–68. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139939799.018.

‘The To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series and Aldous Huxley’, in Aldous Huxley Annual, vol. 17/18 (2017/2018). Ed Bernfried Nugel, Jerome Meckier. Zurich: LIT, 2019

Saunders, Max. Imagined Futures: Writing, Science, and Modernity in the To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series, 1923-31. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2019.

Imagined Futures book jacket

Still to come… Ego Media: The impact of new media on forms and practices of self-presentation our digital publication, should be out in 2020.

Until then…

Written by:

Dr Lisa Gee is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate on the Ego-Media Project