Memory studies, imagology, cultural nationalism, ecocriticism and literature, 19th Century cultural nationalism, Romantism, medivalism, historicism
Lecturer in Sociology and Global Studies, National University of Singapore (2016-present)
Iskandar Zulkarnain is a scholar whose interests broadly cover digital humanities, digital media studies, new media art and theory, postcolonial and counterculture discourses, and popular techno-cultures. He is currently a visiting faculty at the Department of Media and Society at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. His book manuscript project, Programming Archipelago: Digital Visual Cultures and Nationalism in Indonesia, examines various forms of digital nationalism in post-authoritarian Indonesia and connects them to the historical trajectory of media technologies and nationalism in the country.
I am a Berlin based masters student currently working on postcolonial poetry and the construction of nation in a postcolonial literary context.
Canadian literature, nationalism, modernism, contemporary poetry, travel writing, digital humanities, identity politics
Counter-colonialism and the Afrofuturist utopica in Black Panther. American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Conference. Denver, CO, November 2018.
A “Proper” Hindu woman: Hindu nationalism vs. feminist activism on social media. International Society for Media, Religion, and Culture (ISMRC). Boulder, CO, August 2018
(Re)telling History: The fiction of idealized Hindu nationhood. Bri…
Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online. Routledge, 2018.
“Hijabi Cosplay: Negotiating Spheres of Religious, Cultural, and Fan Identities,” in Morehead, John, ed. Fantastic Fan Cultures and the Sacred. McFarland [Forthcoming].
“Mediating Hindu Identities: cultural regrouping online,” in Zeiler, Xenia, ed. Digital Hinduism. Routledge [Forthcoming].
Areas: Contemporary Hinduism and Islam Research interests: Nationalism, Religion and Media, Religion in Popular Culture, Secularism, Gender
collective memory, historiography, national identity in Israeli, Palestinian, and Spanish Peninsular Lit. Jewish Studies, Sephardic Studies.
Chaucer, Cultural Geography, Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Sex/Gender System, Queer Theory
XVII- and XVIII-century academies, XIX-century debates on character and national identity; gender studies; women writers; neorealist cinema.
…A Short Reading of Russian Nationalism via Ilminsky’s Education System (İlminskiy’nin Eğitim Sistemi Üzerinden Rus Milliyetçiliğinin Kısa Bir Okuması)…
Ph.D. candidate who studies theories of nationalism and ethnicity, focusing on Caucasian and Middle East. Kocaeli University
Turkish Nationalism in Azerbaijan during the Tsarist Period (Çarlık Dönemi Azerbaycan’da Türk Milliyetçiliği)
Metehan Karakurt primary research interests include theories of nationalism and ethnicity, caucasian studies, political philosophy. He also writes short stories and novella.