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MemberIskandar Zulkarnain

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.  

MemberJuli Gittinger

… Washington, DC. March 18, 2019.

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…
…role Cusack and John Morehead. McFarland.

“Mediating Hindu Identities: cultural regrouping online,” in Digital Hinduism. Edited by Xenia Zeiler.  Routledge [Forthcoming].

 

2018

Hinduism and Hindu Nationalism Online. Routledge, 2018 (book)

“Hijabi Cosplay: performances of culture, religion, and fandom,” Journal of Religion and Popular Culture. 30.2 (Summer): 87-105.

 

2017           …

Areas: Contemporary Hinduism and Islam Research interests: Nationalism, Religion and Media, Religion in Popular Culture, Secularism, Gender