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

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. British Commonwe…
…role Cusack and John Morehead. McFarland.

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



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

MemberMartin Alejandro Biaggini

He is a Senior Technician in Film Direction (ESC), Professor in History (ISSJ), Bachelor in the Teaching of Combined Arts (UNLA), Specialist in Education, Languages ​​and Media (UNSaM) and Master in Education and Media (UNSaM). It is part of the audiovisual collective TV Matanza Cultural Coop. Ltda. and Matanza Arde, in which he performs as a filmmaker. As a teacher, in addition to numerous courses and seminars in state and private entities, he served as a professor at the National University of La Matanza, the University of Belgrano and is currently a professor at the National Arturo Jauretche University and the National University of Lanús. He coordinates the Aesthetics Area in the Culture Studies Program (UNAJ), is the coordinator of the International Art, Culture and Politics Conference (UNAJ), which is held annually since 2015 and forms part of the editorial committee of the E-verba journal (UNAJ-BCC).