I’m very happy to have been asked to contribute to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Communication. I’m looking forward to writing my entry with the working title, “Race and Affect.” The contribution will […]
Open access publication on “careful co-presence” in transnational families
My latest article is out in Social Media + Society. Here’s the abstract: This article investigates how migrants experience “co-presence” with their loved ones through social media. On the basis of empirical investigation, the article […]
Co-editing special issue on migration and emotion for International Journal of Cultural Studies
Together with Prof. Sandra Ponzanesi, I’m a guest editor at the International Journal of Cultural Studies for a special issue on Migration, Media, and Emotion. I’m very much looking forward to going through the 80 […]
Open Access Publication of “Diaspora and Mapping Methodologies”
Excited to announce the open access publication of our article with Global Networks. It’s a discussion of how we combine ‘big data’ research with ethnographic methods and feminist ethics with the aim of better understanding […]
Contributing to the SAGE Handbook of Migration and Media
I’m very happy to have been asked to write an entry on affect and emotion for the Keywords section of the Handbook of Migration and Media edited by Koen Leurs, Kevin Smets, Myria Georgiou, Saskia Witteborn and Radhika Gajjala and under contract with SAGE. It’s planned to come out in September 2019. Here’s the editors’ rationale for the book:
Book review of “Digital Ethnography” in New Media & Society
Super pleased to see my review of Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice published in New Media & Society today.
Open access publication of commentary in issue #4 of Spheres on Media and Migration
I was asked to write a commentary for the latest issue of Spheres: Journal for Digital Cultures. The journal is open access, and this issue is dedicated to the theme of international migration and the […]
My book is out: ‘The Internet and Formations of Iranian American-ness’
I’m very happy to share that my book has been released.
Open access publication of “Locating Home in a Digital Age”
Just got notified by Taylor and Francis that my article was included in their Social Media Research collection, which explores digital media and internet technology from various perspectives. That means it’s now openly and freely accessible online!
Open access publication of “Europe Says OXI: ‘online camaraderie’ and European Crisis”
How great to have my piece included in this very timely special issue of the open access journal of the Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies Association. The theme is Fortress Europe: Media, Migration and Borders, and it presents a range of case studies on the media coverage of the so-called “refugee crisis” in Europe. It highlights how Europe and the violence that its borders inflict upon bodies comes to produce refugees as “other,” and explores the role of various (digital) media representations in consolidating or challenging the dominant tropes around the figures of the migrant, refugee, and asylum seeker.