Virtual Popular Culture

Title

Virtual Popular Culture

Authors

Tom Boellstorff

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Description

Virtual worlds represent an important new modality of human interaction. In this discussion, Tom Boellstorff, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California and Editor-in-Chief, American Anthropologist, will focus on emerging forms of popular culture in virtual worlds, the promise of ethnographic methods for studying these emerging forms of popular culture, and the broad social implications of their emergence.

Publication Date

12-1-2009

Keywords

virtual worlds, popular culture, ethnographic methods, human interaction

Disciplines

Communication | Social and Cultural Anthropology

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