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DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 4, Issue 2 | © transcript 2019 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2018-0205 The New Media, the Youth and Renegotiation of Ethnic and Religious Identity in Nigeria Nelson Obinna Omenugha and Henry Chigozie Duru Abstract: Among others, the new media platforms are endowed with the capac- ity to reach wider targets of different demographic orientation; scat- tered at different geographical location. They also enable interaction between people; irrespective of location, religious divide and cultural inclination; ultimately for collaboration

DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 4, Issue 2 | © transcript 2019 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2018-0210 Understanding Cosmo-Literature The Extensions of New Media Reham Hosny “I have always imagined the information space as something to which everyone has immediate and intuitive access, and not just to browse, but to create.” (Tim Berners-lee 1999: 169) Abstract The central objective of this paper is to provide a new conceptual theo- retical framework starting from the role of new new media in shaping a new kind of literature, which I call Cosmo-Literature. Towards

, access is still an issue for the global south, as well as for marginalised com- munities throughout the world. We also show how gender inequalities and hierarchies are reproduced in digital spaces, demonstrating that even where women have equal access, possibilities for discrimination and oppression remain. We conclude by arguing that there remain important tasks for scholars of technology and new media, namely to monitor the material and symbolic significance of new technological developments as they emerge and to examine the ways in which they may reflect and

ZiG | Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Germanistik 7|2016|H2 | © transcript 2016 Identität im Transit Nicht-Or te und die Dissoziation des Subjekts in Terézia Moras Roman Der einzige Mann auf dem Kontinent Erika Hammer Abstract Referring to Marc Augé’s theory of non-places, the article shows how the protagonist of Teré- zia Mora’s second novel Der einzige Mann auf dem Kontinent (2009) undergoes a pro- cess of dissociation when moving either in indistinguishable, non-identifiable non-places or in virtual worlds offered by the new media. These virtual worlds

) community and analyse its visibility within the apps. By close reading the two case studies, we examine poten- tial “smartphone communities” in their temporal dimensions, as well as their demands and promises of participation. In order to gain a perspective that is neither adverse to new media nor celebratory of assumed participatory community phenomena, the article aims to interrogate the examples regarding their potential for individua- tion/dividuation and community building/dissolution. In doing so, the games’ conditions and the impositions placed on the players

University Frankfurt in the interdisci- plinary research-group “Transformations of Privacy”. Marisa McGarry is a Lecturer in Digital Culture at Bowdoin College. Stefania Milan is Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of Amster- dam and Principal Investigator at DATACTIVE, investigating the evolution of activism vis-à-vis datafication. Dhiraj Murthy is an Associate Professor at the School of Journalism and the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. Jennifer Pybus is a Senior Lecturer at the London College of Communication. Ramón

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Content Introduction Digital Citizens Ramón Reichert and Karin Wenz 5 I Digital Citizenship: Historical and Methodological Overview Mapping a Changing Field A Literature Review on Digital Citizenship Louise Jørring, António Valentim and Pablo Porten-Cheé 11 The Ironies of Digital Citizenship Educational Imaginaries and Digital Losers Across Three Decades Lina Rahm 39 II Digital Literacy and Social Regulation The New Media, the Youth and Renegotiation of Ethnic and Religious Identity in Nigeria Nelson Obinna Omenugha and Henry Chigozie Duru 65 Cognition On

paper “The New Media, the Youth and Renegotiation of Ethnic and Religious Identity in Nigeria” the new media use of the population of young Nigerians “with the view to assessing how much their use habit may have exposed them to this sort of socialization”. In their analysis, they conclude that the quest to promote cross-ethnic and cross-religious tolerance and harmony in Nigeria should discuss the opportunities presented by the new media. Against this background, they suggest that policymakers and other relevant institutions should work towards maximizing

University of Utrecht. Karin Wenz is an assistant professor for Media Culture at Maastricht University and director of studies of the MA Media Culture. Stefan Werning is currently working as an assistant pro- fessor for New Media and Game Studies at the University of Utrecht. X-Texte bei t r anscr ipt Dierk Spreen Upgradekultur Der Körper in der Enhancement-Gesellschaft Enhancement, Prothesen, Körper-Upgrade – in letzter Zeit ist eine- technologische Durchdringung des Körpers zu beobachten, die als Symptom eines tiefgreifenden gesellschaftlichen, ökonomischen und

Communication & Leadership IKF in Lucerne, Switzerland and pro-rector of the Teachers Training University of Central Switzerland. Bernd Bösel is an assistant professor at the Institute for Art and Media Studies, University of Potsdam. Tega Brain is an artist and environmental engineer. She is Assistant Professor of New Media at SUNY Purchase and teaches at the School for Poetic Computation. Robert Cercós is an industrial engineer and interaction designer. He is a doctoral researcher in Media and Communication, RMIT University. Stefan Danter is a doctoral student at the