The 4th RESAW Conference dive deep into Mainstream vs. Marginal Content in Web History and Web Archives

The Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg organised the 4th RESAW Conference online. With the support of the FNR (Luxembourg National Research Fund; RESCOM/2020/15002969) the conference took place on June 17-18 , 2021. The main topic was related to “Mainstream vs. Marginal Content in Web History and Web Archives”. The Conference … Continued

Gifcities

A special project of the Internet Archive. ” (…) The GeoCities Animated Gif Search Engine was a special project of the Internet Archive done as part of our 20th Anniversary to highlight and celebrate fun aspects of the amazing history of the web as represented in the web archive and the Wayback Machine. GeoCities was … Continued

Memes and gifs

Albin Wagener, “The Postdigital Emergence of Memes and GIFs: Meaning, Discourse, and Hypernarrative Creativity”, Postdigit Sci Educ, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42438-020-00160-1 Abstract: The use of memes and GIFs has a significant influence on interactions in social networks and online forums. As productions or utterances, these modes of communication benefit from thorough research works, notably led by Shifman, thus … Continued

Newslore

Frank Russell, Newslore. Contemporary Folklore on the Internet, University Press of Mississipi, 2011. ” (…) In Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet author Russell Frank offers a snapshot of the items of newslore disseminated via the Internet that gained the widest currency around the turn of the millennium. Among the newsmakers lampooned in e-mails and on the … Continued

Gifs

A wonderful illustrated article that allows to explore the long history of gif through text and images. Eppink, J., “A brief history of the GIF (so far)”, Journal of Visual Culture, 2014, 13(3), pp. 298- 306. Read more

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© Université du Luxembourg 2021. All rights reserved

© Université du Luxembourg 2021. All rights reserved

© Université du Luxembourg 2021. All rights reserved