CfP: Book on Online Virality

The book Online Virality, edited by Valérie Schafer and Fred Pailler within the frame of the HIVI Project (https://hivi.uni.lu), aims to focus on the many ways we may think about online virality, historicise it and analyse the circulation, reception, evolution of viral born-digital content. Virality, information circulation and content sharing always intertwine a heterogeneous arrangement of material, … Continued

The VIRAL seminar (season 2)

During the 2022-2023 academic year, the VIRAL seminar will continue to focus on the many ways we may think about online virality and analyse the circulation of born-digital content. The seminar will offer an interdisciplinary overview of virality, digital cultures, circulations and traces. It includes three main presentation types: analysis of corpora, methodological considerations, and … Continued

Discover a Meme (3): The Disaster Girl

by Jessica Pereira Creation Zoë Roth is a name that some might be familiar with, but “Disaster Girl” is more likely to invoke a reaction. Yet they are one and the same. The meme “Disaster Girl” is a picture of a little girl smiling devilishly into the camera in front a burning house, as if … Continued

Défis européens partagés

Ce livre numérique est un projet collectif initié par la professeure Valérie Schafer dans le cadre du séminaire Digital Europe et mené par les étudiants de deuxième année du Master en histoire européenne contemporaine (MAHEC) de l’Université du Luxembourg. Les chapitres de cet ouvrage collectif portent sur des thématiques européennes sensibles et amplifiées en ligne, … Continued

Discover a meme (2): “Leave Britney alone!” and the #FreeBritney movement

By Jessica Pereira  Creation “She’s so lucky, she’s a star, but she cry, cry, cries in her lonely heart, thinking: If there’s nothing missing in my life, then why do these tears come at night?” – Lucky by Britney Spears.  In this song of the year 2000 Britney Spears shared her discontent with her life as a celebrity. All … Continued

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