Tag: narrative

My notes on Tufekci, Z (2019) The Real Reason Fans Hate the Last Season of Game of Thrones. Scientific American: Observations. May 2019. This fascinating piece reflects on Game of Thrones as “sociological and institutional storytelling in a medium dominated by the psychological and the individual”, driven by characters who “evolve in response to the […]

We often think of self-narrative as something self-grounding, reflecting the truth of a person even if that truth might change over the life course. If we take issue with this, we turn to the bare objective facts of someone’s life as a counterpoint to the unreliably subjective stories they tell. This oscillation misses the important […]

Second Call for Papers  ‘Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters’ The Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of June 2014. Confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are: Ann Phoenix, University of London Ken Plummer, University of Essex This conference builds on the University of Huddersfield’s long held tradition […]

First Call for Papers ‘Troubling Narratives: Identity Matters’ The Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of June 2014. Confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are: Ann Phoenix, University of London Ken Plummer, University of Essex This conference builds on the University of Huddersfield’s long held […]