Tag: Erving Goffman

“I’m All I Wanna Be” – Video Self Presentation in the Age of COVID-19

By Steven Dashiell As COVID-19 makes videoconferencing more normative, one sociologist examines who much work goes into what we see, and don’t see, in the webcam image. The…

Ep #57 Narratives of Loss: Baptiste Brossard talks Alzheimer’s Disease & Social Dimensions of Ageing

The Familiar Strange · #57 Narratives Of Loss: Dr Brossard on Alzheimer’s, Looping Effects & Resuscitating Past Personhood “I’m giving mundane examples here, but it can be a…

“Clip und klug” – Interview mit den Macher*innen der wunderbaren Video-Reihe zu soziologischen Theorien

  “Clip und klug” heißt ein Projekt an der Universität Rostock, in dem Studierende am Institut für Soziologie und Demographie gemeinsam mit unserer wissenschaftlichen Beirätin Dr. Yvonne N…

What Did Hosni Mubarak Mean By “Democracy”

That democracy means different things to different people is a truism so obvious as to be banal. But the intercultural problem that raises remains perpetually interesting: what do…

“Cooling Out” the Victims of the Grad School Pyramid System