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Zulkarnain, Iskandar

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Research Interests
  • digital media
  • new media
  • postcolonial digital humanities
  • software studies
  • game studies
  • social media
  • media history/media archaeology
  • Southeast Asia
  • film studies
  • counterculture movement
Dissertation Project

“‘Programming’ the Archipelago: Digital Visual Cultures and Nationalism in Indonesia”

Publications and Presentations
  • “‘Playable’ Nationalism: Nusantara Online Game and the ‘Gamification’ of Historical Reconstructions,” Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia (Under revision, 2014)
  • “Decoding the Digital Conference,” Report, Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, Vol. 41.3 (November/December 2013)
  • “Polyspatial Resistance for the Sake of the ‘Real’ Subalterns: Electronic Civil Disobedience as a Form of Hacktivism,” in M. B, Hackler (Ed.), On and Off the Page: Mapping Place in Text and Culture (Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009), pp. 219-42
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • InVisible Culture Journal Digital Fellowship, University of Rochester
  • Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, University of Rochester
  • Celeste Hughes Bishop Award for Distinction in Graduate Studies, University of Rochester
  • Humanities Arts Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) Scholar
  • Hoso Bunka Foundation Research Grant
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • Ways of Seeing: Cyber Asia (Fall 2012), University of Rochester