All the Rage: Digital Bodies and Deadly Play in the Age of the Suicide Bomber

  • Carolyn Guertin
Keywords: Social Theory, Capitalism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Critique, Digital Society, Sociology, Scholarly Journal, Peer reviewed journal, Ben Agger, Tim Luke

Author Biography

Carolyn Guertin
Carolyn Guertin is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Director of the eCreate Lab in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Arlington. Doing her best to sow Canadian liberalism in foreign soil, she is also Senior McLuhan Fellow at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto—where she was SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow from 2004-06. She earned her PhD in digital narrative in the Department of English at the University of Alberta, Canada. She has taught, exhibited and published internationally, and does theoretical work in cyberfeminism, the born-digital arts, information aesthetics, cultural studies, and postliteracy (aka media literacy). She is a literary adviser to the Electronic Literature Organization, an editorial board member of Convergence, a founding editor of the online journal MediaTropes, which will debut in 2007, and curator of Assemblage: The Online Women's New Media Gallery. She is working on a new book called Connective Tissue: Queer Bodies, Postdramatic Performance and New Media Aesthetics.