Reading list

From the team behind Miss Representation. Coming in 2014, an exploration of American masculinity. “the Mask we live in ” video.


The Mask of Identity Pirandello explored the range of ironic contrasts in the dichotomy between the mask, which may be assumed as a disguise, and the face that may or may not exist behind it. 

Vision and Art, the Biology of seeing by M Livingstone

“Contre les Racines” written by  Maurizio Bettini Flammarion (6 Sept. 2017), advocating “horizontal roots” rather than “vertical roots” for defining ones identity.

Au crépuscule des lieux : Habiter ce monde en transition fulgurante by Pierre Giorgini (French) Paperback – 26 Oct 2016, how we are not belonging to only one place , how to define us in relation to multiple places

Meeting the needs of refugee children and young people seeking asylum

Emerging topical areas in this line of research mainly include three categories:
(1) the impact of national/ethnic culture on the development of new
(2) the impact of new media on cultural/social identity, and
(3) the impact of new media (especially social media) on different aspects of intercultural communication (e.g., intercultural relationships, intercultural adaptation, and intercultural conflict).
 [China Media Research. 2012; 8(2): 1-10]
Off the Network is a fresh and authoritative examination of how the hidden logic of the Internet, social media, and the digital network is changing users’ understanding of the world—and why that should worry us. Ulises Ali Mejias suggests how we might begin to rethink the logic of the network and question its ascendancy.