Christine H. Tran


Supervisor: Nicole Cohen

Christine H. Tran

Supervisor: Nicole Cohen

Christine H. Tran is a poet, entertainment journalist and first-year PhD student at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. Her work combines methods from the humanities and social science to examine self-representation on the internet, namely in the production of Twitch game streaming and social media writing. Her research articulates the role that gender, race, aspiration, user-generated content and popular culture play in structuring how social media entertainers, such as game streamers, visually and scripturally project their authenticity in digital capitalism. She was a 2016-17 recipient of the SSHRC Joseph Armand-Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship and is a currently Junior Fellow at Massey College.

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