Research

Upcoming talks and works-in-progress listed below.



UPCOMING TALKS

# denotes presentation by co-author

[invited talk] Abidin, Crystal. 2020. “Influencers, Misinformation, and ‘Under the Radar’ Strategies.” RSIS Webinar Series, DRUMS: Distortions, Rumours, Untruths, Misinformation & Smears, Nanyang Technological University. 4 December 2020. <Link>

[symposium] Savic, Milovan, and Crystal Abidin. 2020. “TikTok during COVID19: Digital intimacy in times of crisis.” Digital Intimacies 2020: Connection in Crisis, University of Technology Sydney. 7-9 December 2020. <Link>

[symposium] Kaye, D. Bondy Valdovinos, and Crystal Abidin. 2020. “‘Audio templates’ as Identity and Intimacy on TikTok.” Digital Intimacies 2020: Connection in Crisis, University of Technology Sydney. 7-9 December 2020. <Link>

[invited panelist] Abidin, Crystal. 2020. “Influencer cultures and socio-cultural impacts on tourism.” The Digital Future of the Tourism Industry in Western Australia, Tourism Research Cluster Symposium 2020, Curtin University, Perth, February 2021. <Link>



WORKS UNDER REVIEW & IN PROGRESS

[journal article] Rural Chinese YouTube Videos: Scoping a genre – with Chen Guo

[conference paper] ‘Don’t let this flop’: TikTok Creators’ Strategic Improprieties – with D. Bondy Valdovinos Kaye

[conference paper] ‘Audio templates’ as Identity and Intimacy on TikTok – with D. Bondy Valdovinos Kaye

[journal article] The Aesthetics of Chinese Diaspora on TikTok – with Zhao Xinyu

[project] TikTok Stage, Celebrities, and Kpop in South Korea – with Jin Lee

[journal article] Influencers and ‘Backdoor Advertising’ in South Korea – with Jin Lee

[book chapter] Sisters, Kisses, Disses: Ella Gross, BLACKPINK, and Public intimacies between Insta-famous kids and Kpop stars – with Jin Lee

[project] Minimalism and Gestures on Social Media – with Michele Zappavigna

[journal article] Influencers, Brands, and Pivots in the time of COVID-19: A look at Australian, Japanese, and Korean issues – with Tommaso Barbetta, Jin Lee

[journal article] Livestreaming During a Pandemic: Platforms, Cultures, and Pivots – with Jonathon Hutchinson

[journal article] Subtle Asian Traits and COVID-19: Congregating and Commiserating as East Asians in a Facebook Group –with Jing Zeng

[journal article] Genealogies of online transgression: Public shaming cultures on the Singaporean internet


This page was last updated on 24 November 2020.

2 Thoughts

  1. Hi Crystal!

    I became aware of your ethnographic work on Instagram via Academia. I’m planning to use Instagram for my dissertation project. I have couple of questions regarding visual data collection and ethics. Would you mind connecting via email for further discussion?

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