Iskandar Zulkarnain is a scholar whose interests broadly cover digital humanities, digital media studies, new media art and theory, postcolonial and counterculture discourses, and popular techno-cultures. He is currently a visiting faculty at the Department of Media and Society at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. His book manuscript project, Programming Archipelago: Digital Visual Cultures and Nationalism in Indonesia, examines various forms of digital nationalism in post-authoritarian Indonesia and connects them to the historical trajectory of media technologies and nationalism in the country.



University of Rochester

PhD, Visual and Cultural Studies, 2015


Florida State University

MA, English Literature, 2008


Universitas Padjadjaran

SS, English Literature, 2001

Blog Posts


    Ulin: Video Game Studies in Indonesia


    Association for Asian Studies, 2014-present

    Modern Languages Association, 2014-present

    Society for Cinema and Media Studies, 2011-present

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