Event Explores How Memes Let Us Express Ourselves

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Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication Associate Professor Andre Brock was quoted in "Event Explores How Memes Let Us Express Ourselves" in AJC, June 12.

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At its most basic and fundamental, a meme is a picture overlaid with text. Usually, the image is instantly relatable, like a man with a smug smile pointing at his temple, urging consideration, and the text is an idea or thought well-described by the image. Their special meaning comes from being recycled, repurposed and combined at the blinding pace of the internet, becoming relatable abstracted away from their original meaning.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a unit of Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

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School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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Policy, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts
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Andre Brock, memes
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  • Created On: Jun 17, 2019 - 5:50pm
  • Last Updated: Jun 19, 2019 - 9:50am