Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
[in press] Miltner, K.M. and Highfield, T. "Never Gonna GIF You Up": Analyzing the Cultural Significance of the Animated GIF. Social Media and Society. (PDF)
Banet-Weiser, S., and Miltner, K. M. (2015). # MasculinitySoFragile: culture, structure, and networked misogyny. Feminist Media Studies, 1-4. (PDF)
Shepherd, T., Harvey, A., Jordan, T., Srauy, S., & Miltner, K. (2015). Histories of Hating. Social Media + Society, 1(2). (link)
Miltner, K. M., & Baym, N. K. (2015). The Selfie of the Year of the Selfie: Reflections on a Media Scandal. International Journal of Communication, 9, 15. (link)
Miltner, K. M. (2014). “There’s no place for lulz on LOLCats”: The role of genre, gender, and group identity in the interpretation and enjoyment of an Internet meme. First Monday, 19(8). (link)
Crawford, K., Miltner, K.M., & Gray, M. L. (2014). Big Data | Critiquing Big Data: Politics, Ethics, Epistemology. International Journal of Communication, 8, 10. (link)
Hall, J. A., Baym, N. K., & Miltner, K. M. (2014). Put down that phone and talk to me: Understanding the roles of mobile phone norm adherence and similarity in relationships. Mobile Media & Communication, 2(2), 134-153. (PDF)
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
(In Press). Miltner, K. (2017). Memes. In: Burgess, J, Marwick, A, and Poell, T. (Eds). Sage Handbook of Social Media. Sage.
(Accepted). Miltner, K. (2017). ‘The Shade of It All’: Affect, Resistance, and the RuPaul’s Drag Race Keyboard App. In: Morris, J.W. and Murray, S. Appified. University of Michigan Press.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations
For copies of these presentations, please contact me directly.
"Is Hateblogging Harassment? Examining the Boundaries of Online Antagonism". International Communication Association, 67th Annual Conference. Fukuoka, Japan. June, 2016.
“Interrogating the Reaction GIF: Making Meaning By Repurposing Repetition”. International Conference on Social Media and Society 2016. London, UK. July, 2016.
“Watch, Rinse, Repeat, Repeat, Repeat: Discussing the GIF Economy”. Communicating With Power: International Communication Association, 66th Annual Conference. Fukuoka, Japan. June, 2016.
“‘The Shade of It All’: Affect, Resistance, and the RuPaul’s Drag Race Keyboard App”. Communicating With Power: International Communication Association, 66th Annual Conference. Fukuoka, Japan. June, 2016.
“‘One part politics, one part technology, one part history’: The Construction of Race in the Unicode 7.0 Emoji Set”. National Communication Association 101st Annual Convention. Las Vegas, NV. November, 2015.
“I Know It When I See It: Internet Culture as Structure of Feeling”. Communication Across the Life Span: International Communication Association, 65th Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 2015
“’No One Would Create A LOLCat to Keep For Themselves’”: Memes as a Conduit for Interpersonal Communication.” Communication and the Good Life: International Communication Association, 64th Annual Conference. Seattle, WA. May, 2014.
William Shatner, Reddit, and The Complications of ‘Free Speech’ (with Whitney Phillips)
The Internet’s Vigilante Shame Army (with Whitney Phillips)
The Meme Election: Clicktivism, The Buzzfeed Effect and Corporate Meme-Jacking (with Whitney Phillips)