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Current Research + Teaching


Current projects include:

  • Trending Ghana, book project (UC Berkeley dissertation project)  

  • Africa + The Internet: Connection Cultures of the Continent (course, Williams College)

  • Digital Diaspora: Black Cultural Production Online (course, Williams College) 

  • Ghana's Video Cyberculture

  • The African Twitterscape 

  • Atomic Junction, documentary film, 2013

  • 23 Principles of Internet Citizenship, online course/app, ongoing


Recent presentations/papers: 


Royston, R.A. (2015 in progress) “Remixing Ghana: Digital Presence and the Work of Representation” Visualizing Black Bodies,
University of Washington Press.


Royston, R.A. (2014) “Techno-Assemblages in Ghanaian Politics and Art.” (in progress)


“Hacking Development: Ghana’s Digital Elites.” A paper for 2013 African Studies Association conference, and being prepped for submission to African Studies Review.



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