Title Year Resource Type Tags

My Life Is a Mess: Self-Deprecating Relatability and Collective Identities in the Memification of Student Issues

Crystal Abidin Kristine Ask
Information, Communication & Society 21 (6): 834-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2018.1437204
2018 Article (Journal) Identity Self deprecating Students

When Ethnic Humour Goes Digital

Lillian Boxman-Shabtai Limor Shifman
New Media & Society 17 (4): 520-39. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444813506972
2015 Article (Journal) Ethnic humour Identity

"By Any Memes Necessary": Exploring the Intersectional Politics of Feminist Memes on Instagram

Caitlin Breheny
MA Dissertation, University of Uppsala
2017 MA Dissertation Instagram Feminism Gender Identity Politics

Look at Us, We Have Anxiety: Youth, Memes, and the Power of Online Cultural Politic

Julian Burton
Journal of Childhood Studies 3-17. https://doi.org/10/gf8762
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Mental health Youth

Memes and symbolic violence: #proudboys and the use of memes for propaganda and the construction of collective identity

Julia R. DeCook
Learning, Media and Technology 43 (4): 485-504. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439884.2018.1544149
2018 Article (Journal) Far-right Identity Propoganda Rhetoric

Internet Memes and Society: Social Cultural, and Political Contexts

Anastasia Denisova
2020 Book Identity Memes as Capital

Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes

Alan Dundes
Berkeley: Ten Speed Press
1987 Book Identity Sick humour

"No Prejudice Here": Examining Social Identity Work in Starter Pack Memes

Jordan Eschler Amanda Menking
Social Media + Society 4 (2): https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305118768811
2018 Article (Journal) Identity Memes as Capital Starter pack

Indigenous Memes and the Invention of a People

Ryan Frazer Bronwyn Carlson
Social Media + Society 3 (4): https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305117738993
2017 Article (Journal) Identity Indigenous Politics

"It Gets Better": Internet Memes and the Construction of Collective Identity

Limor Shifman Noam Gal Zohar Kampf
New Media & Society 18 (8): 1698-1714. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444814568784
2016 Article (Journal) Identity LGBTQ+ Mental health

"Written in These Scars Are the Stories I Can't Explain": A Content Analysis of pro-Ana and Thinspiration Image Sharing on Instagram

Debbie Ging Sarah Garvey
New Media & Society 20 (3): 1181-1200. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444816687288
2018 Article (Journal) Instagram Identity Mental health Pro-ana

Strategic Framing and Social Media Engagement: Analyzing Memes Posted by the German Identitarian Movement on Facebook

Lars Guenther Georg Ruhmann Jenny Bischoff Tessa Penzel Antonia Weber
Social Media + Society 6 (1): https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305119898777
2020 Article (Journal) Facebook Identity Germany

Persuasion through bitter humor: Multimodal discourse analysis of rhetoric in internet memes of two far-right groups in Finland

Eemeli Hakoköngäs Otto Halmesvaara Inari Sakki
Social Media + Society 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305120921575
2020 Article (Journal) Far-right Identity Politics Rhetoric Finland

On the Uses of Fairy Dust: Contagion, Sorcery and the Crafting of Other Worlds

David Harvie Keri Milburn
Culture and Organization 24 (3): 179-95. https://doi.org/10/gf8wfx
2018 Article (Journal) Capitalism Identity Mimetics

Exploring Local Meaning-Making Resources: A Case Study of a Popular Chinese Internet Meme (Biaoqingbao)

Yaqian Jiang Camilla Vásquez
Internet Pragmatics 3 (2): 260-82. https://doi.org/10/ggdjxs
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Meaning-making China

Sociality and Classification: Reading Gender, Race, and Class in a Humorous Meme

Akane Kanai
Social Media + Society 4 https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305116672884
2016 Article (Journal) Class Feminism Gender Identity

Youth Collective Political Expression on Social Media: The Role of Affordances and Memetic Dimensions for Voicing Political Views

Loana Literat Neta Kligler-Vilenchik
New Media & Society 21 (9): 1988-2009. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444819837571
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Memes as Capital Politics

"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

Kate Miltner
2014 Article (Journal) Feminism Gender Identity LOLCats

Disturbing Hegemonic Discourse: Nonbinary Gender and Sexual Orientation Labeling on Tumblr

Abigail Oakley
Social Media + Society 2 (3): https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305116664217
2016 Article (Journal) Tumblr Feminism Gender Identity

'It's So Hard Not to Be Funny in This Situation': Memes and Humor in U.S. Youth Online Political Expression.

Joel Penney
Television & New Media https://doi.org/10/ggcvgd
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Politics Rhetoric US

Punishing Brady, redeeming Brady: a fantasy theme analysis of memes from the 2015 Deflategate controversy

Gregory Perreault Patrick Ferrucci
Atlantic Journal of Communication 27 (3): 153-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/15456870.2019.1610761
2019 Article (Journal) Identity

Chronotopic Representations as an Effect of Individuation: The Case of the European Migrant Crisis

Ondřej Procházka
Language in Society 1-27. https://doi.org/10/ggc3qp
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Migration Europe

A Chronotopic Approach to Identity Performance in a Facebook Meme Page

Ondřej Procházka
Discourse, Context & Media 25 78-87. https://doi.org/10/gf8wg5
2018 Article (Journal) Facebook Identity

Memes, Digital Remix Culture and (Re)Mediating British Politics and Public Life

Francesca Sobande
IPPR Progressive Review 26 (2): 151-60. https://doi.org/10.1111/newe.12155
2019 Article (Journal) Identity Politics Remix culture UK

Sick Bunnies and Pocket Dumps: 'Not-Selfies' and the Genre of Self-Representation

Katrin Tiidenberg Andrew Whelan
Popular Communication 15 (2): 141-53. https://doi.org/10/ggbs47
2017 Article (Journal) Genres Identity Selfies

(((They))) Rule: Memetic Antagonism and Nebulous Othering on 4chan

Marc Tuters Sal Hagen
New Media & Society 22 (12): 2218-37. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444819888746
2020 Article (Journal) 4chan Identity Trolling and antagonism

Conviviality and Collectives on Social Media: Virality, Memes, and New Social Structures

Piia Varis Jan Blommaert
Multilingual Margins: A Journal of Multilingualism from the Periphery 2 (1): 31-45. https://doi.org/10/ggff7p
2015 Article (Journal) Identity Virality

Boogaloo and Civil War 2: Memetic Antagonism in Expressions of Covert Activism

Bradley E. Wiggins
2020 Article (Journal) Identity Politics Trolling and antagonism US

Racial microaggressions and perceptions of internet memes

Amanda Williams Clio Oliver Katherine Aumer Chanel Meyers
Computers in Human Behaviour 63 424-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.067
2016 Article (Journal) Identity Race

Identity-Related Issues in Meme Communication

Francisco Yus
Internet Pragmatics 1 (1): 113-33. https://doi.org/10/gf8wff
2018 Article (Journal) Identity

'#OkBoomer, time to meet the Zoomers': studying the memefication of intergenerational politics on TikTok

Crystal Abidin Jing Zeng
Information, Communication & Society 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2021.1961007
2021 Article (Journal) TikTok Generational politics Identity

More than Humor: Memes as Bonding Icons for Belonging in Donor-Conceived People

Giselle Newton Michele Zappavigna Kerryn Drysdale Christy E. Newman
Social Media + Society 8 (1): https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051211069055
2022 Article (Journal) Belonging Donor-concieved Identity Semiotics