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dr. T. van Nuenen

Assistant Professor 

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Department of Culture Studies


Dr Tom van Nuenen is Assistant Professor in Online Culture. He performs interdisciplinary research into digital and ludological representations of travel, drawing on the digital humanities, culture studies, and sociolinguistics.

Principal publications

  • Arthur, P.L. and T. van Nuenen (forthcoming). ?Travel in the Digital Age.? In Nandini Das and T. Youngs (eds.), The Cambridge History of Travel Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Van Nuenen, T. (2015). Playing the Panopticon: Procedural punishment in Dark Souls. Games and Culture, doi:10.1177/1555412015570967
  • Van Nuenen, T. (2017). Touring the Animus: Assassin?s Creed and ludotopical movement. Loading? 
  • Varis, P. & Van Nuenen, T. (2016). The Internet, language and virtual interactions. Oxford Handbook of Language and Society.
  • Van Nuenen, T. (2016). Procedural (E)motion: Journey as emerging pilgrimage. The Journal of Popular Culture.
  • Van Nuenen, T. and P. Varis (2016). There is no I in team: The co-construction of expertise on the Nomadic Matt travel blog. In Sirpa Leppänen, S. Kytola, and E. Westinen (eds.), Discourse and identification: Diversity and heterogeneity in social media practices. London: Routledge. 

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Last amended: 31 July 2018