Bryoni Trezise is a senior lecturer at UNSW Australia. Her research on memory cultures has been published in journals and two books: Performing Feeling in Cultures of Memory (2014, Palgrave) and Visions and Revisions: Performance, Trauma, Memory, with Caroline Wake (MTP Press, 2013). Her current research focusses on the viral, digital and performative scripts that organise contemporary conceptions of the child.
ArticlesIntroductionWhen a baby girl born in Britain was endowed with the topical name ‘Hashtag’, a social media post decried the naming, and a media storm followed. Before she was even home from hospital, headlines were at the ready: “Did a mother really just name her child Hashtag?” (Nye) and “Baby Hashtag: has the search for original names gone too far?” (Barkham)....Read more