Dwayne Dixon

Dwayne Dixon is a visiting lecturer in the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Department at Duke University. His research focuses on young people in Tokyo and their relations to globalized urban space, their use of visual technologies, and their understandings of self amid changing conceptions of adulthood and limited economic possibility. His work is intertextual, combining ethnographic video along with traditional scholarly writing, presented digitally using Scalar, an open-source publishing platform. His writing has been published in Skateboarding: Subcultures, Sites, and Shifts, The Journal of Postmodern Culture and Pastelegram and his photographic and video works have been exhibited internationally.