Out of Office

jennifer mei
2 min readJun 4, 2021

An Investigation of Memes, Meaning, and Linguistic Competence Online and IRL

This project combines two topics I’m pretty much always thinking about — the nuances of language/communication and how meme culture reflects evolving societal norms — and is the product of almost six months(!) of work. I am deeply indebted to the internet, not only for providing endless entertainment and the basis for most of my research, but also for allowing…