Today we’re reading Alice Robb’s New Republic article, “Would Van Gogh Have Taken Selfies? Probably. In your small groups, consider the following questions:
- Why do you think it’s such a big deal that the Oxford English Dictionary declared “selfie” the word of the year?
- What are the aims of selfie? What are selfies trying to do? How might this differ from a self portrait?
- Why do you take selfies? How do you share them with your friends and family?