Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 203, JW Marriott
Gender and (Anti)Social Media
Program arranged by the forum TC Women’s and Gender Studies. Presiding: Madelyn Detloff, Miami Univ., Oxford
Speakers: Johanna Blakley, Norman Lear Center; Lisa Blankenship, Baruch Coll., City Univ. of New York; Susan G. O’Malley, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Bhakti Shringarpure, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs
Presenters offer brief commentary on gender issues and social media, with special attention to recent bouts of social media–based harassment (e.g., Gamergate) but also to the potential for social media to create change for the better through cyber activism and coalition building.
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