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Megan’s forthcoming books, essays, talks…

Principal Investigator Dr. Megan Boler and her 2012-13 research team of OISE graduate students http://www.meganboler.net/about-2/about-the-research-team/

are concluding a productive second year of her three-year SSHRC funded research project “Social Media in the Hands of Young Citizens,” a qualitative research project featuring semi-structured interviews with young women participants in new hybrid (on/offline) social movements.

Professor Boler has two edited books forthcoming as well as numerous journal articles and chapters:

DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014 (ed. with Matt Ratto)

Discerning Critical Hope, London: Routledge, 2013 (eds. V Bozalek, B. Leibowitz, R. Carollissen, and M. Boler).

Forthcoming essays include:

On April 12, Dr. Boler presented as an invited panelist at the 4th Biennial Transmedia, Hollywood conference in Los Angeles,

http://www.transmedia.tft.ucla.edu/conference/panel-3-through-any-media-necessary-activism-in-a-diy-culture/ and is presenting her research as well at the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco on April 27. http://www.aera.net/tabid/10208/Default.aspx

Invited speaking engagement and keynotes this year include:

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Dr. Boler Hosts Two OISE Visiting Scholars

Sponsored y the new OISE Visiting Scholars Program, Dr. Boler was awarded funds to host Two OISE Visiting Scholars.

In February, Dr. Boler hosted Dr. Chris Gray, author of Cyborg Citizen  and coeditor of The Cyborg Handbook, and faculty at UC Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay. Check out “I, Cyborg” on CBC Spark Radio—listen to the engaging interview of Dr Gray by Nora Young (Febuary 15, 2013)

http://www.cbc.ca/spark/episodes/2013/02/15/207-implants-cyborgs-cellphones/

As well, feel free to check out this video of OISE Visiting Scholar Chris Gray’s February 2013 talk on the “Manifesto for Cyborgs,” for Professor Megan Boler’s Graduate Seminar (TPS1447/KMD2003) http://vimeo.com/60078857

http://www.chrishablesgray.org/

Dr Boler is hosting a second OISE Visiting Scholar, Professor and Director Ron Glass, May 20-24, 2013.  Dr. Ronald Glass is an Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of California Santa Cruz. He is the Principal Investigator and Director of the U.C. Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California (http://ccrec.ucsc.edu), a University of California multi-campus research program initiative. He also serves as an Acting Associate Director of the Data and Democracy Initiative of the U.C. Center for Information Technology Research in the Interests of Society (http://citris-uc.org;http://opinion.berkeley.edu/ddi).

 

 

 

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