ARTICLES

Zaliwska, Z. and Boler, M.  “Troubling Hope: Performing Inventive Connections in Discomforting Times,” Studies in Philosophy and Education (38(4) 2018). 

Boler, M. & Davis, E. The affective politics of the ‘post-truth’ era: Feeling rules and networked subjects. Emotion, Space and Society, (Volume 27, 75-85 2018)

Boler,  M. “Dilemmas of Conceptualizing Affect and Emotion: Towards a critical interdisciplinary methodology.” In K. Gallagher, Ed. The Methodological  Dilemma Revisited NY: Routledge (2018).

Boler, M. “Feminist politics of emotions and critical digital pedagogies: A call to action.” PMLA Journal (130.5: 1489-1496 2015). 

Boler, M. and J. Phillips. “Entanglements with Media and Technologies in the Occupy Movement.” The Fibreculture Journal Special Issue: Entanglements–Activism and Technology (2015).

Reilly, Ian and Megan Boler. “”The Rally to Restore Sanity, prepoliticization, and the future of politics.” Communication, Culture & Critique (7.4 435-452, 2014) .

Boler, M., A. Macdonald, C. Nitsou, and A. Harris, “Connective labor and social media: Women’s key roles in the ‘leaderless’ Occupy Movement,” Special Issue, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies (2014).

Boler, M and Nemorin, S. “21st Century Propaganda: the Shifting Landscape of News,” in Oxford University Handbook of Propaganda, eds. R Castronovo and J Auerbach (2013)

Boler, Megan. Digital media and democracy: Tactics in hard times. Mit Press (2010).
Download Introductionhere. Selected Chapters available at https://utoronto.academia.edu/MeganBoler

Burwell, C. and Boler, M. “Calling on the Colbert Nation: Fandom, Politics and Parody in an Age of Media Convergence,” Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication ed. by Megan Boler and Ted Gournelos (v.18 no 2, September 2008).

Boler, M. “Hypes, Hopes, and Actualities: Representations of Bodies and Difference in Text-Based Digital Communication,” New Media and Society (vol. 9, no .1, February 2007).

Boler, M. “The Daily Show and Political Activism. Changing the World, One Laugh at a Time.” Counterpunch (2007).

Zorn, D., and Boler,M. “Rethinking emotions and educational leadership.” International Journal of Leadership in Education (10.2 137-151 2007).

Pinto, L., Boler, M., and Norris, M. “Literacy is Just Reading and Writing, Isn’t it? The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test and Its Press Coverage.” Policy Futures in Education (5.1 84-99 2007). 

Schmidt, A., and Boler, M. “Will New Media Save Democracy?” CommonDreams (2007).

Boler, Megan. “The Daily Show, Crossfire, and the will to truth.” Scan Journal of Media Arts Culture 3.1 (2006). http://scan.net.au/

Boler, Megan. “The Transmission of Political Critique after 9/11:“A New Form of Desperation”?.” M/C Journal 9.1 (2006).

Boler, Megan. “Critical Media Literacy and War.” Special Issue on Media Literacy, Orbit Magazine (May 2005).

Boler, M. “Masculinity on Trial: Using Popular Culture to Rethink Gender Roles.” Men and Masculinities. M. Kimmel, ed. SUNY (2004).

Boler, M. “The Limits of Philosophy in an Epoch of Censure” Response to General Session, Philosophy of Education Society, ed. Chris Higgins, Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society (2003).

Boler, M. “The New Digital Cartesianism: Bodies and Spaces in Online Education,” Philosophy of Education Society 2002 ed. Scott Fletcher (Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society) (2003).

Boler, M., L. T. Smith, G. Smith, M. Kempton, A. Ormond, H. Chueh and R. Waetford “‘Do you guys hate Aucklanders too?’ Youth: voicing difference from the rural  heartland,” Journal of Rural Studies, New Zealand  (2002).

Zembylas, M., and Boler, M. “On the spirit of patriotism: challenges of a ‘pedagogy of discomfort’.” Teachers College Record (104.5 2002).

Boler, M. and K. Allen. “Whose Naming Whom? Using Independent Video to Teach About the Politics of Representation.” Women’s Studies Quarterly Special Issue on Film (Spring/summer 2002, vol 30, nos 1 & 2, 255-270).

Boler, M. “An Epoch of Difference: Hearing Voices in the Nineties,” (Decade Review of 1990-99 for Special 50th Anniversary Issue), Educational Theory (Vol. 50, No.3 357-381 2000).

Boler, M. “All Speech is Not Free: Towards an Affirmative Action Pedagogy,” Philosophy of Education Society 2000, ed Lynda Stone, Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society (2001).

Boler, M. “Emotional Quotient: the Taming of the Alien.” Discourse: Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture (Vol. 21, No. 2 84-114 1999).

Boler, M. “Towards a Politics of Emotion: Bridging the Chasm Between Theory and Practice,” American Philosophy Association Newsletter (Vol. 98, No. 1 49-54 1998).

Boler, M. “Taming the Labile Other,” Philosophy of Education Society 1997, ed. Susan Laird (Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society) (1997) 258-270.

Boler, M. “Disciplined Emotions: Philosophies of Educated Feelings,” Educational Theory, (Vol. 47, No. 3 203-227 1997).

Boler, M. “The Risks of Empathy: Interrogating Multiculturalism’s Gaze,” Cultural Studies, (Vol. 11 No. 2 253-273 1997).

Boler, M. “License to Feel: Teaching in the Context of War,” Articulating the Global and Local, eds. Douglas Kellner and Ann Cvetkovich, Politics and Culture Series, Westview Press (1996).

Boler, M. “Situated and Imagined Selves,” Review Essay of Bogdan’s Re-educating the Imagination and Benhabib’s Situating the Self,” Hypatia (Vol. 10, no. 4 130-143 1995).

Boler, M. “License to Feel: Teaching in the Context of War,” Philosophy of Education Society 1995. ed. Alvin Neiman (Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society) (1995).

Boler, M. “Teaching for Diversity,” Concerns (Journal of the Women’s Caucus of the Modern Language Association) (Vol. 34, No. 3 27-32 1994).

Boler, M. “The Risks of Empathy: Interrogating Multiculturalism’s Gaze,” Philosophy of Education Society, ed. Michael Katz, Champaign, Il: Philosophy of Education Society (1994).

Conference Presentations


Burwell, Catherine. Calling on the Colbert Nation: Fandom, Politcs and Parody in an Age of Media Convergence. Digital Dissent, User-Generated Content, and Web-Based Publics: Reconceptualizing Citizenship, Resistance, and Political Media. International Communication Association, Montreal, May 2008. fan-cultureburwellboler

Boler, M., Andrea Schmidt, and Catherine Burwell. Panel on Rethinking Media and Democracy Project. Tactics of Resistance Conference, University of Western Ontario, London, ON (October 2007)

Boler, M. and Stephen Turpin. Ironic Citizenship, or Coping with Complicity in Spectacular Society, New Network Theory International Conference, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Institute of Network Cultures, University of Amsterdam. (2007 June)

Boler and Turpin, Ironic Citizenship pdf

Boler, M. Creating Communication: Media, Citizenship, and Youth in North America International Communication Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco (2007 May)

Boler, M. Digital Dissent and the Salvation of Satire, New York State Communication Association (2006 October)

Boler, M. Invited Keynote, Canadian Association Information Studies Annual Meeting (2006 May)

Boler, M. Presidential Symposium Session, American Educational Research Association, San Francisco (2006 April)

Boler, M. Invited Keynote, Mediated Publics and the Crises of Democracy, Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society, Bergamo, Ohio, (2005, October)

Boler, M. Noted Scholar Lecture, Rethinking Publics through The Daily Show, University of British Columbia (2005 July)

Boler, M. The Work of Critical Pedagogies in an Age of Digital Reproduction,  CSSE, Learneds Conference, York University, Toronto (2006 May)

Boler, M. Digital Public Spaces, American Studies Association, Washington DC (2005 November)

Boler, M. Panelist, Culture Jamming, Re-Activism Conference, Budapest University, Budapest Hungary (2005 October)

Schmidt, Andrea. Politics for Consumption: How war bloggers feed the spectacle, Digital Dissent, User-Generated Content, and Web-Based Publics:
Reconceptualizing Citizenship, Resistance, and Political Media. International Communication Association, Montreal, May 2008 politics-for-consumption pdf

OTHER RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Boler, Megan. “Hypes, hopes and actualities: new digital Cartesianism and bodies in cyberspace.” New media & society 9.1 (2007): 139-168.

Zorn, Diane, and Megan Boler. “Rethinking emotions and educational leadership.” International Journal of Leadership in Education 10.2 (2007): 137-151.

Pinto, Laura, Megan Boler, and Trevor Norris. “Literacy is Just Reading and Writing, Isn’t it? The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test and Its Press Coverage.” Policy Futures in Education 5.1 (2007): 84-99.

Boler, Megan. “Critical Media Literacy and War.” Special Issue on Media Literacy, Orbit Magazine, May 2005.

Boler, Megan. “Response: The Limits of Philosophy in an Epoch of Censure.“Philosophy of Education Archive (2004): 46-50.

Boler, Megan. “Masculinity on Trial.” Men and Masculinities 7.3 (2005): 261-269.

Zembylas, Michalinos, and Megan Boler. “On the spirit of patriotism: challenges of a ‘pedagogy of discomfort’.” Teachers College Record 104.5 (2002).

Boler, Megan. and K. Allen. “Whose Naming Whom? Using Independent Video to Teach About the Politics of Representation.” Women’s Studies Quarterly Special Issue on Film (Spring/summer 2002, vol 30, nos 1 & 2, 255-270).

Boler, Megan. “The new digital Cartesianism: Bodies and spaces in online education.” Philosophy of Education Yearbook 2002 (2002): 331-340.

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