Digital Ethnography PhD course at Aarhus in April 2018

Digital Ethnography PhD course at Aarhus in April 2018

Digital Media Ethnography: PhD Course at Aarhus April 16-20, 2018   Description Digital ethnography is a common approach to studying virtual or digital culture, the use of digital media or digital technologies in everyday life, and social contexts generally saturated...
Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016

Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016

We still have five seats available for the upcoming PhD course on “Rethinking methods in challenging times: The Skagen Conference 2016.” November 21-25, 2016 in Skagen, Denmark. Join us for a week of intensive writing, walking on the Danish Coastline, and exploring transgressive methods for studying social life in the 21st Century

Emotional Labor, Relational Labor, & Visual Labor

Emotional Labor, Relational Labor, & Visual Labor

Join Nancy Baym, Annette Markham, and Kat Tiidenberg for a special PhD course Oct 11-14, 2016 in Aarhus. The course introduces contemporary concepts for studying how self, identity, and situations are negotiated through interactive processes involving visuality, relationality, and emotionality.

OKCupid data release fiasco: It’s time to rethink ethics education

OKCupid data release fiasco: It’s time to rethink ethics education

The mid-2016 case of the OKCupid data release provides an opportunity for educators to revisit pedagogical approaches and to confront data ethics problems head on. It’s a call to rethink and revise outdated and generalized top down requirements, forms with checklists, and standardized (and therefore seemingly irrelevant) training and to shift to more proactive models for research integrity.