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Emerging Scholars Speaker Series: Amber M. Hamilton

Critique, Identity, Power: How Black Twitter Users Construct Race Online

Event Details

Date
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time
4-6 p.m.
Location
Nafziger Conference Room (5055), Vilas Hall
Description
In this talk, Amber M. Hamilton (Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) draws on 18-months of digital ethnographic fieldwork within Black Twitter to define a new theory of "doing race" in the digital sphere, showing how social media influences and structures ideas about race and racism in contemporary American society.
Cost
Free

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