Emerging Scholars Speaker Series: Amber M. Hamilton
Critique, Identity, Power: How Black Twitter Users Construct Race Online
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Nafziger Conference Room (5055), Vilas Hall
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.