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Symposium: Collaborative Organizations and Social Media

  • 4/12/2013 | 8:45 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Location: Moulton Union, Lancaster Lounge
  • Event Type: Symposium

Symposium: Collaborative Organizations and Social MediaCollaborative Organizations and Social Media is a one-day symposium which will consider the ways in which the developing scholarship on social media and social networking might be incorporated into thinking critically about how social computing may be affecting and even forming organizations. The symposium will present a variety of current research in this emerging field. The program features invited speakers Jennifer Earl (Arizona), Nicole Ellison (Michigan), Peter Gloor (MIT), and George Ritzer (UMD).

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 1: Framing Social Media and Organizations

1:00 PM - 3:15 PM Session 2: Understanding and Measuring Virtual Organizations

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Session 3: Case Studies of Collaborative Organizational Social Media

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Student Session: Social Media and the Organization of Race with students from Sociology 245 (Race and Social Media)

SPONSORED BY the Office of the Dean for Academic Affairs, the National Science Foundation, and the Departments of Economics, Government, and Sociology and Anthropology.

For more information and the complete schedule of events go to socialnetworks.bowdoin.edu/cosm2013/.