Faculty-Staff Digest - (04/08/2013  @ 10:59 AM)

Please join us for this Friday's symposium "Collaborative Organizations and Social Media" (Events Office)

Collaborative 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 (Lancaster Lounge)

1:00 PM - 3:15 PM Session 2: Understanding and Measuring Virtual Organizations (Lancaster Lounge)

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Session 3: Case Studies of Collaborative Organizational Social Media (Lancaster Lounge)

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

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/.