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NSSR Sociology Lecture: Sarah Sobieraj

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, D1003 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, Room D1103

The final speaker in our Spring lecture series, is Sarah Sobieraj (Tufts) with her talk entitled, "Stupid Bitch: Identity-Based Attacks Online."

Sarah Sobieraj directs the Digital Sexism Project, investigating the impact of gender-based attacks against women online on political discourse. She is the author of The Outrage Industry: Political Opinion Media and the New Incivility (Oxford University Press 2014) with Jeff Berry, and Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism (NYU 2011). Her most recent journal articles can be found in PS: Political Science & Politics, Poetics, Political Communication, Social Problems, Sociological Theory, Sociological Inquiry, and The Sociological Quarterly. Her work has been featured in venues such as The New York Times, Politico, CNN, PBS, The American Prospect, National Review, Pacific Standard, and Salon.

This event is sponsored by the Sociology Department at The New School for Social Research. 

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