November 5, 2014    
Clapp Library, Library Lecture Room

Lecture by Alice Marwick
Assistant Professor, Fordham University

No Girls on the Internet? Understanding Online Misogyny

The recent #GamerGate controversy has brought organized online sexism and harassment to the forefront of public debate. But these issues are not new. Feminist activists and researchers have long warned of the problematic dynamics of internet discourse, which frequently reveal virulent racism, sexism, and homophobia. This talk attempts to put the prevalence of gendered harassment and misogynistic comments online into a larger social context. Why does it seem that there’s so much hateful, sexist speech online? What might cause this? And what might we do about it?

Free and Open to the Public

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