[Air-L] opportunities you might care about

danah boyd aoir.z3z at danah.org
Thu Dec 8 11:57:12 PST 2011

I'm involved in a ridiculous number of calls for things with looming deadlines that might be of interest to this community.  Rather than spamming y'all with updates about all of them, I put them into one brief list in the hopes that this might be helpful:

Microsoft Research Postdocs.
	• Who: Newly minted/about-to-be-minted PhD students working on social media topics from a social science perspective
	• Deadline: December 12, 2011
	• More Information: http://socialmediacollective.org/2011/11/15/microsoft-research-social-media-postdoc-opening/

Special issue of JOBEM on Socially-Mediated Publicness.
	• Who: Scholars who want to publish their work on socially-mediated publicness in a fantastic journal experimenting with open-access
	• Deadline: December 12, 2011 for brief abstracts; January 6, 2012 for complete articles
	• More Information: http://socialmediacollective.org/2011/09/13/socially-mediated-publicness-a-call-for-papers/

Digital Media & Learning Summer Institute.
	• Who: Graduate students/young postdocs doing work touching on policy and innovation around digital media & learning
	• Deadline: January 9, 2012
	• Application & More Info: http://dmlcentral.net/call-for-applications-2012-summer-institute-program

Microsoft Research PhD Internships.
	• Who: Current PhD students working on social media topics from a social science perspective
	• Deadline: January 10, 2012
	• More Information: http://socialmediacollective.org/2011/11/28/social-science-phd-internships-at-microsoft-research-new-england-spring-summer-2012/

Human Trafficking & Technology Research Grants.
	• Who: Scholars who can research the role of tech in different facets of human trafficking
	• Deadline: February 17, 2012
	• Request for Proposals: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/focus/education/human-trafficking-rfp.aspx

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