[Air-L] The World Social Forum is coming to North America (for the first time) in August 2016 (Montreal) - what might be the AOIR's community's interests in convening there?

Radhika G gradhika2012 at gmail.com
Sun May 24 04:48:11 PDT 2015

Becky  this would be interesting to explore - what (and how) are you

Radhika Gajjala

School of Media and Communication
American Culture Studies Program
Bowling Green State University,
Bowling Green Ohio
http://www.radhikagajjala.org <http://www.cyberdiva.org>

Co-editor of ADA: Journal of Gender and New Media

On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 6:31 PM, Becky Lentz <roberta.lentz at mcgill.ca>

> To pick up on Elodie¹s question, 'we need to add an international view on
> how the Internet is defined and used¹, an opportunity is forthcoming to
> get at least one of some of those views at the forthcoming World Social
> Forum in August 2016 in Montreal. Might the global aoir community consider
> proposing a convergence of interested aoir scholars and friends for the
> next Forum as part of the process of reimagining internet studies given
> all the changes that have taken place of late and that will clearly
> continue to evolve re the nature of what we understand to be ¹the
> internet¹? Some on this list may know about the recent Internet Social
> Forum conversation convened at the 2015 Forum in Tunis, which is another
> link that might be cultivated/pursued.
> Best,
> Becky
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