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Joint Faculty Graduate Open Day

Gender Online - An Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium

Publication date: Feb 5, 2013 4:56:51 PM

Start: Feb 11, 2013 10:00:00 AM
End: Feb 11, 2013 4:00:00 PM

Location: UCL Chadwick Lecture Theatre, Chadwick Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

The event is free but please register your attendance.

Eventbrite – Translation in History Lecture Series – Professor David Hopkins (University of Bristol)


10.00 Welcome
Dr. Federica Mazzara
UCL Italian
Convener, UCL MA Gender, Society and Representation
10.15 Keynote
Dr. Stefana Broadbent
UCL Digital Anthropology, TED Fellow
11.30 Break
12.00 First Session 
Chair: Elizabeth Noble, UCL Gender

Sarah Fink, UCL Gender
Gender Online – Is there space for androgyny?

Hyerin Kim, LSE Social Anthropology
Cross-National Comparison of Self Esteem and Online Participation of Different Genders in Social Network Services

13.15 Lunch
14.00 Second Session
Chair: Alice Podkolinski, UCL Gender

Emily Henderson, Institute of Education, Social and Educational Research
“[S]o much more personal!”: Exploring the potential for a metaphorical relationship between Gender Studies and “computer technology” in an e-learning context

Monica Fajardo-Krishnan, NYU Tisch
Gender & Online Myth-making: Women in Tolkien Fandom
15.15 Conclusion

Dr. Federica Mazzara
UCL Italian
Convener, UCL MA Gender, Society and Representation
16.00 Close


This event is generously funded by UCL FIGS

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