Infosocial: Where information and the social sciences collide.
OCT 12-13, 2012
A graduate student conference hosted by the Media, Technology and Society (MTS) program at Northwestern University.
As the information infrastructure of contemporary social life becomes increasingly complex and visible, disparate modes of inquiry converge. We are surrounded by a proliferation of data that provides a unique window into a wide array of individual and collective behavior. The changes in the visibility and availability of such data have challenged the technical and conceptual boundaries of the social sciences. This, in turn, has triggered a growth in interdisciplinary collaboration and in methodological and theoretical innovation. Our conference aims to contribute to these collaborative and innovative developments by bringing together graduate student scholarship from across the academic spectrum.
Read more here: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/programs/phd_media_technology_society/infosocial/
Submit here: http://bit.ly/NUMTSconference