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How Occupy Influenced the Election – Beyond the Pepper Spraying Cop

Check out my latest post on a case study of how Occupy influenced the elections in California in Mobilizing Ideas, a social movement studies blog, which is part of The Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame, editorial home of the academic journal Mobilization. Here’s the lede: “With all […]

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Justice Stories, Resistance Stories and Just Good Stories: Narrative and Storytelling as Critical Pedagogy

This Wednesday, I’ll be on a panel at UC Berkeley sponsored by American Cultures and facilitated by Victoria Robinson. As the theme is narrative and social justice, I’ll be talking about everything from social media memes to documentary storytelling. Details from American Cultures: Wednesday, November 14th, 4-6pm, 231 Wheeler Hall Speakers: Regina Mason, Office of the […]

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Digital Society in Context – A New Media Research Workshop

Rather than whine any more about the dearth of social scientists at UC Berkeley who study digital society, I decided to start a speaker series through the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) to bring them here. In the process, though, of reaching out to promote the talks, I was reminded of the strength of […]

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