by paulabowles Today’s papers have focused once more on the key motifs of the conference, that of breaking down borders and indisciplinarity. Nancy Naples (University of Connecticut) uses her paper: ‘Borderlands Studies and Border Theory: Linking Activism and Scholarship for Social Justice’ to highlight just some of the difficulties faced when ‘negotiate[ing] different disciplinary frames, methods, and theoretical assumptions in order to move forward toward collaborative problem solving’. The second paper today entitled ‘Theorizing Borders in a ‘Borderless World’: Globalization, Territory and Identity’ was presented by Alexander Diener (Pepperdine University) and Joshua Hagen (Marshall University). The authors question the assumption that world is becoming increasingly borderless, instead suggesting that state borders continue to ‘remain one of the most basic and visible features of the international system.’ Finally, on the third day of the conference Kivmars Bowling (Wiley-Blackwell) has presented a particularly relevant publishing workshop entitled ‘The Online Author’s Survival Guide’. The daily book prize was awarded to Maeve O’Donovan for her comment on David Crystal’s keynote lecture and the conference day ended in the Second Life cocktail bar.
Social Psychology Eye
- Issue Information June 10, 2013
- Review of Literature on Media Literacy June 10, 2013
- Work, Family, and Accounts of Mothers’ Lives Using Discourse to Navigate Intensive Mothering Ideals June 10, 2013
- Rethinking Migrant Families from a Transnational Perspective: Experiences of Parents and Their Children June 10, 2013
- Citizenship on the Margins: A Critique of Scholarship on Marginalized Women and Community Activism June 10, 2013
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- The Pursuit of Happiness
- Hug me, Mom: Stroller or baby carrier?
- Confirmation Bias, Satire, and Stephen Colbert
- Are you afraid to go to Mexico? Mental shortcuts may promote misperceptions about risk
- Act your age: young people will like you more!
- Women with hairy legs – an oxymoron?
- What is it about groups that promotes aggression?
- Pink Ribbon: Charity or hitting in the face?
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