University of Maryland
CASCI

Spring 2020 Reading Group Schedule

CASCI Group Activities:
2119 Hornbake Bldg. South Wing
11:00 am – 12:00 noon

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This CASCI meetings are live streamed using WebEx.

Attend virtually:
https://go.umd.edu/casci-webex
Meeting number: 732 243 809
Host key: 551358
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Join by video system:
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Join by phone:
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February 4th, 2020

Citation: Shore, J., Baek, J., & Dellarocas, C. (2018). Network structure and patterns of information diversity on Twitter. MIS Quarterly 42(3): 849-872

Keywords: Social media, diversity, homophily, echo chambers, polarization, network analysis, political slant.

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps set up for the CASCI Guest Talk with Steven Johnson about Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

February 18th, 2020

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Keywords: Face recognition, information privacy, law enforcement, systems, and tools.

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Led by: Shawn Janzen

These readings help set up for the CASCI guest Talk with Clare Garvie about Civil Liberties in the Age of Face Recognition

March 3rd, 2020

Citation: Strike, K., & Posner, G. (1983). Types of synthesis and their criteria.Chicago

Keywords: synthesis, types of synthesis, conceptual innovation, intellectual activities, dialectics, criteria of synthesis.

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for the CASCI guest Talk with Joel Chan about Information infrastructures for creative knowledge work

March 24th, 2020

Citation: Brock, A. (2018). Critical technocultural discourse analysis. New Media & Society20(3), 1012-1030.

Keywords: African American, Black, critical discourse analysis, cyberculture studies, discourse analysis, information studies, Internet research, race, technoculture.

Led by: Shawn Janzen

This reading helps setup for the CASCI guest talk with Catherine Steele about Blogging Black Feminism (excerpt from Digital Black Feminism)

April 7th, 2020

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Led by: Shawn Janzen

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April 21st, 2020

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May 5th, 2020

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Led by: Shawn Janzen

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