Graduate WebShop: The Impact of the Internet on Society
June 3-14, 2002
University of Maryland-College Park Application deadline for best consideration: April 8, 2002
The Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland is hosting the 2nd annual graduate student workshop--or WebShop. Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, 30-50 leading scholars and experts who study the behavioral aspects of information technology will discuss current issues and research.
Student participants will receive up to $750 as a support grant as well as room and board. Students will develop original research projects as the basis for their thesis, dissertation, or other publication.
Topics include, but are not limited to: Historical Perspectives on Technology and Social Organization, Inequality/Digital Divide, Public Access and Usage, Social Networks, Time/Activity Displacement, and Social Capital Implications. Please access the WebShop web page for the latest information about the WebShop and the invited participants.
A copy of the application, as well as more information about the WebShop and the larger research project underway at the University of Maryland, can be found at the website.
Department of Sociology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1315
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