Public lecture: Online Violence: Drawing New Lines in our Social Sand.
Fanshawe College will welcome feminist advocate Steph Guthrie to campus for a public lecture on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Guthrie's lecture is entitled Online Violence: Drawing New Lines in our Social Sand. This talk will explore how the participatory nature of online communication allows us to challenge the harmful social norms that reward bullies, investing each internet user with the power to help shift our collective consciousness.
Guthrie is a feminist organizer and analyst focusing on the intersections of gender, culture and technology. As founder of non-partisan grassroots group Women in Toronto Politics, she produces events and online resources to promote a more gender-inclusive civic discourse.
Her work and comments on politics, feminism, technology and pop culture have been profiled by outlets such as the CBC, Global News, Globe and Mail and Toronto Star.
What: Public lecture with Steph Guthrie.
When: Thursday, January 29, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lecture Theatre (D1060), London Campus (please see campus map for building location).
This event is free and open to the public.
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