The seminar will be an overview on theoretical and empirical attention to the presence of gender and ethnicity on the internet and how such demographics affect computer-mediated communication. Topics include:

•    Discrimination across online services (dating, job application, buying and selling stuff)
•    Online racist and sexist humor
•    Racist and sexist discourse and hate groups
•    How men, women and ethnic minorities navigate the internet
•    Social media platforms approaches to mitigate racism and sexism
•    Social networking for women and ethnic minorities (personal and professional)

Kurs im HIS-LSF

Semester: WT 2018/19