Content tagged "social science"

  • The Mediated Construction of Reality: from Berger and Luckmann to Norbert Elias

    Sociologist Nick Couldry radically rethinks the implications of social constructivism for a work saturated not just with digital media, but with data processes

     
  • Video, podcast, and summary: “Excellence in Teaching”

    What separates a good teacher from a great one? Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, Weisskopf Professor of Physics Alan Guth and MIT biology professor Hazel Sive–all honored teachers–will explore these issues with Literature professor and Communications Forum director emeritus David Thorburn.

     
  • Excellence in Teaching

    What separates a good teacher from a great one? Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, Weisskopf Professor of Physics Alan Guth and MIT biology professor Hazel Sive–all honored teachers–will explore these issues with Literature professor and Communications Forum director emeritus David Thorburn.

     
  • Dissolve Unconference: A Summit on Inequality

    Featuring social scientists, media theorists, writers, artists, activists, this unconference asks: “How can we dissolve the structures of power that produce today’s inequalities?”