Perpetuating exclusion in Wikipedia

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Wikipedia has become an indispensable source of online information for students and researchers because of its ease of use as well as its reputation as a user-generated encyclopaedia of shared knowledge. But is it? Our research suggests a much more complicated and twisted tale. Wikipedia is a space of negotiation, contestation and struggles over inclusion and exclusion into “encyclopedic” knowledge.

Dr. Ros Jennings from WAM: How Music, Gender and Ageing Converge

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Passionate about music, life stories, gender and ageing, Dr. Jennings is the founder of the Centre for Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) and a collaborator of the Ageing and Communication Technologies (ACT) project.
Marlene Goldman and Lawrence Switzky

Marlene Goldman and Larry Switzky on Playing Age

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On February 27th and 28th, the University of Toronto’s Literature Department will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to ask questions, tell stories, and initiate conversations about age and the processes involved in ageing.

Jiayin Liang on qualitative research and the “one child policy” generation

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Jiayin (Jaylene) Liang on the importance of qualitative research and how growing up in the “one child policy” generation has shaped her research.
Murray Forman

Murray Forman on Age and Hip-Hop

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Dr. Murray Forman has been named an Inaugural Nasir Jones Fellow by the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University.