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Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology & Harassment

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Tracy Everbach and Jacqueline Ryan Vickery, co-editors of Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology and Harassment, will be joined by local journalist, Cassandra Jaramillo, to discuss issues and best practices for dealing with the patriarchy on the Internet.

Mediating Misogyny provides practical resources to help students, educators, institutions, and researchers take measures to stop online harassment. Offers a multidisciplinary set of perspectives drawing upon theoretical and empirical research from a set of global cases. Includes chapters from leading academics and rising stars in the field.

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery (PhD, University of Texas at Austin, USA) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts at the University of North Texas, USA. She is author of Worried about the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World (2017). She conducts qualitative and feminist research on teens’ and women’s digital media practices, and teaches courses on digital media, media theory, digital activism, and youth media. Additionally, she is the founder and facilitator of a digital storytelling workshop for youth in foster care.

Tracy Everbach (PhD, University of Missouri, USA) is Associate Professor of Journalism in the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas, USA. She worked fourteen years as a newspaper reporter and now teaches undergraduate and graduate classes on race, gender and media, news reporting, mass communication theories, and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on women’s work and leadership in journalism, and on representations of race, gender, and sexuality in media.

Cassandra Jaramillo is a features reporter for The Dallas Morning News. She joined the News in 2016 and writes about race and identity in Dallas as well as other features stories. She studied journalism and business at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Earlier Event: April 30
Red Clocks
Later Event: May 2
Cocktails Galore @ Shoals