CITASA Events at ASA in Montreal

Monday, July 31 2006 @ 04:21 PM EDT

Contributed by: cguirl

Click Read More to see a full list of CITASA events that will take place at the ASA conference in Montreal August 10-12.

Update 8/1: These have all been added to the site's calendar.

Section on Communication and Information Technologies Paper Session. Communication and Information Technology: Cooperation, Public Goods and Collective Action

Sat, Aug 12 - 8:30am - 10:10am
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Presider: Coye V. Cheshire (UC-Berkeley) 

Apology and Denial in Online Trust Repair: Effects for Victims and Third Parties
Ko Kuwabara (Cornell University) A Study of Technology and Community
Jacob William Faber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Stratification Mapping: The Distribution of Status in an Online Organization
Sasha Goodman (University of Chicago)

Why Wallop? The Relationship Between Network Structure, Community Growth, and Collective Action
Thomas M Lento (Cornell University), Howard T. Welser (University of Washington), Marc A. Smith (Microsoft Research), Lei Gu (University of Washington)

Section on Communication and Information Technologies / Roundtables (one-hour)

Sat, Aug 12 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Session Organizer: Shelia R. Cotten (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Table 01. Revisiting the Digital Divide

E-impact: The Have and Have-Nots
Meng-Hao Li (Yuan Ze University), Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze Uuniversity), Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University)
Gender and the Digital Divide: Quantitative Research May Indicate Progress, but Not Hidden Obstacles
Nicole English (University of Missouri--Kansas City (UMKC)
Intersections of Age and Masculinities in Canadian and American Information Technology Firms
Tammy Duerden Comeau (University of Western Ontario), Candace L. Kemp (Georgia State University), Jennifer Craft Morgan (UNC Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Table 02. Social Capital and ICTs

Social Capital and Engagement: Does Trust Matter?
Shelley J. Boulianne (University of Wisconsin)
The Determinants of Work Well-being among Service Workers: IT Skill, Social Capital or Both?
Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze Uuniversity), Meng-Hao Li (Yuan Ze University), Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University)
The Second Digital Divide: Unequal Access to Social Capital in the Online World
Shanyang Zhao (Temple University), David Elesh (Temple University)

Table 03. Expanding and Exploring Methods for Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Stance-Shift Analysis: Locating Presence and Positions in Online Focus-Group Text
Peyton R. Mason (Linguistic Insights, Inc.), Boyd Davis (University of North Carolina - Charlotte)
Using the Internet to Inform Survey Methods: UK Internet Resources for Survey Methods Teachers
Julie Lamb (University of Surrey)
Online Journaling as a Federated Community of Practice
Yuri Takhteyev (UC Berkeley)

Table 04. Examining Labor and Employment Aspects of Technology

Constructing Connectedness: Labor and Employment in the Production of Networked Goods
Amanda K. Damarin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Technology Driven Commodity Chains: Structure, Territory and Governance in the Global Economy
Sean O Riain (National Univ of Ireland, Maynooth)

Table 05. Protest, Advocacy, Power, and ICTs

Information Communication Technologies, and Gender and Development in Africa
Christobel Asiedu (Univ of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign)
Bandwidthing Together: Using Community Broadband Networks to Protect Community Broadband Networks
Andrea Hoplight Tapia (Pennsylvania State University)

Table 06. Cyberspace and Community

A Preliminary Analysis of an Internet Chat Room? Can a Chat Room be a Real Community?
Diane M Gifford
Community Informatics System in Scientific Volunteers: From knowledge delivery to the renewal community
Chin-Chang Ho (SUNY at Albany)

Table 07. Bringing Writing Back Into the Large Lecture Class with SAGrader

Bringing Writing Back Into the Large Lecture Class with SAGrader
Edward E. Brent (U. of Missouri), Theodore Carnahan (Idea Works, Inc.), Charles Nathaniel Graham (Idea Works, Inc.), Jeff McCully (U. of Missouri)

Table 08. Impacts of the Internet on Sociology and Society

The Impact of the Internet on Sociology: The Importance of the Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Sociological Association
Porsche VanBrocklin-Fischer
Media Trials: Media Justice or Just Media? Media Depictions of Martha Stewart and Kimberly Jones
Christopher J Schneider (Arizona State University)

Section on Communication and Information Technologies Business Meeting (40 minutes)

Sat, Aug 12 - 11:30am - 12:10pm
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Section on Communication and Information Technologies Paper Session. Communication, Information Technology and Labor

Sat, Aug 12 - 2:30pm - 4:10pm
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Presider: Bart Landry (University of Maryland)

Anonymous Bloggers and Organizational Coping Strategies
Abigail Schoneboom (CUNY Graduate Center)
Cellphone Usage and Everyday Resistance of Live-in Maids in Singapore
Hsiao-Li (Shirley) Sun (Nanyang Technological University)
Implementation of Information Technology (IT) in Organizations: End-user Characteristics and IT Adequacy
Esther Brainin (Ruppin Academic Center)
Industrial Slide Rules: Proletarianizing the Skilled Machinist
David D. McFarland (UCLA)
Pathways to Social Mobility Through Information Technology Skills: An Argument for a Segmented Labor Market Approach
Zeynep Tufekci (University of Maryland at Baltimore County)

CITASA Council Meeting

Saturday, August 12, 2006 7:30-8:30 am

CITASA Reception

Saturday, August 12, 2006, 7-10 PM

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Downtown Montréal
Address: 900 René-Lévesque Blvd. The hotel is located on your right at the corner of René-Lévesque and Mansfield.
Room: Saint Maurice [page_break]

ASA Regular Session on Internet and Society: Digital Inequality

Friday Aug 11 - 8:30-10:10am

Presider: Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University)

Does Internet Use Affect Earnings?
Paul J. DiMaggio (Princeton University), Bart Bonikowski (Princeton University)

Immigrants, English Ability, and Information Technology Use
Hiroshi Ono (Stockholm School of Economics), Madeline Zavodny (Agnes Scott College)

Cognitive Ability and Internet Use among Late-Midlife Adults
Jeremy Freese (Harvard University), Salvador Rivas (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Another Way to Evaluate Social Impacts of ICTs in Taiwan: A Quality of Life Perspective
Yu-Ching You (National Taiwan University), Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University)

The Internet and Social Change
John P. Robinson (University of Maryland), Steven Martin (University of Maryland)

ASA Regular Session on Internet and Society: Internet and Society: Longing and Belonging -- Identity and Networks in a Digital Age

Friday, Aug 11 - 2:30-4:10pm

Presider: Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University)

Connector Websites: New Social Institutions That Tip
Paul DiPerna (The Brookings Institution)

Social Graffiti and The Hazardous Exchange of Adjectives
David Touve (Vanderbilt University)

The Ideal Elf: Identity Exploration in World of Warcraft
Katherine Bessiere (Carnegie Mellon University), A. Fleming Seay (Carnegie Mellon University), Sara Kiesler (Carnegie Mellon University)

All Your Base Are Belong To Us: Humor and Borderwork in Amateur Online Videos
Lori Kendall (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

The Internet, Marriage, Gender, and Partner Selection: A Russo-American Case Study.
Alex Dovlatov (Lansing Community College), Brendan Mullan (Michigan State University)