Professor Bailey has filed a written submission with the Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding Bill C-13 and its “lawful access,” “hate propaganda,” and “non-consensual distribution” provisions. The submission recommends the removal or separation of “lawful access provisions” and the acceptance of the “hate propaganda provision,” and discusses the short-comings of the “non-consensual distribution provisions.” Read the entire submission here.
Professor Steeves to present “It’s hard out there for a girl: online surveillance of the female body on social media” at the XVIII World Congress of Sociology in Yokohoma Japan on July 16, 2014.
Professor Bailey presented “What was she thinking?: lessons from the eGirls Project” as part of a panel presentation entitled “Social Media in Civil and Family Litigation” at the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario) Spring Education Seminar at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on May 8, 2014. Her co-presenters were Barbara McIsaac, QC and Prof Jeremy de Beer of the uOttawa Faculty of Law. You can find her slides here: “What was she thinking.”
Professors Bailey and Steeves presented “Living in the mirror: young women’s experiences with online social networking” at the Sixth Biennial Surveillance and Society Conference in Barcelona, Spain on April 25, 2014. You can find the abstract for their paper here and link to their slides here: “Living in the Mirror: young women’s experiences with online social networking”
Professor Bailey presented “Time to Unpack the Juggernaut?: The Cyberbullying Debates in Canada” at Technology, Law and the Public Interest, a conference held at the University of Hong Kong on April 10-11, 2014, which was jointly organized by the University of Ottawa and Hong Kong University. You can find a draft of her paper here: Time to Unpack the Juggernaut – Draft and her slides here: Time to UNpack the Juggernaut – Slides.
Here are the slides from Valerie Steeves‘ and Jane Bailey‘s presentation at the eGirls, eCitizens public conference. Relive their presentation (or see their slides for the first time, if you couldn’t make it to the event) by clicking the link below!
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Valerie Steeves appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women on March 3, 2014 as part of their study on eating disorders. Our eGirls findings provided a window into some of the systemic factors that intersect with eating disorders such as the kinds of marketing messages that are inserted into social media and the pressure girls report about conforming to an idealized version of the feminine body.
eGirls, eCitizens: Putting Theory, Policy and Education into Dialogue with the Voices of Girls and Young Women. Free public conference at the University of Ottawa – Friday, 28 March 2014, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Please RSVP your attendance here!