Category: Social Media

Social Reading for Black History Month

Many of us engage in social reading — in the old fashioned sense of reading groups or, for those of us who teach or are students, in classes. Perhaps more distantly, many of us do so because we read material that is not truly single authored — look at all those footnotes and the acknowledgements,... Read more »

Social Media Speaks

The relationship of colleges and universities to social media is, obviously, an important one. And, the relationship of college and university presidents to social media is as well. Whether we are talking blogging, tweeting, or tumblr, colleges and universities care. Why? Of course, visibility matters — and visibility matters for various reasons. In part, it... Read more »
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    Shimerprez is the 14th president of Shimer College at 35th and State. She also blogs at the Huffington Post and at a Shimer Blog called Evocations which can be found on line at blog.shimer.edu/provocations/. She is a University of Chicago Ph.D. who works on religion, the social sciences, gender and sexuality. She reads murder mysteries, is fascinated by the world of food, and also loves the Finger Lakes Region of upstate New York.

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