This week, we talk with Lisa Wade and Gwen Sharp, co-editors of Sociological Images. Gwen and Lisa were in Minneapolis to receive the Public Sociology Award at the University of Minnesota Sociology Department’s annual Sociology Research Institute.
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Excellent point about “enlivening lectures” with visuals – I think the ability to use images to demonstrate concepts (instead of using powerpoints that just transcribe the lecture) is a huge advantage that comes out of the goldmine of stuff on SocImages, *plus* it allows people (like me) who aren’t academics to see what sociological analysis looks like and add their own thoughts. SocImages is such a great resource, even if it turns out it was somewhat unintentional at the start!
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