***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** The following announcement may interest you and your graduate students. Sociability and internet based social networks are topics covered at the workshop. Best, Alan * * * A N N O U N C E M E N T F O L L O W S * * * Graduate WebShop: The Impact of the Internet on Society June 2 13, 2003 University of Maryland College Park Application deadline for best consideration: April 7, 2003 The Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland is hosting the 3rd annual graduate student workshop or WebShop. Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, 30 to 50 leading scholars and experts who study the behavioral aspects of information technology will discuss current issues and research. Student participants will receive up to $750 as a support grant as well as room and board. Students will develop original research projects as the basis for their thesis, dissertation, or other publication. Topics include, but are not limited to: Inequality/Digital Divide, Public Access and Usage, Navigational Skills, Social Networks, Time/Activity Displacement, and Social Capital Implications. Please access the WebShop web page for the latest information about the WebShop and the invited participants. Please find application information at: www.webuse.umd.edu For more information: Graduate WebShop Department of Sociology University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 1315 Email: [log in to unmask] Phone: 301.405.6421 Fax: 301.314.6892 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.