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CFP: Queer Technologies in Communication

Editors: Katherine Sender, University of Auckland, k.sender@auckland.ac.nz Adrienne Shaw, Temple University, adrienne.shaw@temple.edu Abstract deadline: 30 September 2014 Decisions on abstracts: 15 October 2014 First drafts due: 28 February 2015 Second drafts due: 31 July 2015 Final drafts due: 31 October 2015 Publication: April 2016 (Volume 33, issue 2) Communication and media scholars have productively engaged with the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people…

Books Aren’t Dead: Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader

In this month’s BAD interview, Mark McCarthy (Ph.D. Candidate, University of South Florida) talks with Marina Levina (Assistant Professor, University of Memphis) and Diem-My Bui (Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois-Chicago), editors of Monster Culture in the 21st Century: A Reader (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013).

Ms. Fembot Event: Save the Date!

Please save the date for Ms. Magazine and the Fembot Collective’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon, sponsored by the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society. On Friday, March 6th, we will be writing women into Wikipedia at Ms. Magazine’s office in Beverly Hills.…

Schools of Shame Map (SOS-Map)

This map lists universities in the US that need help addressing sexual violence: all of them. The problem of sexual violence on college campuses was very much on Fembot Collective members Hye-Jin Lee and Carol Stabile’s minds when they met at the Console-ing Passions Conference in Columbia, Missouri in April 2014. After their meeting and a long stormy drive back…

Ada Issue 7 CFP: Open Call

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 7, February 2015   Editors: Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) and Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open call issue featuring research on gender, new media and technology. We are particularly interested in contributions that exemplify Ada’s commitments to politically-engaged, intersectional approaches…

Ada Issue 4 is Live!

Congratulations to special issue editors Bryce Peake and Karen Estlund on the launch of Ada, Issue 4: Publication and Its Discontents: Peer Review, Publishing, and the Politics of the Open. The issue features an incredible collection of articles on the state of publishing today. Tweet it, Facebook it… but most importantly, read it! We are also pleased to announce that our next issue,…