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Now live: Ada Issue no. 9

Congratulations to Issue Editors Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) for the launch of Ada: A Journal of New Media and Technology, Issue no. 9.   Our most recent open call issue, Ada Issue no. 9, foregrounds the complex nature of categories of gender, race, class and geography as these play out in digital…

#msfembot2016: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Remote Participation

The Fembot Collective, in collaboration with Ms. Magazine and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, is gearing up for two days of feminist innovation, education, and collaboration in sunny Hollywood, CA! Day 1 of the #msfembot2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement, the Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, marks our second annual gathering at the Ms. Magazine headquarters with feminists from…

Registration now ongoing for #msfembot2016!

Come join the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for Ms. Fembot 2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement, two days of feminist innovation, education, and collaboration! Event Homepage Day 1 Friday, March 11th, the offices of Ms. Magazine, Beverly Hills: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because…

Ada Issue no. 9: Open Call now in Open Peer Review

OPR Now Live We are excited to announce that the community review has begun for Ada, Issue 9: Open Call, edited by Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), forthcoming May 2016.   Feminist Interventions on Scholarly Review We encourage all members of the Fembot Collective to read and comment on the submissions. The formatting may still…

Save the Date! Ms. Fembot 2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement

March 11th – 12th  •  Beverly Hills, CA Friday, March 11th, Ms. Magazine, Beverly Hills: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because of gender, race, and sexuality into Wikipedia. Help us make sure that the virtual world of free and accessible knowledge offers a gender inclusive history. Learn how to make effective, engaging entries and improve on…

Now live: Ada Issue no.8, Globalization, Gender and the Digital

Congratulations to Special Issue Editor Roopika Risam for the launch of Ada Issue no. 8: Globalization, Gender and the Digital. “. . . this issue is situated in emerging conversations about feminist praxis in the digital humanities. Its expansive approach to digital humanities reflects Bethany Nowviskie’s appeal for attention to both capacity and care in the humanities. She defines “capacious…

Call for Papers: Issue 10, Open Call

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 10, November 2016 Editors: Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) 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…

Goldsmiths Press: The Future Media Series

The Future Media series will be published by Goldsmiths Press from 2016-17. We are inviting proposals, submissions and expressions of interest. Please contact goldsmithspress@gold.ac.uk ABOUT THE SERIES For the Future Media series, authors are encouraged to offer a relatively short, sharp intervention in response to actual or potential short-term, utilitarian and instrumentalist thinking about a particular scenario or performance of…

CFP: Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History

Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History, edited by Phoebe Bronstein and Carol Stabile Media histories are generally told from the standpoint of industrial successes: the VHS and DVDs rather than Betamax and LaserDiscs; Skype and Facetime rather than videophones; the Nintendo Entertainment System rather than the Nintendo Virtual Boy; the iPhone rather than the…

Call for Papers: Issue 9, Open Call

Call for Papers: Open Call Issue Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 9, May 2016 Editors: Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) 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…

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2015

Ada at CNI 2015 The Fembot Collective made an appearance at this year’s Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2015 conference; Karen Estlund, Sarah Hamid, and Bryce Peake presented on the successes, failures, growths, and lessons of Fembot’s open access, peer reviewed journal: Ada: a Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology. The talk was extremely well received and attended, giving us…