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April 21, 2014 – 9:48 am |

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!
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ANNOUNCING the Fembot UnConference

September 28, 2012 – 6:59 am |

Fembot Jam Session 1: An Unconference on Feminist Multimodal Publishing and Collaboration

 
Slightly over a year after Fembot launched its first feature, Laundry Day, members of the collective will meet in Portland, Oregon, for a two-day Unconference to discuss Fembot’s past, present, and future. Goals for this event include:
 

To think collectively …

Feminist reflections on an open peer review project

September 25, 2012 – 10:16 am |

Ashley Champagne and Crystine Miller
Feminist ideologies often stress the importance of revising traditional power structures, but how do teachers foster such ideologies in practice?  Considering that university classrooms are often spaces where traditional modes of power can be reified despite more progressive intentions, we wanted to explore how an open …

Fembot Collective Member Awarded NCA Top Paper

September 24, 2012 – 7:14 pm |
Fembot Collective Member Awarded NCA Top Paper

Fembot Member Michelle Rodino-Colocino of Penn State recently was awarded the Top Paper for NCA’s Feminist and Women’s Studies Division for her paper titled “Post-Welfare Mothers in Wi-Fi Zones: Dreams of (Im)mobile Privatization in a Neo-Post World.”
This essay explores women and mobile intimacy through the story of “Neighborhoodworks.net,”  — a …

CFP: Radio Conference

September 22, 2012 – 10:26 am |

It’d be great to see a wide feminist turn out from media and tech studies alike for this conference. Information below!
 

Celebrating the Life and Work of Alexander Doty

September 18, 2012 – 6:20 am |
Celebrating the Life and Work of Alexander Doty

Please join Indiana University, Friday October 12 and Saturday October 13, 2012, as we celebrate the life and work of our colleague and friend, Alexander M. Doty.  This two-day event will include screenings of some of Alex’s favorite films and presentations from luminaries in queer media studies, a field Alex …

Call for Researchers

September 18, 2012 – 5:44 am |
Call for Researchers

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES
ST. AUGUSTINE, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, WEST INDIES
INSTITUTE FOR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
ST. AUGUSTINE UNIT
Telephone: (868) 662-2002 ext. 83573/82533  |  Fax: (868) 662-2002 ext. 83572  |  Email:  igds@sta.uwi.edu
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Politics, Power and Gender Justice in the Anglophone Caribbean: Women’s Understandings of Politics, Experiences of Political Contestation and the …