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

January 28, 2013 – 9:55 pm |
Fembot Jam Session 1: an Unconference on Feminist Multimodal Publishing and Collaboration

White Stag Building: Papé Forum
Portland, Oregon
Saturday & Sunday, 9-5 pm
9-10 February 2013
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 …

Books Aren’t Dead – Work’s Intimacy

January 17, 2013 – 8:48 am |
Books Aren’t Dead – Work’s Intimacy

Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) is a regular, monthly podcast series of interviews between feminist scholars and feminist authors of recent books. It is edited by Hye-Jin Lee, and will be available on iTunes as a regular subscription podcast in the near future. 
In this issue of BAD, Polina Kroik interviews Melissa …

Unconference Proposals

January 11, 2013 – 11:57 am | 4 Comments
Unconference Proposals

We’re very excited about the upcoming unconference! This post is a place where we are collecting proposals for sessions (in the comment section). You may propose a new session, or, if there is one similar to the session you want to propose, feel free to comment on it and offer …

“It’s your story too:” reconsidering feminism, HIV/AIDS, and the digital divide

January 11, 2013 – 8:55 am | 3 Comments

Let me tell you a story about my dear friend Ruth…

By Margaret Rhee with Kate Monico Klein, Isela González, and Allyse Gray
In the hot San Francisco summer of 2010, Isela González and I met weekly at her Forensic AIDS Project office.  Established in 1983, the Forensic AIDS Project (FAP) was …

Naomi Wolf on Torture and Zero Dark Thirty

January 7, 2013 – 8:27 pm |
Naomi Wolf on Torture and Zero Dark Thirty

An amazing response from Naomi Wolf on the fetishization of torture and the exaggeration of its use in Zero Dark Thirty.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/04/letter-kathryn-bigelow-zero-dark-thirty

NMP 25: Archive

January 1, 2013 – 7:34 am |