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July 11, 2014 – 7:41 am |

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 …

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NMP 26: Haunted

February 28, 2013 – 8:27 pm |

Live Stream: Write Women into Wikipedia Workshop

February 28, 2013 – 8:00 pm |
Live Stream: Write Women into Wikipedia Workshop

We’re going to be live-streaming Sarah Stierch’s workshop on becoming a Wikipedia editor on Friday, 3/8 from 3-5pm PST. There will be a delay of a few minutes. Bookmark this page and check back here to follow along with the workshop. Also join in the conversation on Twitter at #fembotwiki.

Writing Women into Wikipedia

February 19, 2013 – 2:00 pm |

Please join CSWS, the Fembot Project, and the ASUO Women’s Center at two events that will celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding women to Wikipedia’s content.
Friday, March 8, 3-5 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room: Sarah Stierch, …

Militant/Feminist … Research by Alex Juhasz

February 15, 2013 – 8:39 am |
Militant/Feminist … Research by Alex Juhasz

by ALEX-JUHASZ on FEBRUARY 12, 2013 

I spent last weekend attending two conference-like events, Invisible Crisis at NYU and theFembot Unconference at University of Oregon. The fact of the University affiliation (and support) of these non-academic, or anti-academic, or quasi-academic events is now noted, and will be discussed soon; while the fact that they were on two …

Suture and Scars

February 12, 2013 – 5:56 pm |
Suture and Scars

Hi bots,
Thanks to everyone who helped us with this awhile back – I’m happy to annonce that our paper exploring the tensions of academic feminism (Suture and Scars: Evidencing the Struggles of Academic Feminism) is getting published next year in:
Kaitlynn Mendes and Kumi Silva (Eds.), Invisible and Irrelevant? Contemporary Feminism and its …

Day 2: Fembot Jam Continues!

February 9, 2013 – 9:24 am |

We’re in Portland, both celebrating the success of fembot thus far and thinking about how to move our project forward. Come join us in your town, or check out the twitter feed #Fembotjam.
Photos from Day 1 are available on Facebook.

Unconference + Social Media

February 9, 2013 – 1:01 am |

For a feed of photos and other media from the Unconference, be sure to follow the Fembot Collective on Facebook and Twitter this weekend. Photos from a pre-conference meeting are up for your viewing pleasure presently; follow #fembotjam for specific Unconference coverage on Twitter!

Jam Session 1: Unconference Schedule

February 7, 2013 – 3:07 pm |

The draft schedule for the Fembot Jam Session 1: an unconference on feminist multimodal publishing is now available.
The final topic schedule and room locations will be determined each day.
Please come with ideas and topics ready to share!
See you in Portland!
Location: UOPDX
View schedule.

unconference hashtag

February 5, 2013 – 8:28 pm |

We’re only days away from our very first Fembot unconference. If you won’t be able to join us in Portland this weekend, follow along and participate in the conversation via Twitter at #fembotjam!

CFP: Ada, Issue 3, Feminist Science Fiction

February 1, 2013 – 9:21 pm |
CFP: Ada, Issue 3, Feminist Science Fiction

In the 1985 essay that defined the terms for feminist thinking about science and technology in the decades since, Donna Haraway observed that “the boundary between science fiction and social reality is an  optical illusion.” She drew together the cybernetic organisms of fact and fiction, the beings of shiny technology …

Books Aren’t Dead – Authentic

February 1, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Books Aren’t Dead – Authentic

This February BAD interview was conducted by Kathleen E. McCollough (Ph.D. student at Rutgers) with Sarah Banet-Weiser (Professor in the School of Communication at USC Annenberg) on her new book, “Authentic” (NYU Press, 2012).