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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)

Ada 09 CFP 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 to scholarship on gender, new media and technologyContributions in formats other than the traditional essay are encouraged; please contact the editors to discuss specifications and/or multimodal contributions.

Submission Requirements:

All submissions should be sent by AUGUST 10, 2015 to editor@adanewmedia.org. Contributions should be no more than 5,000 words, inclusive of notes and citations. Your contribution should be attached as a word document. Please use “Ada Open Call Contribution” for your subject line and include the following in the body of your message:

  • A 50 word abstract
  • Your name
  • A mailing address
  • Preferred email address.

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for full essays: August 10, 2015
  • Open peer review begins: January 25, 2016
  • Expected publication date: May 1, 2016

About Ada:

Ada is an online, open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal run by feminist media scholars. The journal’s first issue was published online in November 2012. Since that launch, Ada has received more than 200,000 page views. Ada operates a review process that combines feminist mentoring with the rigor of peer review.

We do not — and will never — charge fees for publishing your materials, and we will share those materials using a Creative Commons License.

About the Editors:

Editor Pic Gajjala Radhika Gajjala [@cyberdivalivesl] is professor of media studies and American culture studies at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, where she teaches courses in global media, international communication, media and cultural studies and feminist research methods. She is the author of Cyberselves: Feminist Ethnographies of South Asian Women and of Cyberculture and the Subaltern: Weavings of the Virtual and Real. She has also co-edited South Asian Technospaces and Cyberfeminism 2.0 She is co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.
Editor Pic Stabile Carol Stabile [@castabile] is professor of women’s and gender studies and media studies at the University of Oregon, where she teaches interdisciplinary courses on gender, race, and class in media at the University of Oregon. She is the author of Feminism and the Technological Fix, editor of Turning the Century: Essays in Media and Cultural Studies, co-editor of Prime Time Animation: Television Animation and American Culture, and author of White Victims, Black Villains: Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture. She is currently completing a book on women writers and the broadcast blacklist in the 1950s, entitled Black and White and Red All Over: Women Writers and the Television Blacklist . She is a founding member of Fembot , an online collaboration of scholars conducting research on gender, new media, and technology, and co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.

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