Articles by Carol Stabile
Carol Stabile is director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon, where she is a professor in the School of Journalism and Communication and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. 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 finishing one project on “old” media -- 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 – and is also conducting ethnographic research for a project that looks at gender accountability in massively multiplayer online games. She is a founding member of Fembot and co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.
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 …
25-50.net is a project aim to develop a sustainable website management where creative professional share skills and funding resources to maintain their own collective webspace. Based on the concept of Nordic collective housing which focus mainly on the aspect of sharing instead of ownership – it is not a …
Associate or Full Professor of Digital Media
College of Media, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
We seek an outstanding scholar, innovator, and teacher of digital, mobile or emerging media to join our faculty in the College of Media. This is a tenured 9-month academic year joint appointment where interdisciplinary work and collaboration …
By Julie Levin Russo, Research Associate, Mount Holyoke College / Five College Women’s Studies Research Center
What’s at stake in the turn to “labor” as a keyword in media studies? Several people who have encountered my current project on queer female fan production have asked me that question, and I do …
Thursday, April 4 – Saturday, April 6
Sponsored by Five College Women’s Studies Research Center
Locations include Amherst College, Hamsphire College, and Mount Holyoke College
Confirmed keynote speakers include Lisa Nakamura, Susan Squier, Alex
Juhasz, Anna Balsamo, and Jackie Stacey, among others.
This symposium marks the twenty-first year of the Five College Women’s
Studies Research Center by …
Love and Money
Queers, Class, and Cultural Production
224 p., 30 halftones | $23.00 Paper
“Love and Money is at once fiercely intellectual and full of heart, formidable and invitingly funny. In this series of essays, Lisa Henderson offers some of the sharpest, most imaginative analysis of queerness and social class out …
CYBERCULTURE AND THE SUBALTERN: WEAVINGS OF THE VIRTUAL AND REAL
Edited by Radhika Gajjala
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“Online/offline, global/local, first world/third world, virtual/real, traditional/modern, and many more, this book reveals just how inadequate …
Console-ing Passions at 21
International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism.
June 23-25, 2013, De Montfort University Leicester UK.
Plenary : Charlotte Brunsdon; ‘The Television City’.
Founded by a group of feminist media scholars and artists in 1989, Console-ing Passions held its first official conference at the University of Iowa in …
Aubrey Anable is an assistant professor in the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. She is currently working on a book manuscript about video games and affect titled Playing with Feelings. The “affective turn” in critical theory has explored affect as a quality that allows us to act …
Radhika Gajjala, Professor of American Cultural Studies at Bowling Green University is sharing reading notes and thoughts about her work in progress on cybersubalternity.com in order to unpack, elaborate on and extend the scope of her recent book, Cyberculture and the Subaltern: Weavings of the Virtual and Real (Lanham, Md: …
Call for Papers
Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research
Black sexualities have been constructed as a site of sexual panic and pathology in U.S. culture. Viewed as a threat to normative ideas about sexuality, the family, and the nation, Black sexualities are intimately linked to and regulated by political and socioeconomic …
Call for Papers: HASTAC 2013 — The Decennial
The Storm of Progress: New Horizons, New Narratives, New Codes
April 25-28, 2013 York University, Toronto, Canada
Submissions Deadline: November 15, 2012
This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past.
Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one …