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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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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.

CFP: Ada, Issue 5, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”

March 12, 2014 – 3:14 pm |
CFP: Ada, Issue 5, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”

 CFP: Ada, Issue 5, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”
Edited by Brittney Cooper (Rutgers) and Margaret Rhee (UC-Berkeley)
“For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change.” – Audre …

CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

February 8, 2014 – 11:12 am |
CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology
Issue 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital
Edited by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam
We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that investigates the conditions of women and gender studies within digital spaces and cultures around the world. According to the popular internet …

Fembot Conference 2013

July 19, 2013 – 9:52 pm |

Final Schedule for Fembot Conference

July 17, 2013 – 6:23 am |
Final Schedule for Fembot Conference

DAY ONE: 18 July 2013
9-11:00
Session 1: Consultants’ projects
1.  Describe your digital/online project(s)? How did you get involved in the project? How did you think about the audience for your project when you first began? Has that understanding of audience changed?
2.  Who manages the project? Who does the work of the …

CFP: Ada, Issue 5, Queer, Feminist Digital Media Praxis

July 9, 2013 – 7:17 am |
CFP: Ada, Issue 5, Queer, Feminist Digital Media Praxis

Editors: Aristea Fotopoulou (University of Sussex), Alex Juhasz (Pitzer College), Kate O’Riordan (University of Sussex/ University of California, Santa Cruz)
We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that brings together artistic, theoretical, critical and empirical responses to a range of questions around mediation, technology and gender equality. In particular we …

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 …

Feminist Works

December 20, 2012 – 9:54 pm |
Feminist Works

Nedine Kachornnamsong
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, UIUC

December 14, 2012 – 7:21 am |
Associate or Full Professor of Digital Media, UIUC

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 …

Feminist Works

December 13, 2012 – 4:03 pm |

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 …

Mediating Public Spheres: Feminist Approaches to Digital Technologies

December 13, 2012 – 3:27 pm |
Mediating Public Spheres: Feminist Approaches to Digital Technologies

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

December 12, 2012 – 10:51 am |
Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Love and Money
Queers, Class, and Cultural Production
Lisa Henderson
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

December 12, 2012 – 6:52 am |
Cyberculture and the Subaltern

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 …