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Call for papers: Radical Feminist Storytelling and Speculative Fiction: Creating new worlds by re-imagining hacking

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 13, May 2018 Editors: Sophie Toupin and Spideralex We invite contributions featuring radical feminist speculative fiction,storytelling and research to reimagine hacking, dream about appropriate(d) technologies and craft new social imaginaries. With this special issue we would like to explore the ways in which speculative fiction and storytelling may…

Black Feminist Theory Position: University of Oregon

The Department of Women¹s and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon is seeking a scholar with teaching and research interests in Black feminist theory and feminist theories of race, particularly as race intersects with sexualities and gender. The Department is especially interested in scholars whose work engages feminist thought broadly defined, with emphasis on critical race studies; queer of…

Call for Papers: Issue 10, Open Call

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 10, November 2016 Editors: Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) 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…

CFP: Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History

Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History, edited by Phoebe Bronstein and Carol Stabile Media histories are generally told from the standpoint of industrial successes: the VHS and DVDs rather than Betamax and LaserDiscs; Skype and Facetime rather than videophones; the Nintendo Entertainment System rather than the Nintendo Virtual Boy; the iPhone rather than the…

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) 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…

Open Peer Review Launched of Ada Issue 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital!

We are excited to announce that the community review for Ada, Issue 8: Gender, Globalization, and the Digital, edited by Roopika Risam [@roopikarisam], has launched. We encourage all members of the Fembot Collective to read and comment on the submissions. The formatting may still a work-in-progress, so we emphasize substantive feedback about content, argument, and scholarship will be much more helpful to…

Now live: Ada Issue no. 7, Open Call!

Editing this issue together also taught us much about the open peer review process we are refining. On one hand, we were reminded of the fragility of online communication, especially when the painful work of critique is involved, and just how much labor needs to be poured into communicating clearly and straightforwardly. On the other hand, we relished the opportunity…

Join us for the Ms. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon!

Join us on Friday, March 6, 2015 and Saturday, March 7, 2015 as we collaborate, innovate, and intervene in Los Angeles, California! Edit-A-Thon Contribute to the digital legacy of women, trans, and/or gender non-conforming scientists, writers, scholars, filmmakers, artists, activists, politicians, and others by writing them into Wikipedia at Ms. Magazine’s office in Beverly Hills. Hack-a-Thon In memory of the…

Open Peer Review of Ada Issue 7 [Open Call] Launched!

We are excited to announce that the community review for Ada, Issue 7: Open Call, edited by Carol Stabile [@castabile] and Radhika Gajjala [@cyberdivalivesl]! We encourage all members of the Fembot Collective to read and comment on the submissions. The formatting may still a work-in-progress, so we emphasize substantive feedback about content, argument, and scholarship will be much more helpful to authors…

Ada Issue 6 [Hacking the Black/White Binary] is Live!

“Our special issue asks us to think broadly across disciplines about what tools digital humanities and digital frameworks might offer to the study of race and gender. Many of the articles in the issue also ponder the converse question, placing various technological schemas and approaches in conversation with critical race theory, women of color feminisms, queer of color critique, critical…

CFP: Queer Technologies in Communication

Editors: Katherine Sender, University of Auckland, k.sender@auckland.ac.nz Adrienne Shaw, Temple University, adrienne.shaw@temple.edu Abstract deadline: 30 September 2014 Decisions on abstracts: 15 October 2014 First drafts due: 28 February 2015 Second drafts due: 31 July 2015 Final drafts due: 31 October 2015 Publication: April 2016 (Volume 33, issue 2) Communication and media scholars have productively engaged with the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people…

Ms. Fembot Event: Save the Date!

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 into Wikipedia at Ms. Magazine’s office in Beverly Hills.…