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Ada Issue 4 is Live!

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! We are also pleased to announce that our next issue,…

CFP: Ada, Issue 6, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”

 CFP: Ada, Issue 6, “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 Lorde This special issue of Ada: A Journal…

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 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 meme “On the Internet, no one knows you’re a dog,”…

2014-15 Le Guin Science Fiction Fellowship

Deadline: 5:00 pm PST, September 5, 2014 Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Purpose: The intention of the Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship is to encourage research within collections in the area of feminist science fiction. The UO Libraries…

Ada Issue 3: Feminist Science Fiction Launched!

Congratulations to special issue editor Alexis Lothian on the launch of Ada, Issue 3: Feminist Science Fiction. The issue features an incredible collection of articles and interviews on feminist science fiction. Tweet it, Facebook it… but, most importantly, read it. We are also pleased to announce that our next issue will be a special, invited issue on peer review, publishing, and evaluation,…

CFP: Thinking Gender, 2014 (24th annual graduate student research conf)

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and/or sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods, including future ones. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre-constituted panels on any topic pertaining to women, gender, and/or sexuality. This year, we especially welcome feminist research on: privacy, diversity, and/or demographics in the age of big data;…

Community review for Ada science fiction issue now open

We are excited to announce that the community review for Ada, Issue 3, Feminist Science Fiction, edited by Professor Alexis Lothian, is now open. We encourage all members of the fembot collective to read and comment on the submissions. The formatting is still a work-in-progress, so please don’t worry about that – substantive comments about content, argument, and scholarship will…

Console-ing Passions CFP: Missouri 2014

April 10-12, 2014, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO Keynote speaker: Angela McRobbie, Professor of Communication, Goldsmiths, University of London 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 1992. Since that time, Console-ing Passions has become the leading international scholarly network for feminist research in television,…

CFP: Gaming, Gamification, and Labour Politics

We are soliciting 350-500 abstracts for consideration in a special issue of the *Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds*. Gamification has been celebrated as a potential solution to problems ranging from healthcare management to employee training to education (McGonigal, 2011; Zichermann and Cunningham, 2011; Kapp, 2012; Werbach and Hunter, 2012). However, even as gamification projects are rolled out in various…

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 project? 3. To what extent is…

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 are interested in exploring what the concept of praxis…

*NMP 28: REVENGE has launched!*

In this issue: Haley Morris-Cafiero is this issue’s photographer, presenting work from her series *Wait Watchers*, which makes visible everyday hostilities directed at fat and other non-normative bodies in public. The interview is conducted by Jackie Wykes. Sarah Kember presents an anonymous open letter about the discovery of life on Mars. Katie Weldon interviews Mandi Morgan, a Vancouver-native and NFB/ONF employee in Montréal, in hopes of…