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Ada Issue no. 9: Open Call now in Open Peer Review

OPR Now Live We are excited to announce that the community review has begun for Ada, Issue 9: Open Call, edited by Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), forthcoming May 2016.   Feminist Interventions on Scholarly Review We encourage all members of the Fembot Collective to read and comment on the submissions. The formatting may still…

Save the Date! Ms. Fembot 2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement

March 11th – 12th  •  Beverly Hills, CA Friday, March 11th, Ms. Magazine, Beverly Hills: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because of gender, race, and sexuality into Wikipedia. Help us make sure that the virtual world of free and accessible knowledge offers a gender inclusive history. Learn how to make effective, engaging entries and improve on…

Now live: Ada Issue no.8, Globalization, Gender and the Digital

Congratulations to Special Issue Editor Roopika Risam for the launch of Ada Issue no. 8: Globalization, Gender and the Digital. “. . . this issue is situated in emerging conversations about feminist praxis in the digital humanities. Its expansive approach to digital humanities reflects Bethany Nowviskie’s appeal for attention to both capacity and care in the humanities. She defines “capacious…

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…

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…

Schools of Shame Map (SOS-Map)

This map lists universities in the US that need help addressing sexual violence: all of them. The problem of sexual violence on college campuses was very much on Fembot Collective members Hye-Jin Lee and Carol Stabile’s minds when they met at the Console-ing Passions Conference in Columbia, Missouri in April 2014. After their meeting and a long stormy drive back…