Articles in FemBlog
NMP 27 Crush (mai/jun 2013) is out!
In this issue:
Editorial 27: Crush – Mél Hogan and M-C MacPhee
What Makes a Crush? by Ela Przybylo and Danielle Cooper with “Loop03″ by Jeff Kulak
Design Crush: Profiling Jacqueline Wallace by Mél Hogan
How To Not be Creepy by James P. Ascher
Last Butch Standing: Talking Fried Chicken, Analog …
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Ours was an intimate collective of six dedicated feminists who were determined to contribute to the world of Wikipedia. Our class, which is appropriately named Feminist Dialogues in Technology, met around 9:10 am—a little late and groggy but also hopeful. The sugary snacks provided to us by the Pitzer Dean …
We’re going to be live-streaming Sarah Stierch’s workshop on becoming a Wikipedia editor on Friday, 3/8 from 3-5pm PST. There will be a delay of a few minutes. Bookmark this page and check back here to follow along with the workshop. Also join in the conversation on Twitter at #fembotwiki.
Please join CSWS, the Fembot Project, and the ASUO Women’s Center at two events that will celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding women to Wikipedia’s content.
Friday, March 8, 3-5 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room: Sarah Stierch, …
by ALEX-JUHASZ on FEBRUARY 12, 2013
I spent last weekend attending two conference-like events, Invisible Crisis at NYU and theFembot Unconference at University of Oregon. The fact of the University affiliation (and support) of these non-academic, or anti-academic, or quasi-academic events is now noted, and will be discussed soon; while the fact that they were on two …
Thanks to everyone who helped us with this awhile back – I’m happy to annonce that our paper exploring the tensions of academic feminism (Suture and Scars: Evidencing the Struggles of Academic Feminism) is getting published next year in:
Kaitlynn Mendes and Kumi Silva (Eds.), Invisible and Irrelevant? Contemporary Feminism and its …
We’re only days away from our very first Fembot unconference. If you won’t be able to join us in Portland this weekend, follow along and participate in the conversation via Twitter at #fembotjam!
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 …
White Stag Building: Papé Forum
Saturday & Sunday, 9-5 pm
9-10 February 2013
Slightly over a year after Fembot launched its first feature, Laundry Day, members of the collective will meet in Portland, Oregon, for a two-day unconference to discuss Fembot’s past, present, and future. Goals for this event include:
To think collectively …
An amazing response from Naomi Wolf on the fetishization of torture and the exaggeration of its use in Zero Dark Thirty.