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July 11, 2014 – 7:41 am |

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 …

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Schools of Shame Map (SOS-Map)

June 13, 2014 – 6:30 pm |
Map of the United States

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. …

Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 3

April 12, 2014 – 4:52 am |
Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 3

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Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 2

April 2, 2014 – 10:35 am |
Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 2

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Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 1

April 1, 2014 – 9:10 pm |
Console-ing Passions Liveblog, Day 1

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Liveblogging SCMS

March 18, 2014 – 4:28 pm |
Liveblogging SCMS

This week, we’ll be live blogging the best of SCMS according to fembot.
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2014-15 Le Guin Science Fiction Fellowship

January 30, 2014 – 8:59 am |

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 …

January 17: Multimodal Editing and the Future

January 16, 2014 – 11:24 pm |
January 17: Multimodal Editing and the Future

Today, we’ll be bringing together scholars from around the US to discuss how we edit, review, and generally think about multimodal editing. The session will be led by Julia Lesage (University of Oregon) and Alex Juhasz (Pitzer College). Some preliminary notes are below, with more to come soon!
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Notes for ADA workshop: …

Fembot Conference 2013

July 19, 2013 – 9:52 pm |

*NMP 28: REVENGE has launched!*

July 1, 2013 – 7:12 am |

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 …

CFP: Special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies on Canadian Research, Scholarship and Artistic Works

June 21, 2013 – 8:09 am |
CFP: Special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies on Canadian Research, Scholarship and Artistic Works

Call for Papers

Special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies on
Canadian Research, Scholarship and Artistic Works
 
The Journal of Lesbian Studies examines the cultural, historical, and interpersonal interests, concerns and needs of lesbians. The Journal is a forum for lesbian scholarship, including theory, research, interviews, fiction and poetry, art, book reviews, and letters to the …

Fembot Unconference: Multiplying Standpoints and Participatory Feminism

June 13, 2013 – 7:22 pm |
Fembot Unconference: Multiplying Standpoints and Participatory Feminism

Fembot Unconference: Multiplying Standpoints and Participatory Feminism
July 18-19, 2013
White Stag, Portland, Oregon
This event is free and open to UO faculty members, students, and the general public.
The Fembot Collective, and its peer-reviewed journal Ada, value and feature intersectionality in terms of content, membership, editorial practices, and organizational structure. This unconference addresses …

CFP: Special issue of the journal Assuming Gender – ‘Queer and There’

June 12, 2013 – 12:09 pm |
CFP: Special issue of the journal Assuming Gender – ‘Queer and There’

Call for Papers: Special issue of the journal Assuming Gender - ‘Queer and There’

Assuming Gender would like to invite submissions to our forthcoming special issue: ‘Queer and There’. In this issue we aim to explore contemporary queer theory and its practical and theoretical horizons. We welcome submissions which engage with ‘queer texts’, but …