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Languages Out Loud, Nov. 29–an invitation

University of Oregon: In response to reports of colleagues and students who have felt uneasy speaking languages other than English—particularly Spanish—in public in the days since the election, and out of a wish to celebrate and make audible as well as visible the many, many languages we speak, this is an invitation for everyone to participate in a multi-lingual “speak…

Now live: Ada Issue no. 10

Congratulations to Issue Editors Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University), and Sarah T. Hamid for the launch of Ada: A Journal of New Media and Technology, Issue no. 10.   Ada Issue no. 10, offers scholarly analyses that attempt to make sense of the various approaches to gender and race discrimination and new surveillance methods,…

Ada Issue no. 10: Open Peer Review has been Launched!

 OPR Now Live We are excited to announce that the community review has begun for Ada, Issue 10: Open Call, edited by Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), forthcoming November 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 be…

The Ms. Fembot Archives

Ms. Fembot: Two days of feminist innovation, education, and collaboration with The Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Ms. Fembot 2015 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…

#msfembot2016: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Remote Participation

The Fembot Collective, in collaboration with Ms. Magazine and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, is gearing up for two days of feminist innovation, education, and collaboration in sunny Hollywood, CA! Day 1 of the #msfembot2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement, the Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, marks our second annual gathering at the Ms. Magazine headquarters with feminists from…

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…