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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: …

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

October 9, 2013 – 1:59 pm |
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: …

Thinking critically about feminist business studies

September 20, 2013 – 4:29 pm |

Guest post by Mariann Hardey
I am long time based at the University of Durham and situated within the Business School.  The academy at present is rather pre-occupied with their/our very noun-of-thorns-based ‘Research Excellence Framework’ (REF). For those of us positoned within ‘Business’, we have a cunning list - the Association of Busines Schools …

Console-ing Passions CFP: Missouri 2014

August 1, 2013 – 10:01 am |
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 …

CFP: Gaming, Gamification, and Labour Politics

July 31, 2013 – 10:19 am |
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 …

Fembot Conference 2013

July 19, 2013 – 9:52 pm |