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CFP: Ada, Issue 6, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”

March 12, 2014 – 3:14 pm |
CFP: Ada, Issue 6, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”

 CFP: Ada, Issue 6, “Hacking the Black/White Binary”
Edited by Brittney Cooper (Rutgers) and Margaret Rhee (UC-Berkeley)
“For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change.” – Audre …

CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

February 8, 2014 – 11:12 am |
CFP: Ada, Issue 8, “Gender, Globalization and the Digital”

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology
Issue 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital
Edited by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam
We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that investigates the conditions of women and gender studies within digital spaces and cultures around the world. According to the popular internet …

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 …

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: …

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 …

CFP: Ada, Issue 5, Queer, Feminist Digital Media Praxis

July 9, 2013 – 7:17 am |
CFP: Ada, Issue 5, Queer, Feminist Digital Media Praxis

Editors: Aristea Fotopoulou (University of Sussex), Alex Juhasz (Pitzer College), Kate O’Riordan (University of Sussex/ University of California, Santa Cruz)
We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed special issue that brings together artistic, theoretical, critical and empirical responses to a range of questions around mediation, technology and gender equality. In particular we …

Job Announcement: Ethnic Studies & Women’s and Gender Studies

June 28, 2013 – 5:09 am |
Job Announcement: Ethnic Studies & Women’s and Gender Studies

University of Oregon, Departments of Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies: Assistant (tenure-related) in Native American, Pacific Islander, or Indigenous Studies with a research and teaching specialization in feminist and/or gender studies, to begin in September 2014. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in appropriate field by September 15, 2014; scholarship and teaching on people of …

CFP: Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research

November 10, 2012 – 11:40 am |
CFP: Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research

Call for Papers
Black Sexual Economies: Transforming Black Sexualities Research
Black sexualities have been constructed as a site of sexual panic and pathology in U.S. culture. Viewed as a threat to normative ideas about sexuality, the family, and the nation, Black sexualities are intimately linked to and regulated by political and socioeconomic …

CFP: Radio Conference

September 22, 2012 – 10:26 am |

It’d be great to see a wide feminist turn out from media and tech studies alike for this conference. Information below!
 

Call for Researchers

September 18, 2012 – 5:44 am |
Call for Researchers

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES
ST. AUGUSTINE, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, WEST INDIES
INSTITUTE FOR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
ST. AUGUSTINE UNIT
Telephone: (868) 662-2002 ext. 83573/82533  |  Fax: (868) 662-2002 ext. 83572  |  Email:  igds@sta.uwi.edu
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Politics, Power and Gender Justice in the Anglophone Caribbean: Women’s Understandings of Politics, Experiences of Political Contestation and the …

CFP, Feminist Game Studies – Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

August 27, 2012 – 7:40 am |
CFP, Feminist Game Studies – Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology
Issue 2: Feminist Game Studies
Editor: Nina Huntemann, Suffolk University
(nhuntemann@suffolk.edu)
 
Deadline for submissions: 1 October 2012
Word length: 5000-9000 words
Publication Date: April 2013
 
Despite worldwide popularity across an increasingly diverse population of players, video and computer games continue to be defined, discussed, debated and derided …