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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 meme “On the Internet, no one knows…

Books Aren’t Dead- Depression: A Public Feeling

In this BAD interview Jacqueline Wallace (Doctoral Candidate, Concordia University in Montréal) talks with Ann Cvetkovich (Professor, University of Texas at Austin), author of Depression: A Public Feeling (Duke University Press, 2012). ABOUT THE BOOK: In Depression: A Public Feeling, Ann Cvetkovich combines memoir and critical essay in search of ways of writing about depression as a cultural and political phenomenon…

Feminist Works

By Julie Levin Russo, Research Associate, Mount Holyoke College / Five College Women’s Studies Research Center What’s at stake in the turn to “labor” as a keyword in media studies? Several people who have encountered my current project on queer female fan production have asked me that question, and I do intersect this theme from at least two directions. In…

Feminism, Media, and Technology in the News

I have fallen out of my bi-weekly routine due to conference travel, a disruption that will resume for another week after my much-anticipated trip to Boston for Console-ing Passions. Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting…

Feminism, Media and Technology in the News

Bi-weekly listing of some recent articles/blogs related to feminism, media, and technology. Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting that you’d like me to include in the next post, please shoot the link my way. Second…

Feminism, Media, Technology in the News

Welcome to the first bi-weekly listing of some recent articles/blogs related to feminism, media, and technology. Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting that you’d like me to include in the next post, please shoot the…

A Fresh Look at Male Promiscuity on TV

Having lots of sex with as many women as possible is the best, most desirable thing that any man can aspire to, right? That’s usually the message presented by most male characters in popular media today. Male promiscuity is almost always portrayed as something admirable. But rarely, if ever, do we see a character who realizes that this behavior is…