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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…

AdaCamp DC 2012

The second AdaCamp wrapped up in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 11th. The first AdaCamp was held in Melbourne, Australia in January 2012. AdaCamp is an Ada Initiative unconference focused on increasing women’s participation in open technology and culture. The invitation-only event gathered professionals, fans, hobbyists, academics, and activists to build community, discuss issues impacting women across open technology, and…

What can advice animals teach us about feminism?

Kelly Bergrstrom (York University, Faculty of Education) “Advice Animals” are memes created by overlaying text on a photo. They often take the form of a cutout of an animal or person set on a bright and/or multicoloured background, although sometimes text is placed over an unedited photo.  No longer requiring access to Photoshop or other image manipulation software, these memes…