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July 11, 2014 – 7:41 am |

Please save the date for Ms. Magazine and the Fembot Collective’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon, sponsored by the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.
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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 …

Books Aren’t Dead: ME Luka with Vicki Mayer

May 1, 2013 – 10:41 pm | 2 Comments

In this month’s interview M.E. Luka (Doctoral Candidate at Concordia University) talks with Vicki Mayer, author of Below the Line: Producers and Production Studies in the New Television Economy (Duke University Press, 2011).

AdaCamp DC 2012

July 15, 2012 – 12:39 pm |

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 …

What can advice animals teach us about feminism?

April 10, 2012 – 7:06 am |

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 …