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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…

Dissertation Prospectus: Chelsea Bullock (University of Oregon, 2012)

“From Big Shrimpin’ to Big Rich Texas: Laboring Gender in Workplace and Intimate Reality Programming” 7 March 2012 Mapping the Field of Reality Television Many critics trace reality television’s beginnings to the television documentary “An American Family,” which premiered on PBS in 1973[1]. Like other genres of media, the shape and definitions of reality television have changed over time as…

It’s intersectionality week in the news…

And by intersectionality, I of course me an absolute ignorance as to how to report in a way that doesn’t reproduce racialized versions of gender oppression. Whitney got it first, but here’s an awesome journalist giving the news what for on that one. The only thing that would have made this article more interesting would have been an engagement with the…