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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 …

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

April 11, 2012 – 5:21 pm | One Comment
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 …

Dissertation Prospectus: Phoebe Bronstein (University of Oregon, 2011)

April 11, 2012 – 5:19 pm |
Dissertation Prospectus: Phoebe Bronstein (University of Oregon, 2011)

Televising the South: Race, Gender, and Place in TV Dramas
 
Starting with Miami Vice in 1984, this dissertation focuses on the emergence of the urban South in primetime dramas. While Miami Vice (1984-1990) ushered in the end of a moratorium on televisual representations of the South in primetime dramas, it is …

It’s intersectionality week in the news…

February 19, 2012 – 4:40 pm | One Comment
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 …