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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 …

#AAAfail & Open Access (at it again)

May 17, 2012 – 8:17 am | 2 Comments

The other day, I took a survey for the American Anthropological Association (I’m a recovering anthropologist) that had to do with the associations’ adminstration “pushing back” (h8rs) against the idea of open access publishing (see here for back story if you’re interested). If you read their overview of open access, …

“Kill Peer Review or Reform It?”

April 2, 2012 – 7:19 am |
“Kill Peer Review or Reform It?”

Read this piece from Inside Higher Ed to hear other scholars asking the same questions we are! An excerpt:
“To many knowing nods in the room, [Aaron J.] Barlow argued that the traditional system of blind peer review — in which submissions are sent off to reviewers, whose judgments then determine …

No More Potlucks: no. 20

March 5, 2012 – 10:55 am |

Hey y’all,
Our friends over at No More Potlucks–an online and print-on-demand journal of art, politics, and culture–just released their twentieth issue, Witness!

Here’s a list of the published contributions:
Bored But Not Broken: Occupying Vanier Prison
Mandy Hiscocks
Laura Agustín on Crossing Borders
Karen Herland
“Not All Audio Art is Good, Obviously…”: A Conversation with Nimalan …