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Call for Papers: Issue 9, Open Call

Call for Papers: Open Call Issue Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org Issue 9, May 2016 Editors: Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open call issue featuring research on gender, new media and technology. We are particularly interested in contributions that exemplify Ada’s commitments to politically…

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 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 you’re a dog,”…

#AAAfail & Open Access (at it again)

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, you see that they have no idea – fembot does…

“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 whether papers are accepted, with no direct communication with…

No More Potlucks: no. 20

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 Yoganathan Owen Chapman…