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November 6, 2013 – 10:05 am |

Congratulations to special issue editor Alexis Lothian on the launch of Ada, Issue 3: Feminist Science Fiction. The issue features an incredible collection of articles and interviews on feminist science fiction. Tweet it, Facebook it… but, most importantly, read it.
We are also pleased to announce that our next issue will be a …

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Feminism, Media, and Technology in the News

July 15, 2012 – 9:17 am |
Feminism, Media, and Technology in the News

I have fallen out of my bi-weekly routine due to conference travel, a disruption that will resume for another week after my much-anticipated trip to Boston for Console-ing Passions.
Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of …

Feminism, Media and Technology in the News

July 3, 2012 – 2:09 pm |
Feminism, Media and Technology in the News

Bi-weekly listing of some recent articles/blogs related to feminism, media, and technology. Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting that you’d like me to include in …

Feminism, Media, Technology in the News

June 28, 2012 – 10:07 pm | One Comment
Feminism, Media, Technology in the News

Welcome to the first bi-weekly listing of some recent articles/blogs related to feminism, media, and technology. Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting that you’d like …

A Fresh Look at Male Promiscuity on TV

June 26, 2012 – 2:53 pm | One Comment

Having lots of sex with as many women as possible is the best, most desirable thing that any man can aspire to, right?
That’s usually the message presented by most male characters in popular media today. Male promiscuity is almost always portrayed as something admirable. But rarely, if ever, do we …

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 …