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CFP: Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History

Media Fails: What Flops, Fiascos, and Bungles Tell us About Media History, edited by Phoebe Bronstein and Carol Stabile Media histories are generally told from the standpoint of industrial successes: the VHS and DVDs rather than Betamax and LaserDiscs; Skype and Facetime rather than videophones; the Nintendo Entertainment System rather than the Nintendo Virtual Boy; the iPhone rather than the…

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…

Ada Issue 4 is Live!

Congratulations to special issue editors Bryce Peake and Karen Estlund on the launch of Ada, Issue 4: Publication and Its Discontents: Peer Review, Publishing, and the Politics of the Open. The issue features an incredible collection of articles on the state of publishing today. Tweet it, Facebook it… but most importantly, read it! We are also pleased to announce that our next issue,…

Feminist Works

By Julie Levin Russo, Research Associate, Mount Holyoke College / Five College Women’s Studies Research Center What’s at stake in the turn to “labor” as a keyword in media studies? Several people who have encountered my current project on queer female fan production have asked me that question, and I do intersect this theme from at least two directions. In…

Books Aren’t Dead- The Optical Effects of Lightning

Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) is a regular, monthly podcast series of interviews between feminist scholars and feminist authors of recent books. It is edited by Hye-Jin Lee, and will be available on iTunes as a regular subscription podcast in the near future.  In this issue of BAD, Joan Haran interviews Sarah Kember about her latest book The Optical Effects of Lightning.…

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 self-reflexivity). If you come across something YOU find interesting…

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 the next post, please shoot the link my way. Second…

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 me to include in the next post, please shoot the…