Fembot Experiments »

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 …

Read the full story »
Books aren't dead

monthly interviews with authors of recent feminist books on new media, science, and technology.

Fembot Experiments

A platform for a range of experiments in feminist media criticism and production.

Open Calls

CFPs and job ads of particular interest to feminist media scholars.

Friends & Allied Projects

Feminist criticism and politics on and off the web


A feminist get together that will focus on issues surrounding Fembot and Ada, including issues of funding, communication, and diversity.

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: Twilight

Bella’s Womb

January 14, 2012 – 3:45 pm | One Comment
Bella's Womb

A few years ago, this felt replica of Bella’s womb circulated online as the epitome of the rabid and deluded  Twi-hard who had finally crossed the line from homage to horror.  Critics and fans alike decried  the hairy coconut creation with its Brillo pad nest cradling a tiny figurine as …

The Colonial Gaze of Breaking Dawn: Part 1

January 14, 2012 – 2:03 pm |

In addition to serving as a an ode to pro-life sentiment, wedding fervor, and mommy mania, Breaking Dawn Part 1 is also permeated by a colonial gaze that privileges whites and animalizes people of color. The film, much like the texts, pretends to be racially conscious (“look, we like werewolves …

Blood Milkshake

January 14, 2012 – 1:50 pm |
Blood Milkshake by Mara Williams

Introduction to Breaking Dawn: Part 1 Commentaries