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Join the collective! Members of the collective:

  • Review specific contributions, based on their areas of expertise
  • Participate in decision-making processes concerning the composition of the editorial board
  • Deliberate about the topic areas for journal issues, as well as provide advice and feedback to designated editors for specific journal issues
  • Serve as reviewers for submissions
  • Nominate and vote on new members
  • Provide feedback and advice about the blog and review process
  • Serve on committees related to fundraising and event organizing
  • Serve as a resource for mentoring designated editors
  • Serve, or be willing to serve, at least one term on the editorial board

Nominating Process: Any member of the collective can nominate new members; self-nominations are also acceptable.

The nomination form can be found here: Collective Nomination Form

Nominations will be posted to the Fembot listerv, followed by a seconding process. After the nomination receives a second, there will be a one-week discussion period. If there is no discussion or objections, the nomination will be considered approved; if there is no second, the nomination will be dropped. The chair of the advisory board will oversee nominations, and will announce new members once they’ve been approved.

Once you’re a member, you will be registered for the Fembot listserv. You will also be registered for the Ada review site, so that you can participate in the open peer review process.

Note: Members of the collective, Fembot Advisory Board, and other positions do not have to have PhDs and do not need to be faculty members. They can be feminist media artists, media producers, media critics, graduate students, and undergraduates.





2 comments for “Join Fembot

  1. April 29, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    Koen Leurs is a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Media and Communications Department, London School of Economics and Political Science. His EU FP7 funded project UPLOAD, “Urban Politics of London Youth Analyzed Digitally”, focuses on how young Londoners negotiate living with cultural difference in urban, digital spaces. He is also affiliated researcher at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry/Graduate Gender Studies, Utrecht University. In 2013, he conducted fieldwork among young refugees in the Netherlands and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after receiving a Council for the Humanities Stipend from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science (KNAW). Leurs has published 2 books, 2 guest-­‐edited special issues, 14 international and national peer-­‐reviewed journal articles and 16 book-­‐chapters. Speaking back to critical theory, his expertise in mixed-­‐methods fieldwork includes survey research, in-­‐depth interviewing, focus groups, virtual ethnography and digital methods. His publications cover digital identities, postcolonial and gender relations, migration, youth culture, urbanism, multiculturalism, diaspora, religion and internet research methods. He has presented at 46 international conferences and has guest-­‐lectured across the world. Leurs has taught courses in new media, philosophy of science, film, postcolonial and gender studies.

    • admin
      May 4, 2015 at 4:54 pm

      Dear Koen,

      It appears as though you’d be a phenomenal addition to our collective! If you’d like to be nominated, you can find information here: http://fembotcollective.org/register/join-the-collective/

      If you’d like, I’d also be happy to nominate you.

      Looking forward to having you with us,
      Sarah [Webmistress]

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