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Feminism vs. Female Friendly

By Chelsea Durgin

Lauren Conrad’s website is not a feminist of color space due to the lack of feminist and diverse talk within the site. I doubt that these ideas and discussions would be shunned bu…

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Learning and Social Media: Catherine Greenhow

Bu HannahAdelstein

The United States is the world’s biggest consumer of Facebook, citing over 155 million active users.  Though the United States is ranked at number one for Facebook use, the socia…

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List of Organizations

4C – Consortium on Computers and Compositions

4S – Society for the Social Studies of Science

AAA – American Anthropological Association

AAAS – Association of Asian-American Studies

AARL – …

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Assuming Connection

This video was emailed to me by Janet J after my talk at Sussex.

Assuming Connection

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Radical Art/Cyberfeminist Search

This screen-grab was emailed to me by Beth Granter after my talk at University of Sussex, England. She was answering the…

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Principles

What do we believe? What are our ethical standards?

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An Unconference on Feminist Multimodal Publishing and Collaboration

By Chelsea B.

Portland, Oregon; White Stag Building: Papé Forum
Saturday & Sunday, 9-5 pm; 9-10 February 2013

Slightly over a year after Fembot launched its first feature, Laundry Day, memb…

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This Black Hole

video made by Sam and Alexandra during my talk at Yale

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I Voted Today

By Emily Ann Morton

I voted today because I wanted to exercise my right as an American to vote.  Yesterday our class …

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Conference List

PAST CONFERENCES
 

May 23, 2012

Women Who Tech TeleSummit (via Web and Internet Radio)

Website: http://www.womenwhotech.com/

 

May 25, 2012

International Communications As…

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Why So Self-Reflexive?

emailed to me during my talk at Re:Humanities

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Voice/Body 1

A video made during my talk at Occidental College.

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One Feminist Online Media Mantrafesto*

By Alex on October 14, 2011

Access begs literacy
Literacy initiates production
Mass production fosters popularity.

Popularity produces virality
Virality forecloses context, shared interests and vocabulary, and local community
Community is built upon safety.

Safety fosters the sharing of voice and responsibility
Shared responsibility is necessary for democracy
Democracy protects vulnerability.

Vulnerability forecloses visibility
Visibility demands a safe space
Safe spaces need rules and hierarchies.

Rules and hierarchies require transparency and process
Process is built upon equal voices
All voices want a body.

A body needs to be visible
Visibility allows for warranting
Warranting insures civility and positionality.

Positionality fosters political community
Political communities demand spaces, both virtual and real
Spaces demand access

-Alexandra Juhasz
feel free to comment, nuance or add your own mantra

  • “Mantrafesto” suggested by Thomas Burkdall

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