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Well, brave new producers, it seems that we are entering n…

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Is Occupy LA a feminist space?

Yes … ish? My students and I, from Feminist Online Spaces, created a real-space circle at Occupy LA, after some initial trepidation, but with nothing resulting other than friendly/bemused/flirty/cra…

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Open Access

This photo was sent to my by Mhwhite after my talk at Colby.

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Sound Bite

(shot on a flip cam after my talk at Smith)

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Democracy

How do we strive and maintain equal access and accountability?

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Moving Forest/AKA the Castle, 2012 London - July 4 live performance

Moving Forest presented by AKA the castle

2012 London

http://www.movingforest.net

 

A twelve day prelude moving across the city; a twelve-hour sound art opera of betrayal and rebellio…

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Militant/Feminist … Research

I spent last weekend attending two conference-like events, Invisible Crisis at NYU and the Fembot Unconference at University of Oregon. The fact of the University affiliation (and support) of these no…

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Omegle: An Online Ethnography

By Emily Ann Morton

Omegle is not a safe online space for women of color.  I came to this conclusion based on the first few interactions I had on the site.  What still intrigues me, however, is the…

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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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Power to the Internet People

This infographic resource was shared with me, via email, from Lilian King.

You can get a copy for yourself at: op…

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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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