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Lenin/Firestone

This quote and associated jpg were emailed to me by Caroline Bassett after my talk at University of Sussex, England. She…

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Too Busy Seeing

If a voice has a body, do we pay attention to the body at the expense of the voice? Do we fail to hear because we are too busy seeing (& making assumptions based on what we see)?

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Thoughts on our activism

By Gina Magnuson

On November 5th, the vast majority of the class came together in an attempt to gauge public opinion about the coming election. We initially began with two posters: one read “Why I …

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Where is the feminism in this (Cosmo)?

By Giselle Fierro

Throughout the last couple of weeks, I have been exploring the online space of Cosmopolitan UK in order to figure out whether it is a feminist/anti-racist space. I have done this …

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Some Bodies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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All voices want a body

Photo emailed to me by Daniel Chamberlain during my talk at Occidental College.

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Voice/Body 2

A video made during my talk at Occidental College

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Jutta Weber's article on Feminist Technoscience

Weber_Feminist Technoscience_Handbook

From Science and Technology to Feminist Technoscience. In: Kathy Davis / Mary Evans / Judith Lorber (eds.): Handbook of Gender and Women´s Studies. London: Sag…

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This Black Hole

video made by Sam and Alexandra during my talk at Yale

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Taken Down

This video was shot on a flipcam by Lena Vayzman during my talk at Yale.

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FemTechNet: Terms for Feminist Teaching Online and Off

FemTechNet is a network of hundreds of international scholars and artists who work on or with technology in a variety of fields including STS, Media and Visual Studies, Art, Women’s, Queer and Ethnic …

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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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