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Photo sent to me via text during my talk at Re:Humanities by Jen Rajchel

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Dancing Space

Shot on a flipcam after my talk at Colby.

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Commenting on Comments

Posted to YouTube by Matthias Stork during my talk at UCLA’s Graduate Colloquium in Cinema and Media Studies.

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Good or bad?

“Do you think the Internet has been more a source of good than bad in our society and culture?”

Sent from my iPhone

Email sent to me by Travis Snow during my talk at Yale.

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This Black Hole

video made by Sam and Alexandra during my talk at Yale

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Stereotypes of Feminists

This message was handed to me by Hyemii Lee and Travis Athogies during the first day of Online Feminist Spaces at Pi…

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Feminism and Beauty: Little Connection

By Chelsea Durgin

For my research, I entered the online space of Lauren Conrad. Lauren Conrad’s blog/ fan page, Laurenconrad.com, is a social network that allows not only Lauren to blog inspiration…

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A Naming Process and Project

(a work in progress)

Architectural or archaic feminism occurs at deep and structural levels.
Unnamed feminism speaks and thus sees itself newly.
Re-mapping feminism claims not-feminist space…

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Feminst Cosmos

This photo was sent to me by Jessica Villella after my talk at Colby.

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Community

Who is part of this group? What do we know of and owe each other?

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Ethnography: Craigslist Queer Forum

By Leonardo Flores

The queer forum on Craiglist is a public space where users, from all over the world, join in different conversations regarding queer topics. These topics are highly political, se…

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Thinking about Binaries


Emailed to me during my talk at UCLA from Rita Valente.

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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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