Mantrafesto Notes from UCLA

There was good conversation during the Q and A at my talk at UCLA, and I want to think more about these questions that were raised about my mantra:

what is the feminist function of invisibility on…

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On Sharing

Please feel free to share:

This Week’s Survey Question:
What are the major social/legal/professional stakes with sharing online?

Children “share” during “sharing time” at school: my m…

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Out in Public

I was driving home from the opening of Natalie Bookchin‘s amazing multi channel video installation, Now he’s out in publ…

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"The Occupy Experience"

One of the students from Online Feminist Spaces made this video about our field trip to Occupy LA: “The Occupy Experienc…

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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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Ethnography of Soshified

By Hyemin Lee

For this project, I wanted to evaluate whether a cyberspace for Girls’ Generation fans, Soshified, can be a feminist of color space or not. Girls’ Generation is considered a leader of…

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IVAW: Providing a Safe Space for Women and People of All Colors

By Alejandra Rishton

When viewing the IVAW.org community through a feminist and anti-racist lens, one will find a positive and equal environment for people off all genders and colors. The content o…

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making connections. making things. making the feminist-Internet

I just blogged at fembot for their section called “Laundry Day” (“short, teachable pieces of feminist media criticism ab…

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Context is Politics

The second offering of my Online Feminist Spaces class ended this Monday. As I’ve said before, the Pitzer version of the class found the majority of students studying “in-between spaces” online where …

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Sam Cronk on Digital Social Media and Music

By Gina Magnuson for Feminist Online Spaces

Sam Cronk began his lecture with a recording by the 1960s singer is Pete …

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American Cosplay Paradise: Supportive and Comunity-Based

By Gina Magnuson

American Cosplay Paradise is a feminist, of-color space. This space is supportive and community-based, centering on a positive and creative activity. It incorporates women of many …

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Scholar/Performers

My Fall Road Show has been a fruitful opportunity to play out, in person, many of the issues of concern here: namely my …

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