Invitation: July 2012

In the past few weeks a number of people have joined this space. It would be so lovely to hear a bit from you all: an introduction. Also an invitation: the idea is that you can author and enter things…

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Is the title “queer” enough!

By: Fem-_-ocent

            As part of my assignment for a class I had to pick a website, then observe and assess whether or not it was a feminist (of color) and racialized space. The site that I c…

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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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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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MRAs are Everywhere: Bigotry and Hate Exposed on ExperienceProject

By Daniela Meza

I became a member of the ExperienceProject.com close to two months ago and joined the “I am a feminist” group within it. The Experience Project (EP) is a social networking site inte…

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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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Bodies in Classrooms: Part I (DML Central)

On DML Central, my friend and colleague, Liz Losh, interviews me (and my collaborator, Anne Balsamo, for Part II), about our MDCLE:

“Next year, over a hundred feminist scholars are slated to teach …

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The Road Trip Experiment

I’m back from Colby College in Maine which also signals the almost-end to the six-month experiment I’ve been running her…

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I WANT TO BE THE GIRL! Girlgaming on Left4Dead-XBOX360

By Cassandra “Cassi” Martinez

The juvenile nature of Left4Dead (L4D) on Xbox Live reinforces the social stereotypes that exist in society; most prominently in the way users understand race, class a…

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Blog/Book Theory: On/By Jodi Dean

“An object whose form installs delays in sampling and syndication and whose content demands postponed gratification, the…

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Art as a Door to Communication

by Hyemin Lee

I attended a talk, “Art, Science and Technology: Between the Studio and the Lab,” by Steven Kurtz, a professor of Visual Studies at the State University of New York, Buffalo on Decemb…

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