Call for papers: open issue Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Editor’s Note: Ada is a publication of the Fembot Collective. Fembot is a CSWS Special Project.

Call for papers: Open issue
Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology |
Issue 10, forthcoming November 2016

Edited by Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Carol Stabile (University of Oregon)

We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open call issue featuring research on gender, new media and technology. We are particularly interested in contributions that exemplify Ada’s commitments to politically engaged, intersectional approaches to scholarship on gender, new media and technology. Contributions in formats other than the traditional essay are encouraged; please contact the editors to discuss specifications and/or multimodal contributions.

Submission Details
All submissions should be sent by FEBRUARY 1, 2016 to Contributions should be no more than 5,000 words, inclusive of notes and citations. Please attach your contribution as a word document and use “Ada Open Call Contribution” for your subject line and include the following in the body of your message:

• Your name and a short biography
• A 50 word abstract
• A list of five keywords/subject tags
• Preferred email address
• Citation style used

About Ada
Ada is an online, open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal run by feminist media scholars. The journal’s first issue was published online in November 2012. Since that launch, Ada has received more than 200,000 page views. Ada operates a review process that combines feminist mentoring with the rigor of peer review.

We do not — and will never — charge fees for publishing your materials, and we will share those materials using a Creative Commons License.

About the Editors
Radhika Gajjala [@cyberdivalivesl] is professor of media studies and American culture studies at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, where she teaches courses in global media, international communication, media and cultural studies and feminist research methods. She is the author of Cyberselves: Feminist Ethnographies of South Asian Women and of Cyberculture and the Subaltern: Weavings of the Virtual and Real. She has also co-edited South Asian Technospaces and Cyberfeminism 2.0 She is co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.

Carol A. Stabile [@castabile] is head of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and interim director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon, where she teaches interdisciplinary courses on gender, race, and class in media at the University of Oregon. She is the author of Feminism and the Technological Fix, editor of Turning the Century: Essays in Media and Cultural Studies, co-editor of Prime Time Animation: Television Animation and American Culture, and author of White Victims, Black Villains: Gender, Race, and Crime News in US Culture. She is completing a book on women writers and the broadcast blacklist in the 1950s, entitled The Broadcast 41: Women and the Television Blacklist. She is a founding member of Fembot, an online collaboration of scholars conducting research on gender, new media, and technology, co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, and edits the Feminist Media Studies book series for University of Illinois Press.

Questions or Queries?
Direct them to issue editors: editor(at) or to the Fembot Webmistress: shamid(at)