Ada is a publication of Fembot, which is a special project of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Editors: Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) and Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University). 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 editor to discuss specifications and/or multimodal contributions. Contributions in traditional formats should be no more than 7,500 words, inclusive of abstract, main text, references, endnotes, and tables. All submissions should be sent by AUGUST 7, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your contribution should be attached as a word document. Please use “Ada Open Call Contribution” for your subject line and include the following in the body of your message:
- A 50 word abstract
- Your name
- A mailing address
- Preferred email address.
- Deadline for full essays: August 7, 2014
- Expected publication date: February 2015
Ada is an online, open access, open source, peer-reviewed journal run by feminist media scholars from Canada, the UK, and the US. The journal’s first issue was published online in November 2012. Since that launch, Ada has received more than 175,000 page views. Ada operates a review process that combines the feminist mentorship of fan communities 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.
Information about the editors:
Carol Stabile is professor of women’s and gender studies and media studies 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 currently completing a book on women writers and the broadcast blacklist in the 1950s, entitled Black and White and Red All Over: Women Writers and the Television Blacklist . She is a founding member of Fembot , an online collaboration of scholars conducting research on gender, new media, and technology, and co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.
Radhika Gajjala 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.