Call for Papers: Gender, New Media, and Technology

Call for Papers: Open Issue
Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology |
Issue 10, forthcoming November 2016
All submissions should be sent by FEBRUARY 1, 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

Contributions in formats other than the traditional essay are encouraged;
please contact the editors to discuss specifications and/or multimodal

*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 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: or to the Fembot