Dispatch from the ‘Very House of Difference’: Anti-Black Racism and the Expansion of Sexual Citizenship – OR – We Need to Do So Much Better at Loving Each Other

Here’s an insightful post, reblogged from The Feminist Wire, from two USC scholars, Kai M. Green and Treva Ellison, on complexities of difference in light of the recent Supreme Court rulings on DOMA, PROP 8, and Voting Rights Act. Dispatch from the ‘Very House of Difference’: Anti-Black Racism and the Expansion of Sexual Citizenship – […]

Call for Papers: Digital Archives and Open Archive Practices (Convergence, special themed issue)

Convergence: Special themed issue Vol 21, no 1 (February 2015) Digital Archives & Open Archival Practices Guest Editors: Sarah Atkinson and Sarah Whatley ______________________________________________________________________________________ This special issue aims to bring together researchers, artists, professionals and practitioners from the field of digital archives and the archiving of practice with an emphasis upon Art, Design, Media, Film […]

Call for Conference Proposals: Hip Hop and Punk Feminisms: Theory, Genealogy, Performance

Call for Conference Proposals HIP HOP AND PUNK FEMINISMS T H E O R Y, G E N E A L O G Y, P E R F O R M A N C E U N I V E R S I T Y O F I L L I N O I S, […]

Call for Papers: Doing Women’s Film and Television History

CALL FOR PAPERS Doing Women’s Film and Television History The Second International Conference of the Women’s Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland 10th – 12th April 2014 The University of East Anglia, UK Conference organisers: Laraine Porter (De Montfort University), Yvonne Tasker (University of East Anglia) and Melanie Williams (University of East Anglia) Building […]

Feminist Future

It would appear from the latest news that this isn’t the best time for feminist optimism for the future.   The Steubenville rape case  and CNN’s depressingly oblivious coverage of the case might lead us to wonder if we really have made any progress with regard to basic women’s rights issues. There is little time for despair […]

Feminism 3.0 Interviews

As you can tell I have been messing about with the various websites of late and stuff is getting moved around and may be MIA for the time being. My apologies on that. I did just (re)post my interview with Suzanne Leonard on “Celebrity Culture” on my new website here as well as started a […]

Auteuse Theory — New Blog on Women’s Cinema

Auteuse Theory is a new blog on women’s cinema that looks pretty interesting.    It takes a global and expansive historical (from silent to contemporary film) frame of reference to questions of women and media (mainly cinema) authorship.    Eylem Atakav and Melanie Williams, UK film and television studies lecturers, are folks behind the blog.  

Remix for Oscar Season!

Melissa Silverstein and Elisa Kreisinger’s remix for the Oscar season. I guess the more things change…..

Interview with Sasha Costanza-Chock

Here’s my latest NAMAC blog post. Topics are media literacy, media activism, new media curation. Interview with Sasha Costanza-Chock

Remix and Media Literacy: An Interview with video artist Elisa Kreisinger

I just started writing for a new series with NAMAC (National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture). I kicked off my contributions for the series with an interesting and fun interview with Elisa Kreisinger. Hope you enjoy!