Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

(HT Pat Lockley)

Call for papers: Open issue

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org
Issue 9, April 2016

Editors: Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University) and Nina Huntemann (Suffolk 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 editors to discuss specifications and/or multimodal contributions.

All submissions should be sent by AUGUST 10, 2015 to editor@adanemedia.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.

Important dates:

–       Deadline for full essays: August 10, 2015

–       Open peer review begins: January 15, 2016

–       Expected publication date: May 1, 2016

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.

Information about the editors:

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.

Nina Huntemann is associate professor of media studies at Suffolk University and and co-director of Women in Games Boston. Her research focuses on the intersections of gender, culture and technology, applying feminist theory and cultural production perspectives to the industrial and social practices of digital gaming. She is co-editor of Gaming Globally: Production, Play and Place and Joystick Soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games. She is also the associate producer of the film Joystick Warriors: Video Game Violence and the Culture of Militarism and produced and directed Game Over: Gender, Race and Violence in Video Games, both distributed by the Media Education Foundation. She is co-editor of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology.


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