A few within CCS are members of the Fembot Collective, a collaboration among faculty, graduate students, media producers, artists, and librarians promoting research on gender, new media and technology. We are excited about the 2017 Fembot Symposium hosted by Bowling Green State University and organized by Rahdika Gajjala [1] [2] on March 30, 31 and April 1, 2017.

Event Agenda

Thursday March 30, 1 pm to 2 pm — Administrators respond to Digital Humanities: Moderated by Dr. Lee Nickoson, Director of GSW at BGSU

Thursday March 30, 2 pm to 4 pm – Roopika Risam Workshop with Rhetoric and Writing program. Location not specified.

Friday March 31, 2 pm Decolonizing Digital Cultural Memory: Digital Humanities as Digital Activism | Research Symposium/Fembot Collective
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roopika Risam, Salem State University  |  308 BTSU

Friday March 31, 3 pm to 5 pm – Workshop on Race and Social Media by Andre Brock

Friday March 31, 6:30 pm – Opening Speech by Dr. Carol Stabile, Fembot/ADA Founder and Managing Editor

Friday March 31, 7:30 pm — Andre Brock Keynote

Saturday April 1, 9 to 10:30 — “Anticolonial Feminist Information Guerillathon” lead by Bryce Peake

Saturday April 1, 11 am to 2 pm – Workshop on Fembot South Asia (Leaders Sherham Mokhtar, Carol Stabile, Sarah Hamid and Radhika Gajjala)

Saturday April 1, 2 pm to 4 pm – Critical Pedagogy (Leaders Erika Behrmann and Bryce Peake)

Saturday April 1, 4 pm to 6 pm — Fiber Art and Activism: DIY Handcraft and Women’s Labor: Domestic to Digital (Abby Franquemont, Nancie McCraw and Radhika Gajjala) — may
involve spindles, yarn, hooks and needles

The event is free and open to public.
Please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/07oEhSpXXPu2nAd83

Location and Lodging Information [Link]

Event Planning Assistants at BGSU: Alissa Butler (ACS), Zehul Dai (SMC) and Jacqueline Adams (ACS).

Feel free to email: radhika[at]bgsu.edu or zdai[at]bgsu.edu if you have any questions.





Fembot Symposium 2017 at BGSU