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FemTechNet ¡Taller! - Dialogues on Feminism & Technology

FemTechNet ¡Taller!

Weekly Event - Every Tuesday: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

San Antonio, TX

FemTechNet ¡Taller! - Dialogues on Feminism & Technology

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LABOR: September 24, 2013   more info Sep 24, 2013 Free  
SEXUALITIES: October 1, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
RACE: October 8, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
DIFFERENCES: October 15, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
BODY: October 22, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
MACHINE: October 29, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
SYSTEMS: November 5, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
PLACE: November 12, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
Infrastructure: November 19, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
ARCHIVE: November 26, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  
Transformation: December 3, 2013 1 hour before event starts Free  

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The FemTechNet ¡Taller! in San Antonio will be a workshop/discussion group focused around the FemTechNet weekly themed video dialogues listed below.  ¡Taller! sessions will be held Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm at Geekdom on the 11th floor of the Weston Centre, 112 East Pecan Street, in downtown San Antonio from September 24 through December 2, 2013.  There is free parking in the Weston Centre garage for ¡Taller! participants on Tuesday nights.

Participation in the ¡Taller! is free and open to the public.  Participants may attend one session, a few sessions or all sessions--though the fullest experience will be gotten by those who have consistent weekly.  Registration on Eventbrite for each session is not required but is requested.

For more information on the FemTechNet ¡Taller! please see and "Like" the Facebook page @

FemTechNet is an international activated network of scholars, artists, and students who work on, with, and at the borders of technology, science and feminism in a variety of fields including STS, Media and Visual Studies, Art, Women’s, Queer, and Ethnic Studies.

The themed weekly Video Dialogues are as follows:

LABOR:  History of the Engagement of Feminism & Technology
Wk 1:  September 23, 2013
Judy Wacjman, Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics, interviewed by Anne Balsamo, Dean of the School of Media Studies, The New School

Wk 2:  September 30, 2013
Faith Wilding, Paraguayan-American multidisciplinary artist/writer/educator and Julie Levin Russo, New Media faculty member, Evergreen College

Wk 3:  October 7, 2013
Lisa Nakamura, Professor, Department of American Cultures and Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, University of Michigan and Maria Fernandez, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University

Wk 4:  October 14, 2013
Shu Lea Cheang, multi-media artist and Kim Sawchuk, Professor, Department of Communications Studies, Concordia University, Research Chair in Media Studies

Wk 5:  October 21, 2013
Skawennati, artist and independent curator and Heather Cassils, artist

Wk 6:  October 28, 2013
Wendy Chun, Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University and Kelly Dobson, Associate Professor, Digital + Media, Rhode Island School of Design

Wk 7:  November 4, 2013
Brenda Laurel, researcher/writer/consultant/teacher/performer and Janet Murray, Professor, Graduate Program in Digital Media, School of Literature, Communications and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology

Wk 8:  November, 11, 2013
Radhika Gajjala, Director, American Culture Studies Program, Bowling Green University and Sharon Irish, Project Coordinator, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Wk 9: November 18, 2013
Lucy Suchman, Professor, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University and Katherine Gibson Graham, Professor, Institute for Culture & Society, Director, Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney

Wk 10:  November 25, 2013
Lynn Hershman, artist/filmmaker and B. Ruby Rich, Professor, Social Documentation, University of California, Santa Cruz

Wk 11:  December 2, 2013
Donna Haraway, Professor of Feminism and Technoscience, European Graduate School | EGS; Catherine Lord, Professor Emeritus of Art, University of California, Irvine; and Beatrice da Costa, interdisciplinary artist

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