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Boler, Megan. “Feminist Politics of Emotions and Critical Digital Pedagogies: A Call to Action.” PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 130.5 (2015): 1489 – 1496. DOI:10.1632/pmla.2015.130.5.1489 Boler, Megan. “Motivations of alternative media producers: Digital dissent in action.” The Routledge companion to alternative and community media. Ed. Chris Atton. Routledge, 2015. Recent publications from Professor Boler’s SSHRC-funded ResearchContinue reading “Hot Off the Press:”

Same Shit, Different Life

The latest Bitch magazine has a fem slanted second life article, that examines, among other things the burgeoning SL sex trade: “Same Shit, Different Life—Second Life may be an online utopia, but its social politics look awfully familiar. ” Unfortunately the text is not available online but its worth a quick read in the storeContinue reading “Same Shit, Different Life”

saudi woman killed for chatting on facebook

A young Saudi Arabian woman was murdered by her father for chatting on the social network site Facebook, it has emerged. The unnamed woman from Riyadh was beaten and shot after she was discovered in the middle of an online conversation with a man, the al-Arabiya website reported. The case was reported on a SaudiContinue reading “saudi woman killed for chatting on facebook”