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Feminist Hackerspaces: The Synthesis of Feminist and Hacker Cultures

This article was publish in the Jounal of Peer Production in October 2014. The following is an excerpt for the publised text. To read the full article visit: http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-5-shared-machine-shops/peer-reviewed-articles/feminist-hackerspaces-the-synthesis-of-feminist-and-hacker-cultures/ By Sophie Toupin Introduction Between 2013 and 2014 three new hackerspaces popped up in rapid succession along the west coast of the USA. These spaces were […]

Call for Papers: Feminism and (Un)Hacking

Feminism and (Un)Hacking Editors: Shaowen Bardzell, Lilly Nguyen, Sophie Toupin There has been a recent growth in interest in feminist approaches to practices like hacking, tinkering, geeking and making. What started off as an interest in furthering representations of women in the technical fields of computer science and engineering, often along the lines of liberal […]

THF! Convergence

The TransH@ckFeminist (THF!) convergence, organised in collaboration with Calafou &  /etc (eclectic tech carnival) will be held from August 4-11 in Calafou (Spain). THF! is a gathering of intersectional feminists, queer and trans people of all genders interested in better understanding, using and ultimately developing free and liberating technologies for social dissent, as an alternative to […]

Proposal for a Trans Hack Feminist Manifesto!

Proposal for a TransHackFeminist Manifesto! The TransH@ckFeminist (THF!) convergence, organised in collaboration with Calafou &  /etc (eclectic tech carnival), will be held in Calafou (Spain) from From August 4-11. THF! is a gathering of intersectional feminists, queer and trans people of all genders interested in better understanding, using and ultimately developing free and liberating technologies for social […]

CfP for Special Issue on Feminism and (Un)Hacking

Journal of Peer Production (JoPP) CfP for Special Issue on Feminism and (Un)Hacking Editors: Shaowen Bardzell, Lilly Nguyen, Sophie Toupin There has been a recent growth in interest in feminist approaches to practices like hacking, tinkering, geeking and making. What started off as an interest in furthering representations of women in the technical fields of […]