CFP due Dec 1: FemTechNet Distributed Open Collaborative Conference

CFP due Dec 1: FemTechNet Distributed Open Collaborative Conference
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 (All day)

Feminist > Pedagogy, Technology, Transdisciplinarity 

April 8-10, 2016 
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Conference Description

  • Wikistorming
  • Feminist Mapping
  • Exquisite Engendering
  • Feminist Hacker/Maker Space 

FemTechNet Distributed Open Collaborative Conference (FTN DOCC) coordinators invite proposals for panel presentations and to facilitate workshops at FTN DOCC’s Feminist Pedagogy, Technology, Transdisciplinarity conference, April 8-10, 2016 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 

FRIDAY PANELS: Panels may be proposed as individual 15-minute presentations or grouped/developed with others for one- hour sessions. Select DOCC themes for panel presentations: Affect, Archives, Body, Creativity, Difference, Ecologies, Embody, G-STEAM, Inclusion, Machine, Mapping, Metaphor, Place, Race, Subjectivity, Systems, Technology, Trans

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS: Select one of the four workshops you would like to facilitate a 30-minute activity as part of 1.5 hour sessions on wikistormingfeminist mappingexquisite engendering, and feminist hacker/maker space. Participants may stay with the same workshop thread in one of the four areas (wikistorming, feminist mapping, exquisite engendering, or feminist hacker/maker space) throughout the day (for four 1.5-hour sessions) or participate in all four areas. The unstructured design of the workshops makes it possible to attend 1.5 hours of each area, or 6 hours with one, or two or three workshop areas. There will be different facilitators each 1.5 hour in four sessions, two of which will be in the morning and two in the afternoon.

SUNDAY DIALOGUE: Attend the filming of a video dialogue as an audience participant. We are also seeking proposals for circle facilitation of FTN DOCC dialogue about the themes of the conference.

For more information contact Conference Coordinators: Karen Keifer-Boyd, and Marla Jaksch,

Proposal Submission Guideline

Please fill out the below form and attach a proposal document with the following information:

  1. name(s) and contact
  2. bio (no more than 50 words)
  3. title of presentation, workshop/activity, dialogue
  4. program description (no more than 30 words)
  5. abstract (no more than 500 words)
  6. note if submission is for a panel, workshop/activity, or dialogue

Submission deadline: December 1, 2015

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