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3 Nov 2015

Digital Feminisms: Transnational Activism in German Protest Cultures

By |2017-02-05T21:25:31-05:00Nov 3, 2015|

Digital Feminisms: Transnational Activism in German Protest Cultures was a fellowship project led by Hester Baer, the 2014-15 Vambery Distinguished Professor of Comparative Studies. Digital Feminisms examined the reconfigurations of feminist activism in the context of rapid technological change, analyzing how the increased use of digital media has altered, influenced, and shaped feminist politics in the twenty-first century.

10 Feb 2012

Women’s Studies Database

By |2019-01-15T10:31:50-05:00Feb 10, 2012|

The University of Maryland Women's Studies Database, begun in September 1992 and continued/developed later at MITH, serves those people interested in the women's studies profession and in general women's issues. Designed in collaboration with researchers, program administrators and information specialists in women’s studies, the database contains links to bibliographies, announcements, conferences and calls for papers, and other references relevant to the discipline.

10 Feb 2012

Occupied Japan 1945-1952: Gender, Class, Race

By |2015-12-19T02:06:04-05:00Feb 10, 2012|

This site was constructed with the goal of incorporating Japanese women into the history of the Occupation period, 1945-1952, immediately following Japan's defeat in World War II. Another goal in making this site is to encourage research in gender topics and enhance undergraduate studies on Japan across all disciplines from the humanities to the social sciences and sciences.

10 Feb 2012

Flare Productions

By |2019-01-15T10:32:57-05:00Feb 10, 2012|

Flare Productions is a not-for-profit filmmaking organization. Professor John Fuegi (with partner Jo Francis), completed a 2001 MITH Faculty Fellowship for which they produced a film as part of the Women of Power series of films, a series of thirteen films which showcase the accomplishments of women over the last 150 years. They completed one film in the series, entitled They Dreamed Tomorrow, chronicling the contributions of Ada, Countess Lovelace (1815-1852), Lord Byron’s daughter, and Charles Babbage (1791-1871) to the early history of computing. Fuegi and Francis also produced a website and DVD to complement the film.

9 Feb 2012

Feminism and Writing Technologies

By |2015-12-18T20:05:00-05:00Feb 9, 2012|

King’s Feminism and Writing Technologies was an early MITH Faculty Fellow project which featured a virtual 17th-century Quaker women’s printshop designed to plumb more fully (by reconfiguring objects of study) the intertwinings of print and digital distributions of knowledge production and their implications for research in the twenty-first century university.

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