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[cfp] GeekGirlPower: Can't Stop the Signal

Posted 20 Jun, 2011

GeekGirlCon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of and engaging in dialogue about the contributions of girls and women in the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming, blogging, and related Geek culture. Their first annual convention will be held in Seattle on 8 and 9 October 2011 at the Seattle Center Northwest Rooms.

In keeping with the themes of the con, this panel will examine where we’ve been, how far we’ve come, and how much further we have yet to go in terms of feminist representation in Geek culture. The panel co-opts the Serenity catchphrase "can’t stop the signal" to represent the breadth of geek girl presence as well as the fact that we are no longer willing to let our voices go unheard.

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[publication] Request for ImageTexT Book Reviews

Posted 12 Jun, 2011

ImageTexT is currently seeking reviewers for the following new book titles:

  • Mechademia 5: Fanthropologies, edited by Frenchy Lunning
  • Comics in Wisconsin, by Paul Buhle

ImageTexT is also seeking reviewers for the following less recent titles:

  • Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s, by Bart Beaty
  • Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium, edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester

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