Archived from on 20 April 2016. What are the possibilities for feminist activism and research on the internet? A diverse and at times fractious discussion of issues raised by these new forms of cultural expression. Cyberfeminism also has a relationship to the field of. Constant Association for Media and Art. Klein is a biologist and social scientist and has taught courses on reproductive medicine and feminist ethics.
The book, however, does not assume that the technology in itself is negative, but rather how it is used is open to critique. She is herself the author and editor of 14 books, many of which explore reproductive technologies and the medicalisation of women. She has translated literary works from Sanskrit, Greek and Latin and her books and poems have been translated into Arabic, French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Indonesian. Guertin says that Cyberfeminism is a celebration of. Haraway's essay states that cyborgs are able to transcend the public and private spheres, but they do not have the ability to identify with their origins or with nature in order to develop a sense of understanding through differences between self and others. An international anthology by feminists working in the field of electronic publishing, electronic activism, electronic data delivery, multimedia production, virtual reality creation, developing programs or products electronically, as well as those developing critiques of electronic culture.
Ultimately, every emancipatory abolitionism must incline towards the horizon of class abolitionism, since it is in capitalism where we encounter oppression in its transparent, denaturalized form: you're not exploited or oppressed because you are a wage labourer or poor; you are a labourer or poor because you are exploited. The contributors ask such questions as: what is cyberfeminism? British cultural theorist Sadie Plant chose cyberfeminism to describe her recipe for defining the feminizing influence of technology on western society and its inhabitants. However, women of colour generally do not associate with cyberfeminism, and rather re-frame afrofuturism in feminist terms. The E-mail message field is required. New York: Peter Lang Pub. How are colonisation, cybersex and virtuality to be theorised? The contributors engage with a range of questions including: What is cyberfeminism? The story is written as a reflection diary of the interconnected memories of childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Buy Cyberfeminism by Susan Hawthorne from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
They find cyberfeminists in women's blogging networks and their conferences, in women's gaming, in fandom, in social media, in online mothers' groups performing pro-breastfeeding activism, and in online spaces developed and populated by marginal networks of women in non-Western countries. This collection explores what the possibilities are for feminists and for feminism. Archived from on 29 May 2009. And reproductive technologiesStill Our Bodies-OurSelves? Caitlin Fisher's online hypertext novella is set in three time periods of the protagonist exploring polymorphous perversity enacted in her queer identity through memory. She was born in Switzerland and was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Biology from the and later obtained a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from the and a Doctor of Philosophy from the. Gajjala, Radhika, 1960-, Oh, Yeon Ju. Susan is Director of Spinifex Press and has played a leading role among independent Australian publishers in innovative and eBook publishing.
This text is a diverse and, at times, fractious discussion of the issues raised by the development of these new forms of expression. It also grapples with the pitfalls of the medium. For instance, a description of the concept described it as a struggle to be aware of the impact of new technologies on the lives of women as well as the so-called insiduous gendering of technoculture in everyday life. This leaves open the possibility of feminists having an impact on the way the technologies develop. This is demonstrated in the way cyberfeminism - as maintained by theorists such as Barbara Kennedy - is said to define a specific cyborgian consciousness concept, which denotes a way of thinking that breaks down binary and oppositional discourses.
The initial goal of the project was to bring together women working in the intersections of art, media to share their work and to counter the lack of women's work presented at international festivals. The book, however, does not assume that the technology in itself is negative, but rather how it is used is open to critique. She was born in Switzerland and was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Biology from the and later obtained a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from the and a Doctor of Philosophy from the. Publisher's Summary Writings on the Internet, multimedia development, fiction and hypertext, electronic publishing and education. A later work of Cheang's, 2001 , is a sci-fi pornographic film that imagines a cybersexual post-Blade Runner universe, where sexual encounters with feminine, shapeshifting are distilled and collected for resale, and ultimately reuse. Occupation Writer and Feminist Summary Susan Hawthorne is a writer, publisher and circus performer.
Archived from on 16 January 1999. She is a biologist and social scientist and taught courses on Reproductive Medicine and Feminist Ethics. Abstract: An international anthology by feminists working in the fields of electronic publishing, activism, data delivery, multimedia games production, educational multimedia, the virtual campus and virtual reality creation, program development and electronic product, as well as those developing critiques of electronic culture, this collection explores what the possibilities are for feminists and for feminism in cyberspace. This collection explores what the possibilities are for feminists and for feminism. How do these technologies affect our theories about bodies and minds? Faces-l was created as a means for the artists, curators, djs, designers, activists, programmers, and technologists meeting at festivals to share their work and discuss gender and media with an international community of women.
She has also spoken out strongly against and the dangers of the contraceptive and the vaccine. The Uncanny: Experiments in Cyborg Culture. Hawthorne is also an aerialist and circus performer. How does feminism influence multimedia production? Feminism, Cyberspace, and Libraries: NowFeminism, Cyberspace, and Libraries: The future; References; Eight The Internet and the Global Prostitution Industry; Newsgroups and Web Sites for Men Who Buy Women and Children; Prostitution Tours; Bride Trafficking; Sexual Exploitation and Organized Crime; Live Videoconferencing; Growth of the Commercial Prostitution Industry on the Internet; Regulation; References; Nine The Politics of CyberFeminism: If I'm a Cyborg rather than a Goddess will Patriarchy go away? It also grapples with the pitfalls of the medium. The foundational catalyst for the formation of cyberfeminist thought is attributed to 's , third wave feminism, post-structuralist feminism, riot grrrl culture and the critique of the blatant erasure of women within discussions of technology. Five Everyday Use: Women, Work and Online 'Play'Access and Time; Work, Identity and Online Community; Discussion; Conclusion; References; Six Connectivity: Cultural Practices of the Powerful or Subversion from the Margins? The Spinifex Quiz Book was a finalist in The Australian Educational Publishing Awards 1994 and Wild Politics: Feminism, Globalisation and Biodiversity was included in list of Best Books for 2002.
It was a compendium of essays on cybersex, online stalking, fetal imaging, and going digital in. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially or harmful. This leaves open the possibility of feminists having an impact on the way the technologies develop. . Susan Hawthorne is an award-winning writer of fiction and poetry. Responsibility: edited by Susan Hawthorne and Renate Klein. The term was coined in the early to describe the work of feminists interested in theorizing, critiquing, exploring and re-making the Internet, cyberspace and new-media technologies in general.