Description: Technofeminist Storiographies
I have been fortunate in my career to work with many technofeminists who have helped sustain my own research interests. Specifically, I would be remiss not to acknowledge Dr. Jen Almjeld, who was a continued source of inspiration as she sent countless resources and encouraged me to stay on deadline. She is my colleague, friend, and frequent collaborator, as are Dr. Christine Tulley and Dr. Angela...
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In a 2017 Center for American Progress Report “The Women’s Leadership Gap: Women’s Leadership by the Numbers,” Judith Warner and Danielle Corley summarize a series of disturbing statistics involving working women in the United States: that despite being a gender majority at 50.8 percent of the American population, and earning the majority of bachelor’s and...
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Winter 2015. It’s Hollywood award season in the United States, and among the consistent nominees for best film are The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game. Neither film will win the coveted Academy Award for Best Picture, instead losing to Birdman, the redemptive story of a washed-up actor long typecast into a superhero role that by the film’s end he...
Kristine L. Blair
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George Antheil died in 1959 never knowing in his lifetime the significance of his technological collaboration with Hedy Lamarr on the digital revolution of the twenty-first century. But by the time of his death, the nascent rhetoric of the computer revolution was a solid presence in the contemporary media of the day. Although the significance of George and Hedy’s partnership would not...
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On a wintry Friday morning in January 2018, I attended a strategic planning committee meeting on my campus. As part of that meeting, our university president met with the group to provide its charge; as part of his opening remarks, he shared a number of leadership quotations, including one from Steve Jobs. As I have stressed throughout this book, Jobs’s status is legendary across...
Kristine L. Blair
Lexington Books
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Lois Gould’s 1970 “X: A Fabulous Child’s Story” satirizes society’s obsession with and construction of gender through the tale of a child whose status as male or female is masked behind the label of “X.” With no ability to gender names, clothing color, toys, and physical activities, the friends and family of Baby X’s parents, who have agreed to the...
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In her 1986 commencement speech to the women graduates of Bryn Mawr University, Ursula Le Guin gave her audience a call to action:
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Kristine L. Blair is professor of English and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Youngstown State University. In addition to her publications in the areas of gender and technology, online learning, and graduate student and faculty professional development, Blair currently serves as editor of both the international print journal Computers...
Kristine L. Blair
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Communicating Gender features original research examining the role gender plays in communication. It encompasses a wide variety of approaches and methodologies to explore theoretically relevant topics pertaining to the interrelation of gender and communication both in the United States and worldwide. This series examines gender issues broadly, ranging from masculine hegemony and gender...
Kristine L. Blair
Lexington Books
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