Archive for the 'Open Access' Category

New issue of Stream online

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

The second and latest issue of Stream: Culture/Politics/Technology is now online. This is an open access academic journal put out by  graduate caucus in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. The journal is a labour of love for the volunteers who have worked so hard on moving Stream from a concept to a […]

Make the internet your sweetie this Valentine’s

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Saveournet.ca, a Canadian coalition working to defend our online freedoms, has launched a sweet campaign urging people to wear their hearts on their sleeve and tell the CRTC to keep the internet open, fast and accessible to all Canadians. Bell and other corporate giants such as Rogers and Shaw currently have free reign to “throttle” […]

Teaching for survival: Subverting the status quo

Monday, May 19th, 2008

I will be attending the International Communication Association conference, which takes place later this week in Montreal. I am participating in a pre-conference workshop entitled Bridging the Scholar/Activist Divide in the Field of Communication – exactly up my alley. I wrote the abstract last fall sometime, and haven’t really looked at it since then. My […]

CFP: Stream Journal

Friday, May 16th, 2008

I am the technology editor for this journal and also the blog book review editor… Check out the CFP and submit if you’ve got anything… Stream: Culture/Politics/Technology is an open-access, peer-reviewed graduate e-journal for students in communication studies and cognate fields encompassing three over-overlapping ‘streams’ of concentration: culture, politics, and technology. It is published by […]

New book out and making the move to Open Access

Monday, May 5th, 2008

I received my copy of Reconstructing biotechnologies: Critical social analyses in the mail today. It is from Wageningnen, an academic publisher out of The Netherlands. It is a lovely book, replete with all sorts of fascinating articles about the appropriation and reconstruction of biotechnologies for sustainable rural development. My little essay on wikis fits – […]