Weaving, as a practice, carries an important cultural and historical significance in the growth of the middle-eastern civilizations. However, beyond the purpose of making fabrics to provide warmth and shelter, weaving is also used as a way to inscribe, translate, and communicate history using the symbolism of motifs. In the first week of this workshop, […]
For Fall 2022, we’ve got a great lineup of workshops planned, all centered on different technologies of knowing. Whether it is through our bodies, our words, the stars, or something else entirely, we’ll spend time in community this semester thinking through and practicing knowledge production and dissemination.
Zines have long been used by feminist networks as a tool for communicating within counterpublics. In this informal workshop we’ll transform papers, CVs, journal articles, academic brochures, or whatever content you’d like, into zines. The workshop will foreground discussion of the political and material concerns that affect authors and audiences in academic publishing. Everyone should […]
Pop-Up & Pop Off: Papercraft Workshop Led by Dr. Josef Nguyen Tuesday, March 30, 202111am – 12:30pmMicrosoft Teams Registration Here! As part of ATEC’s Spring 2021 student engagement efforts, join the Feminist Maker Space as we experiment with papercraft. Josef Nguyen will lead us as we use cardstock, glue, and other materials to create pop-up […]
Liquid Circuits: Conductive Paint Workshop Friday, March 8, 201912pm – 2pmATC 1.801b Join the Feminist MakerSpace as we experiment with conductive paint. We’ll use paper, LEDs, and other materials to paint circuits and explore the possibilities of this material. No supplies needed, but feel free to bring decorative paper, stickers, and other embellishments.
DIY Academic Feminism Friday Sept. 7, 201812 pm – 2 pmATC 1.917feministmaker.space Zines have long been used by feminist networks as a tool for communicating within counterpublics. In this informal workshop we’ll transform papers, CVs, journal articles, or academic brochures (or whatever content you’d like) into zines. The workshop will foreground discussion of the political […]
A Workshop on Tools for Teaching, Research, and writing Friday Jan 26, 201812pm – 2pmATC 1.201Includes Lunch This informal workshop seeks to share experiences, frustrations, and tips with the analog and digital tools we use as part of our teaching, research, and writing workflows: note-taking, coding, organizing, brainstorming, outlining, citing, revising, formatting, presenting, sharing, collaborating, […]
The Social Practice and Community Engagement (SP&CE) MediaLab presents a limited engagement event: Campus Caring Finals got you down? Campus bae not texting you back? Anxiety about global events keeping you awake at night? The holidays stressful AF? Pause a beat, take a deep breath, and order CARE MAIL! On Monday, Dec 4 from 11am […]
RSVP Required Nov 17 12pm – 2pm ATC 1.917 Making Core Memory The UTD Feminist MakerSpace is pleased to announce a workshop led by our ATEC Dean’s Colloquium speaker, Daniela Rosner. The software code for the Apollo rockets was stored in woven memory, handmade by operators who NASA engineers nicknamed LOLs, short for “Little Old […]