Category Archives: Past Events

Oct 20 2017: Stitch n’ Bitch

Oct 20, 2017 12pm – 2pm in ATC 1.917 The “Stitch and Bitch” dates back to the early 20th century when it was used to refer to regular meetings of women’s knitting groups. In this case, we welcome stitching of any kind: knitting, crocheting, embroidery, and hand sewing. Catch stitch and catch up. Back tack […]


Sept 1, 2017: Return to Sender Workshop

Dear Feminist Research Collective, Faculty, Workers, Return to Senderis an art-activism workshop that is just peeking its head out of the planning stage for the first time. It extends our project, The Laboring Self,for The Dallas Museum of Art where we will be artists-in-residence at the Center for Creative Connections from October-December 2017. This critical labor […]


May 12 2017 – ⇧⌘3: Screen Printing Workshop 2.0

“All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They’ve been used to start revolutions and to stop wars.” -Banksy Join the Feminist MakerSpace on May 12 for a screen printing workshop. Jillian Round will use your images to make stencils and lead us through a workshop in which we screenprint on papers. […]


Recap: Do Your Own (Solder) Ironing Workshop

You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing. – Meryl Streep On March 31, 2017 we held an Intro to Soldering workshop with special instruction by students Jack Doan, computer engineering, and Toby Elery, mechanical engineering. Additional assistance was provided by engineering students Jake and David. Originally we were going to try to […]


Mar 31, 2017: Do Your Own (Solder) Ironing

“You can’t get spoiled if you do your own ironing.” – Meryl Streep. We couldn’t agree more, Ms. Streep. Now if we could just agree on how to pronounce this word. Long before the debate over jif vs. gif, folks were debating how to pronounce the word “solder.” Forvo, an online pronunciation dictionary, offers multiple versions of […]


Dec 9 2016: Create an Office Doorbell

Campus Carry Oral Statement: Automated Doorbell and Decorative Wreath December 9, 2016 Feminist Maker Space The University of Texas at Dallas RSVP Requested On June 1, 2015, Gov. Greg Abbott signed S.B. 11, also known as the campus carry law. S.B. 11 provides that license holders may carry a concealed handgun throughout university campuses, starting Aug. 1, 2016. In […]



April 29 2016 – FRC Student Presentations

On April 29, 2016, the Feminist Research Collective will host research presentations by two PhD students: Brianni Nelson You’re Just Being Sensitive: Blurred Lines of Race Humor in New Media Passively or aggressively, we work, play, debate and laugh on the Internet – as individuals or as parts of communities. While the space has enabled […]


Recap: ⇧⌘3: Screen Printing Workshop

On March 25, 2016 we met for a screen printing workshop led by Dr. Jillian Round. After seeing our announcement about the event, our colleague Greg Metz reached out and offered to let us use space and equipment in the Visual Arts Building, affectionately nicknamed “the Art Barn.” This space let us get messy and […]


April 22 2016 – Kalipedia: A Slow Wiki Event

Join the Feminist Maker Space on Friday, April 22, 2016 in ATC 3.705 for a Slow Wiki event. In reference to a flurry of Art+Feminism edit-a-thons for Women’s History Month, The Observer recently labeled March 2016 “a banner month for women in the arts online” (http://observer.com/2016/04/march-was-a-banner-month-for-women-in-the-arts-online/) Many of us have participated in Wikipedia editing in […]