Line drawing of an Ada Lovelace Portrait, framed by soldering irons

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. […]

Six women in a semi-darkened elevator, holding their soldered flashlight projects

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 […]

Line drawing of an Ada Lovelace Portrait, framed by soldering irons

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 […]

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Oct 14 2016: The Possible (Wearable) Worlds of Digital Humanities

11am – 1pm at UT Dallas in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology building, room 2.918 Join us at the Feminist MakerSpace for the first of a possible series of events addressing wearable technology and the digital humanities. This event is intended to seed ideas and discussion related to the 2017 HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, […]

Oct 14 2016: Race and Gaming Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

RACE AND GAMING WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON FRIDAY, October 14, 2016; 2 – 5pm Eugene McDermott Library, MC 2.524 OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF During this meet up event, we will work to provide better coverage of race and gaming on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia anyone can edit.   No background with Wikipedia is required. […]

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 […]

the flower in Ada Lovelace's hair has been replaced with the Wikipedia globe

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” ( Many of us have participated in Wikipedia editing in […]