Mar 30 2021: Pop-Up & Pop Off

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 […]

Mar 8 2019: Liquid Circuits

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.

Sep 7 2018: Causing a Zine

DIY Academic Feminism Friday Sept. 7, 201812 pm – 2 pmATC 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 […]

Jan 26 2018: Docs, Papers, and Scriveners

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, […]

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Dec 4 2017: Campus Caring

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 […]

Feminist MakerSpace logo, with a woven textile added to Ada's hairpiece

Nov 17 2017: Making Core Memory

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 […]

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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 […]

New Publication – Disobedient Electronics Zine

Congrats to all at SP&CE Media Lab and the Feminist MakerSpace for our inclusion in Garnet Hertz’s latest zine, Disobedient Electronics. A short essay about our Campus Carry Doorbell project will be featured in the “Protest” zine, alongside work from Lone Koefoed Hansen, Daniela Rosner, Chris Csikszentmihalyi, Natalie Jeremijenko, and others! One of the most exciting things about […]