Category Archives: Resources

Recap: Oh My Stars! Vedic Astrology

Many thanks to ATEC PhD student Nishanshi Shukla and UTD alum Jayraj Dave for leading our introduction to Vedic Astrology! It was a whirlwind tour through the similarities and differences from western astrology and lots of fun. Thank you so much, Nishanshi and Jayraj! Our workshop leaders also put together a list of resources for […]

Recap: P3: Poetry, Process, Papercraft

We held our P3: Poetry, Process, Papercraft workshop on Friday, Oct 14, led by ATEC MA student, Karee-Anne Rogers. Below you will find some resources shared during the event. Karee-Anne shared with us experiences of her undergraduate in the social sciences with a minor in creative writing / non-fiction, where poetry was a haven for […]

Recap: Weave Only Just Begun

On September 23 and Oct 7, ATEC PhD candidate Atanur Andic led a workshop on weaving motifs and communication. Tutorials Simple warping for a Rigid Heddle loom The Beginner’s Guide to Rigid Heddle Loom Vocabulary Overshot Weaving Tutorial How To Weave Diamond Twill Two Color Diamond Twill Tutorial Further Resources […]

Recap: Causing a Zine, The Sequel

On Sept 16, 2022 Kim Knight led a workshop on academic zine making. Participants gathered with tape, glue sticks, scissors, and their creativity to construct zines for the 3rd floor Little Free Zine Library in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. Scans of the zines are coming soon, but for now we’ve got a […]

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 […]

Recap: Soft Activism

On February 5, we held our first Feminist MakerSpace event of the Spring 2016 semester. The title was Soft Activism and the focus was on practices of crochet, knitting, and needlepoint in an activist context. Inspired by practices of guerilla knitting and yarn bombing, we explored software tools for making customized patterns and worked on […]

Recap: TwitterBot Workshop

On October 15, 2015 we met for the inaugural Feminist MakerSpace at UT Dallas. In honor of Ada Lovelace‘s birth bicentennial, we joined code and language in the creation of TwitterBots. Members of the Feminist Research Collective joined with students and staff to create accounts to automate posting to Twitter. Some mashed up genres to […]