Presentations

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Panel co-organizer, “Household Technologies: Transgressing the Domestic Sphere.” National Women’s Studies Association, annual conference. San Francisco, November 2019.

Open panel co-organizer, “Domestic Technologies: Place, Person, Process.” Society for the Social Study of Science, annual conference, New Orleans, September 2019.

Conference co-organizer, “Aesthetics of Information.” Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College, May 2018.

Workshop organizer, “Pedagogies of Public Engagement: A Workshop in Play.” Signal/Noise: A FemTechNet Conference on Padagogy and Technology, The University of Michigan, April 2016.

Conference organizing committee, “The Tangible.” Department of Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Conference, McGill University, April 2013.

 

CONFERENCE RESPONSES

Concluding remarks, “Aesthetics of Information.” Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College, May 2018.

Panel respondent, “Haptic Visions: Flesh, Feelings, and Fantasy in Film and Advertisements.” Feminist Research Colloquium, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, McGill University, April 2016.

Conference respondent, “Affective Encounters: Tools of Interruption for Activist Media Practices.” Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, McGill University, July 2015.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: “‘The Global Stage for Innovation’: Tech Conventions as Spectacles of Transnational Convergence.” Annual conference, postponed from April 2020 to 2021.

National Women’s Studies Association: “‘The Irresistible Invasion’: Digital Domestication in the Pages of Time.” Annual conference, San Francisco, November 2019.

Association for Theatre in Higher Education: “Live Spectacle in the Tech Industry: From Demonstration to Transformation.” Annual Conference, Orlando, August 2019.

Program for the Study of Women & Gender, Smith College: “Feminist Media Studies: Method, Praxis, Pedagogy.” Invited talk, Northampton, April 2019.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: “Pitch Contests: Promotional Cultures of Medial Emergence.” Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2019.

School of Film and Media Studies, Purchase College: “Dancing  Drones: On the Rituals of Medial Emergence.” Invited Talk, Purchase, March 2019.

Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College: “The Theater of Invention: Live Performance in the Tech Industry.” Salon, Amherst, February 2019.

Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College: “Boom! Spectacle and the Tech Demo.” Invited Talk, Boston, December 2018.

Association of Internet Researchers: “What Happens in Vegas: Tradeshows and the Making of the Internet.” Annual Conference, Montreal, October 2018.

International Communication Association: “Riot Practices: Immaterial Labor and the Prison Industrial Complex.” Annual Conference, Prague, May 2018.

Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College: “Fireside Chats: A Tech Industry Iteration of a Political Tradition.” Salon, Amherst, October 2017.

National Women’s Studies Association: “‘Affective Politics/Social Media.” Decoloniality, Montreal, November 2016.

Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education: “It Works Like Magic: Theatrical Production and the Product Launch.” Spectacular Labor, Chicago, August 2016.

Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, McGill University: “Sexual Spectacle: The Erotics of Technology’s Demystification.” Queer Research Colloquium, Montreal, April 2016.

FemTechNet: “Pedagogies of Promotion: A Workshop in Play.” Signal/Noise: Feminist Pedagogy, Technology, Transdisciplinarity, Ann Arbor, April 2016.

Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University: “Magicians of Silicon Valley: Live Performances of Media Technologies.” Magic: Between Embodiment & Ontology, Montreal, February 2016.

Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education: “‘An Echo From the Past’: Technologies of Memory in the Carousel of Progress.” Vital Memories, Montreal, August 2015.

International Association for Media and Communication Research: “Expo Labor as Media Production: A Production Studies Approach to Media Labor Research.” Hegemony or Resistance: On the Ambiguous Power of Communication, Montreal, July 2015.

Studio XX and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies: “A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: Walt Disney and the Failed Promise of Industrial Futurity.” Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures, Montreal, November 2014.

Social Media Collective, Microsoft Research: “From Headlines to Hidelines: Upworthy and the Marketing Logic of Political Discourse. Invited presentation.” Cambridge, April 2014.

Department of Performance Studies, New York University: “Marxist Fembots in Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress.” Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York, April 2014.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: “Performances of Labor Between Cinema and Macy’s Santaland.” Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2014.

Performance Studies international: “We Are Santa’s Elves: The Labor of Fantasy and the Fantasy of Labor.” Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford, June 2013.

Performance Studies international: “Is This a Joke: Toward Impasse Comedy.” Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford, June 2013.

Studio XX and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies: “Straying from the Path: Risk, Consumption and Little Red Riding Hood.” Whose Business is Risk?, Montreal, November 2012.

Performance Studies international: “Moving Image: Militant Mourning from AIDS to SIDS.” Camillo 2.0: Technology, Memory, Experience, Utrecht, May 2011

The Brooklyn Museum: “Shooting Heroines: On Dina Goldstein’s Fallen Princesses.” From Portraits to Pinups: Women in Art and Popular Culture. May 2011.