Very excited for a bit of good news right now: Wheels de Amor, a short doc that I played a part in making, is an official selection for No Man's Land Film Festival’s flagship program in Denver this March! The space No Man’s Land is cultivating in outdoor sports for representation of women and gender-nonconforming … Continue reading Wheels de Amor at No Man’s Land FF
Very proud that a map I created as part of my dissertation research has been published in the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project's new atlas of gentrification, displacement, and resistance in the Bay Area, Counterpoints. It's thrilling to finally see these great essays and beautifully produced visualizations in print. The volume is available from PM Press this … Continue reading Counterpoints: An Atlas of Displacement and Resistance
Looking forward to presenting at the upcoming annual conference for the Society for Utopian Studies at UC Berkeley. This year's theme is "Disruption, Displacement, and Disorder" in the Bay Area, and I'll be presenting on my research into the Google Buses, the history of BART, and the push for self-driving cars.
Really pleased to announce the launch of a site overhaul for UC Santa Cruz's Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL), for which I did the build, site design, and some of the development.
I just completed a number of site updates and new features for the No Place Like Home project that I've been working on for the past two years.
In late April, I'll be presenting research that I've been collaborating on with Elizabeth Wissinger, on the possible futures of wearable technology, and the ways that tech-industry ideology intersects with and shapes the body, especially femme/gendered bodies.
As I start my second year as a HASTAC Scholar, I'm really looking forward to connecting with the other scholars and hearing about the latest in Digital Humanities practice and research at HASTAC 2017.
The No Place Like Home project, for which I am the web project designer and developer, has been in the news a bunch lately, leading up to our launch of the second phase of the project on October 19.
A lot of the "coincidences" Julie Beck imagines as meaningful in her recent Atlantic article about her quest to meet the "wildly different" other women with her name, just seem part of being a middle-class, college-educated white person in the US with a common moniker. As a "Kristin Miller," I have some basis for comparison.
On April 11–12, I'll be participating in Utopia After the Human, the fifth symposium organized by the research network Imaginaries of the Future: Historicizing the Present. I'll be presenting work from my ongoing research on the ways that ideas of the Anthropocene circulate in visual media, focusing on dystopian imagery and environmental documentary.