Theorizing the Web 2018

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. We'll be presenting in the morning on the first day of Theorizing the Web 2018, at the Museum of … Continue reading Theorizing the Web 2018

HASTAC 2017

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. I'll be presenting on a panel about the challenges of producing multilingual DH projects and discussing my work on the No Place … Continue reading HASTAC 2017

No Place Like Home in the News

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. This year's event will highlight the results of a five-site survey of over 1,700 renters in … Continue reading No Place Like Home in the News

Utopia After the Human

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. The other papers cover … Continue reading Utopia After the Human

LA Plays Itself in Science Fiction

Science-Fiction L.A.: Words and World-Building in the City of Angels will take place on October 28–29 at USC's Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. As the interplay between visions of the future and cities as we live in and build them is one of my very favorite subjects, I'm thrilled to have been invited to participate on a panel on LA's central role in visions of California and the future.