CONFERENCE PAPERS

“‘Hands at Work’: Patching Women’s Film Histories through Sabrina Gschwandtner’s Celluloid Quilts.”
Doing Women’s Film and Television History Conference. Maynooth, Ireland. (July 2021)

“New Use for Old Film: Sabrina Gschwandtner’s Celluloid Quilts as Archives of Women’s Labor.”
Shifting Ecologies of Photochemical Film Conference. Aberystwyth University/Online. (June 2021)

“Taking Aim: Drone Warfare, Video Art, and the Myth of Precision Targeting.”
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Online. (Mar. 19, 2021)

“Teaching Media Preservation through UWM’s Student Archive.”
University Film and Video Association Conference. Online. (July 27, 2020)

“Clouds, Cables, and Compression: Making Sense of Data Centers through Matt Parker’s Video Art.”
Media Matter: Media-Archaeological Research and Artistic Practice Conference. Stockholm University. Stockholm, Sweden. (Nov. 29, 2019)

“Finding Dafoe in the Archive: Preserving a University’s Videotape Collection.”
Association for Moving Image Archivists Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Nov. 15, 2019)

“‘Baby, I Don’t Have a Diamond Yet’: Ocean’s 8, Tumblr, and Queerbaiting Discourse.”
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. (Nov. 7, 2019)

“Bringing the Drone Home: Resisting Surveillance in Empty Metal’s Dystopia.”
Society for Utopian Studies Conference. East Lansing, MI. (Oct. 18, 2019)

“Queering the Reboot: Ocean’s 8, Fan Labor, and Queerbaiting Discourse.”
Backward Glances: Reboot Conference. Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. (Sep. 28, 2019)

“Preserving UWM’s Videotape Archive, or, How an Undergrad Recovered Willem Dafoe’s First Screen Performance.”
University Film and Video Association Conference. Minneapolis, MN. (Aug. 1, 2019)

“Living in the Shadow of(f) the Grid: Making Labor, Precarity, and Infrastructure Visible.”
Insecurity Conference. Center for 21st Century Studies. Milwaukee, WI. (May 4, 2019)

“‘Her Silent Seaming’: Foregrounding Labor in Nazlı Dinçel’s Handcrafted Cinema.”
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Seattle, WA. (Mar. 13, 2019)

“Handcrafting: Gendered Labor in Early and Experimental Cinema.”
Film and History Conference. Madison, WI. (Nov. 10, 2018)

“Managing Children’s Media Use: Parental Restriction Discourses and ‘Circle with Disney.’”
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Nov. 9, 2018)

“The Happiest Place on Earth? Dismaland and the Simulation of Utopia.”
Society for Utopian Studies Conference. Berkeley, CA. (Nov. 3, 2018)

“Forty Years of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.”
Symposium on Media, Communication, and Film Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges. Lake Forest, IL. (June 18, 2018)

“The Emergence of Film Studies as an Academic Discipline: A Microhistory of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Film Studies Program.”
National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Edmond, OK. (Apr. 7, 2018)


CONFERENCE POSTERS

“Asymmetry in the Global Economy: Making Labor, Precarity, and Infrastructure Visible.”
Research in the Rotunda. Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda. Madison, WI. (Apr. 17, 2019)

“Shame and Taboo: Examining Conservative Sexual Values and Discourses of Consent in Craig Thompson’s Blankets.”
The Shiloh Project Religion and Rape Culture Conference. University of Sheffield. Sheffield, United Kingdom. (July 6, 2018, in absentia)

“Preserving a University’s Film and Video Collections: Best Practices for DIY 16mm Print and Videotape Archives.”
National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Edmond, OK. (Apr. 5, 2018)


CAMPUS TALKS

“Personal Archives, Bad Feelings, and Queer Futurity.”
Queer MiniCon. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Online. (Oct. 13, 2020)

“Pioneering Women: Film Studies, Early Cinema, and the Archives.”
Senior Excellence in Research Colloquium. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milwaukee, WI. (May 10, 2019)

“‘I might have known it would be red’: The Menstruous and the Monstrous in Stephen King’s Carrie.”
Monster Conference. Honors College, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milwaukee, WI. (Oct. 26, 2018)