CONFERENCES

Below are the details of my past and forthcoming conference presentations:

2021

“We’re all told not to put our eggs in one basket”: The extension of the neoliberal worker subject in the online video industry’. European Communication Conference (ECREA): ‘Communication and trust: building safe, sustainable and promising futures’. University of Minho, Braga, 6th-9th September 2021 [DELAYED DUE TO COVID-19]

2020

‘The failed promise of diversity and meritocracy: An intersectional analysis of the influencer community-industry’. New Directions in Feminist Thought: In Times of Urgency, Anger and Activism. London School of Economics, Goldsmiths University and City University’s Gender and Sexualities Research Centre, November 2020.

‘Old Scholarship, New Life’ fishbowl session with Nancy Baym, Annette Markham, Tarleton Gillespie, Dylan Mulvin and Rachel Bergmann. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) virtual conference, 26th-31st October 2020.

Invited speaker: ‘The failed promise of diversity and meritocracy: An intersectional analysis of the influencer community-industry’. Platformed creation: The world of influencers, content creators, and micro-celebrities. Stanford Ethnography Lab virtual symposium, 16th October 2020.

‘Are you advertiser and family friendly? Productive ambivalence, economies of visibility and the political potential of feminist YouTubers’ (co-authored with Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser) on ‘A good life? Critical feminist approaches to influencer ecologies’ panel. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) virtual conference, 16th-25th October 2020.

‘“We’re all told not to put our eggs in one basket”: The extension of the neoliberal worker subject in the online video industry’. Media Industries 2020: Global Currents and Contradictions conference. Kings College London, 16th-18th April 2020 [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

‘Productive ambivalence, economies of visibility and the political potential of feminist YouTubers’ (co-authored with Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser). Algorithms for Her? Kings College London, 17th January

‘Becoming a YouTuber: Autoethnographic explorations of the online video industry’. Methodologies for Screen Industries Research. University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, 15th January

‘The extension of the neoliberal worker subject in the online video industry’. Lisbon Winter School. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 7th-11th January

2019

‘Aspirations, Audiences and Algorithms; Autoethnographic explorations of becoming a YouTuber’. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 2nd-5th October

Invited panellist: ‘Monster thinking session – EduTube’ Young, Connected, Creative 2019: Trust, Young People and Digital Media (AoIR pre-conference). Queensland University of Technology, 1st October.

‘Becoming a YouTuber: Autoethnographic explorations of the platform environment’. Digital⇌Culture 2019 conference (Digital Culture Research Network), University of Nottingham, 10th May

2018

Invited moderator: ‘Youth Voices & YouTube’ panel discussion’. MIL Cities in the Era of Algorithms UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week, University of Latvia, 26th October

‘A multi-sited network ethnography of aspiring and professional YouTube content creators’. Seminar on Childhood and Youth Culture on YouTube, University of Copenhagen, 24th/25th Ma