Below are the details of my forthcoming, invited, and other talks. Please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a talk for 2019 and beyond:
‘“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 coronavirus]
‘Becoming a YouTuber: Feminist autoethnography in the online video 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, 31st March 2020 [Cancelled due to coronavirus]
Lead a workshop about the nature of labour in the creative industries, informed by my PhD research and professional experience in the TV industry. Careers in Creative Industries Week. London School of Economics, 14th February 2020
‘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
Invited speaker: ‘“Don’t forget to like, subscribe and turn on the bell notifications!” An Ethnography of YouTube Creators’ Labour’. The Oxford Digital Ethnography Group. University of Oxford, November
Workshop Leader: ‘Using Nvivo for digital ethnographic data analysis’. LSE Digital Ethnography Collective. London School of Economics, October 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
Invited speaker: ‘Autoethnography as a method for studying the online video industry’. UCL Digital Anthropology seminar series, University College London, 19th February
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 May