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Conference Presentations

Three Zombies
Image by Andrea De Santis
Image by Michael Dziedzic

The Medium Is the Medium: Communicating with the Dead in Horror and Reality


Robot Families in Domesticated Spaces: A Comparative Analysis of Place, Technology, and Family in Netflix's Extintion and I Am Mother

NeMLA 2022
Baltimore, MD

Reboot and Rebirth: Artificial Intelligence and Spiritual Existence in The Good Place

PCA/ACA 2021

Image by Michael Dziedzic
Image by Jesse Chan
Futuristic Tunnel

’You Were Dirty If You Looked Different’: Black Robots, Intersectional Feminism, and Janelle Monae’s Dirty Computer

PCA/ACA 2020
Philadelphia, PA

When Robots Choose to Die: A Survey of Robot Suicide in Science Fiction

PCA/ACA 2019
Washington, DC

Mother-Ships: Reproduction and Representation in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stargate SG1, and Farscape

SCMS 2016
Chicago, IL

Image by Wonderlane
Image by Jakob Owens
Image by Stefan Cosma

The U.S.S. Spenta vs. The I.S.S. Angra: Transtemporality and Persian Mythical Spirits in Star Trek’s Mirror Universes

Film & History 2012
Milwaukee, WI

Bad House-Wives: Gender Roles and the Acousmatic Computer Voice in Smart House and Eureka

MCMA Graduate Symposium 2012, Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL

Emasculating, Dear: A Psychoanalytic and Kuleshovian Examination of Constructions of Masculinity in Star Trek

MCMA Graduate Symposium 2011 
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL

Image by Trust "Tru" Katsande
Image by Jamie Street
Image by ThisisEngineering RAEng

This Aura Sucks: the Use of Fictional, Narrative Film as a Mode of Popular Critique of Poetry in So I Married an Axe Murderer

PCA/ACA 2011
San Antonio, TX

Coming up for Air: The Emergence of a National Free-Form Radio Movement at the 1970 Alternative Media Conference (co-authored with John L. Hochheimer)

PCA/ACA 2010 
St. Louis, MO

If You’re a GTA, I May Have Written This for You: False Ideology and Authority in the College Composition Classroom

UNH English Graduate Organization Conference 2008
Durham, NH

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