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“Fireside Chats: A Tech Industry Iteration of a Political Tradition.” Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College: Weekly Salon, Amherst, October 2017.

“Affective Politics/Social Media.” National Women’s Studies Association: Decoloniality, Montreal, November 2016.

“It Works Like Magic: Theatrical Production and the Product Launch.” Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Spectacular Labor, Chicago, August 2016.

“Sexual Spectacle: The Erotics of Technology’s Demystification.” Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, McGill University: Queer Research Colloquium, Montreal, April 2016.

“Pedagogies of Promotion: A Workshop in Play.” FemTechNet: Signal/Noise: Feminist Pedagogy, Technology, Transdisciplinarity, Ann Arbor, April 2016.

“Magicians of Silicon Valley: Live Performances of Media Technologies.” Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University: Magic: Between Embodiment & Ontology, Montreal, February 2016.

“‘An Echo From the Past’: Technologies of Memory in the Carousel of Progress.” Performance Studies Focus Group, Association for Theatre in Higher Education:  Vital Memories, Montreal, August 2015.

“Expo Labor as Media Production: A Production Studies Approach to Media Labor Research.” International Association for Media and Communication Research:  Hegemony or Resistance: On the Ambiguous Power of Communication, Montreal, July 2015.

“A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: Walt Disney and the Failed Promise of Industrial Futurity.” Studio XX and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies: Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures, Montreal, November 2014.

“From Headlines to Hidelines: Upworthy and the Marketing Logic of Political Discourse.” Social Media Collective, Microsoft Research: Invited presentation. Cambridge, April 2014.

“Marxist Fembots in Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress.” Department of Performance Studies, New York University: Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies, New York, April 2014.

“Performances of Labor Between Cinema and Macy’s Santaland.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2014.

“We Are Santa’s Elves: The Labor of Fantasy and the Fantasy of Labor.” Performance Studies international: Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford, June 2013.

“Is This a Joke: Toward Impasse Comedy.” Performance Studies international: Now Then: Performance and Temporality, Stanford, June 2013.

“Straying from the Path: Risk, Consumption and Little Red Riding Hood.” Studio XX and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies: Whose Business is Risk?, Montreal, November 2012.

“Moving Image: Militant Mourning from AIDS to SIDS.” Performance Studies international: Camillo 2.0: Technology, Memory, Experience, Utrecht, May 2011.

“Shooting Heroines: On Dina Goldstein’s Fallen Princesses.” The Brooklyn Museum: From Portraits to Pinups: Women in Art and Popular Culture. May 2011.