Referred Conference Presentations

CCi Summer School in Digital Research Methods, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, February 2015

CCi Summer School in Digital Research Methods, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, February 2015

ARCYP Conference, Brock University,  Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, June 2014

ARCYP Conference, Brock University, 
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences,
St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, June 2014

FCAT Undergraduate Research Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, April 2014

FCAT Undergraduate Research Conference,
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, April 2014

July 2016 - Paper Presentation – YouthSites: Mapping Public Policy and the Production of Youth in the Non-Formal Arts Learning Sector (with Michael Hoechsmann and Julian Sefton-Green). Annual Conference of International Association of Media and Communication Research. 

May 2016 - Paper Presentation – Scenes and Public Territories: Visualizing Youth Media Scenes in Urban Space (with Jamie Rennie). Annual Meeting of the Canadian Communication Association. University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

Nov 2015 - Paper Presentation – Cultural Friction, Media Reform and Participatory Youth Media Scenes: An Imperfect Ecology of Change. Media Education Summit, Boston, MASS.

July 2015 - Paper Presentation – Conceptual Futures: Key concepts, UNESCO’s MIL policy and citizen learning in media education, Annual Meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers, Montreal, PQ.

Nov 2014 - Paper Presentation – When is a concept not a concept: Re-visiting Key Concept Models in Media Education. Media Education Summit, Prague, CZ.

July 2014 - Paper Presentation – Curation and the Digital Classroom: Design, Participation and Structure in Online Learning Resources. 39th International Conference on Improving University Teaching, UBC, Vancouver.

June 2013 - Paper Presentation – Media Reform, Neoliberalism, and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada. Annual Meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers, Dublin, Ireland.  

June 2013 - Paper Presentation – Community youth media production and the public realm: Durable public space and media education in the city. Annual Meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers, Dublin, Ireland.  

June 2013 - Paper Co-Presentation – Uncharted Territories: Re-Imagining the Spaces of Media Education (with Jamie Rennie). Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Congress 2013, Victoria, BC.  

June 2013 - Paper Presentation – Media Reform, Neoliberalism, and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada. Global Power Shifts, 40th Anniversary Conference of the School of Communication, SFU Burnaby, BC.  

June 2013 - Panel Co-convener – Making a Scene: Examining the Social Practices of Canadian Cultural Activity (with Ben Woo and James Rennie). Annual Meeting of the Canadian Communication Association, Congress 2013, Victoria, BC. 

January 2013 - Paper Presentation – Community youth media production and the public realm: Durable public space and media education in the city. Symposium on The Film Cultures of Young People: Producers, Consumers, Representations (Vancouver, BC).  

Nov 2012 - Paper Presentation – The Youth Digital Media Ecologies Project. Youth Digital Media Ecologies Research Forum, Vancouver, BC.

July 2012 - Paper Co-Presentation. Sociotechnical transformation between paradigms: Togetherness in the liminal spaces of Korea's Information Society (with Dr. Florence Chee). Annual Meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers (Durban, South Africa).  

May 2012 - Paper Co-Presentation. Cultural Scenes: Case Studies in the Social Analysis of Media-Oriented Practices of Youth (with Dr. Benjamin Woo and Jamie Rennie). Association for Research in Cultures of Young People, Congress 2012, Waterloo, ON.  

May 2012 - Paper Co-Presentation. Media Production and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada (with Dr. Giuliana Cucinelli). Annual Meeting of the Canadian Communication Association, Congress 2012, Waterloo, ON.  

May 2012 - Paper Co-Presentation. Outside Bedroom culture and Beyond Bowling Alone: Gaming Spaces and the Crossroads of Culture in Korea (with Dr. Florence Chee). Annual Meeting of the Canadian Game Studies Association, Congress 2012, Waterloo, ON.  

October 2011 - Paper Presentation and Symposium Coordinator – Scenes and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada. Children's Material Culture - Research Forum of the Association for Research in Cultures of Young People. 

July 2011 - Paper Presentation – Neoliberalism, Creative Cities, and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada. Annual Meeting of the Media Education Research Section, International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference (Istanbul, Turkey).  .

May 2011 - Paper Presentation – Youth Citizenship Discourses and the Problem of the Stranger. Annual Meetings of the Canadian Communication Association (Fredericton, New Brunswick).

May 2011 - Paper Presentation – Media Literacies, Learning and the Digital Code. New Literacies Workshop, (UBC, Centre for Digital Literacy).  

Jan 2011 - Paper Presentation – Youth Citizenship Discourses and the Problem of the Stranger. Association for Research in Cultures of Young People - Research Forum.  

June 2010 - Paper Presentation – Youth, citizenship and the problem of the stranger. Beyond Citizenship - Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging (Birbeck College, University of London).  

May 2010 - Paper Presentation and Roundtable Coordinator – Round Table Forum - Participatory Ontologies and Youth Cultures Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Cultures of Young People - ACCUTE (Montreal, PQ).   

March 2010 - Paper Presentation – Producing Effective Youth Media/Communication Projects. Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (Berkeley, CA).  

July 2009 - Paper Presentation – Haunting the Narcissus-Narcosis: Media Education, Critical Agency, and the Social Life of Digital Technologies. Annual Meeting of the Journalism and Media Education Research Section, International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference (Mexico City, Mexico).  

May 2009 - Paper Presentation – Immersive Advertising, Mash-ups and Children's Participatory Culture. Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Cultures of Young People, Congress 2009, Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario).  

May 2009 - Paper Presentation – Learning and Teaching Media Literacy in Canada: Embracing and Transcending Eclecticism. Annual Meeting of the Children and Media Section of the International Communication Association, (Chicago, Ill.).  (Poster Session; declined due to participation at Congress 2009)

April 2009 - Paper Presentation – Hannah Arendt and the Paradox of Youth Media Participation. Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (Kansas City, MO).  

March 2009 - Paper Presentation – Immersive Advertising and the Complexity of Children's Participatory Culture. Screen Culture: Intermediality and Interculturality Conference (Vancouver, BC).  

July 2008 - Paper Presentation – 'On behalf of a shared world': Youth media, mentorship and democratic habituation. Annual Meeting of the Participatory Communication Group at the International Association of Media and Communication Researchers (Stockholm, Sweden).  

May 2008 - Paper Presentation – Arendtian Politics in a Culture of Youth Media Participation. Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education.  

March 2008 - Paper Presentation – Digital Media and Agonistic Life: Hannah Arendt and Youth Media Production. Media, Culture and Curriculum SIG, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.  

Oct 2007 - Paper Presentation – Digital Media and Agonistic Life: Using Arendt to Read Youth Media Production. Annual Meeting of Canadian Association of Cultural Studies.

Oct 2006 - Paper Presentation – Pedagogy, Moral Reasoning and Students' Historical Understanding: Some Considerations. Canada West to East: Teaching History in a Time of Change.  

May 2006 - Paper Presentation – The pedagogical relationship between moral reasoning and historical understanding: High school students read 1916 in 2006. Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education. 

April 2006 - Paper Presentation – 'Get the camera out of the high school': The public qualities of youth media production. Media, Culture and Curriculum SIG, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.  

April 2006 - Paper Presentation – 'The way of the future': Probing The Aviator for historical understanding. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.  

April 2006 - Paper Presentation – Canadian students think about past and present. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.  [Delivered with Peter Sexias and Carla Peck]