Keynote Lectures

The Literacy Myth and the Fate of Literacy, SFU

Eyes Wide Open: Stranger Hospitality and the Regulation of Youth Citizenship, SFU

Keynote Lecture - Urban space, friction and youth media scenes: Learning, dwelling and imaging in the city. Where is Here?: Cultural Mapping, Small Cities, Sustainable Futures. Courtney Art Gallery, July 20-22, 2016.

Keynote Lecture – Digital Frictions: Learning, Dwelling and Imagining in Youth Lives, Opening Keynote at the Digital Frictions Research Symposium. The Centre for Graduate Educational Research and the Cultural Research Centre, Griffith University, May 7-8, 2015.

GIER Research Seminar – Research and Mapping Youth Media Creation in Urban Space: The Youth Digital Media Ecologies Project, Griffith University, May 11, 2015.

Keynote Lecture - Urban Space, Friction and Youth Media Scenes: A study in possibilities, QUT Children and Youth Research Centre, April 29, 2015.

Research Seminar 3 – Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and ‘structures of feeling’ in Contemporary Media Education Policy and Pedagogy, QUT Children and Youth Research Centre, April 28, 2015.

Research Seminar 2 – Researching and Mapping Youth Media Creation in Urban Space QUT Children and Youth Research Centre, March 31, 2015.

Research Seminary 1 – Youth Media Participation and the Politics of Media Creation. QUT Children and Youth Research Centre, March 2, 2015.

Keynote Lecture - Current Challenges in Media Literacy. Communication University of China, Beijing, China, July 2013.

Keynote Address - Public Space and Media Education in the City - Rethinking the Sites of Media Learning. Australian Teachers of Media National Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. July 2013.

Keynote Lecture - Eyes Wide Open: Stranger Hospitality and the Regulation of Youth Citizenship. SFU Faculty of Education Public Lectures Series, Burnaby, BC. February 2013.

Parallel Keynote Presentation – Media Literacy 2.0: Making Sense in the New Information Order. International Conference for the Integration of Science and Technology into Society (ICISTS). Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejon, South Korea. August 2011.

Keynote Panel Address – Neoliberalism, Creative Cities, and Urban Youth Media Production Ecologies in Canada. Ab/Ob-jection: Encountering the City through the Landscape of Youth. Sponsored by the Centre for Culture, Identity and Education (CCIE) and the David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education. UBC Liu Institute Gallery, Vancouver. July 2011.

Keynote Panel Address and Discussion – Digital Youth Learning. Learning Specialists' Association of British Columbia (Vancouver). December 2010.

Panel Discussant - The Fate of Literacy. SFU Institute for the Humanities Public Events Series, Vancouver, BC, October 2010.

Keynote Address - Hannah Arendt’s Three Commitments: Public Action, Sociality and Permanence in the World. Western Canada Speakers Series (Vancouver, BC). April 2010.

Keynote Address – Inhabiting New Worlds: Film, Historical Understanding and Teaching Social Studies. Annual BC Social Studies Teachers Conference (Vancouver, BC). October 2009.