Talks and Events


"A Feel for the Organism: A Design Sociology Approach to Biodesigners,"
William Patterson University, Wayne, NY
April 11, 2024


Fashion, Anxiety and Society Series: Labor,”  

Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY

October 24, 2019


“Research Review Talks,”

London College of Fashion, London, England

April 12, 2019 

Annual Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture,”

York University, Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture and the Department of Communication Studies, Toronto, Canada

March 2019


Making Sense of Data Together: Self-Tracking and Biohacking in the Age of Mediatization
with Gina Neff
International Communication Association Conference 2018, Prague
May 23, 2018

Possible Futures of Embodied Biotech” with Kristin Miller
Theorizing the Web, New York, NY
April 27-28, 2108

Is Biology our Destiny? Wearable Bio-Tech, Fashion and Gender
College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
March 23, 2018


Fashion+Social+Media Symposium
University of Southern California, LA
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Invited Speaker
April 6, 2017 

Influencers, Micro-celebrities, and Fame Aspirants: Producing and Consuming Identity in the Social Media International Communication Association,
San Diego,CA
May 25-28, 2017

Cultural Mediators in the Digital Age
King’s College, London
September 4, 2017


Lecture, Drexel University Graduate Seminar Series, Philadelphia, PA
February 26th, 2016

Lecture and Book signing,
92nd Street Y, NYC
March 11, 2016

Lecture and Book Signing
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC
April 12, 2016

Seminar and Workshop in Research and Pedagogy in Fashion Studies and Material Culture
CUNY Graduate Center, @CUNYFashion, NYC
April 14, 2016

Lecture, University of Washington Colloquium Series
UW, Seattle, WA
May 11, 2016

“From Geek to Chic: Wearable Technology and The Woman Question”
“Cultural Work in the Social Media Age: Lessons from the Insta-Glam”
Association of Internet Researchers, Internet Rules!
Berlin, Germany
October 6, 2016


Keynote Speaker, #Kimposium: An Interdisciplinary Symposium about All Things Kardashian; “On the Importance of Being Kardashian: Glamour Labor in the Age of the Blink,”
Brunel University, London, UK
November 2015

“Wearable Tech and Fashion: Who is Woman 2.0?”
Society for the Social Studies of Science, Denver, CO
November 2015

“Wearable Technology, Gender, and Urban Space,”
CUNY Fashion Studies conference: Global Fashion Capitals, New York, NY
October 2015

“Wearable Technology and Gender”
LIM College of Fashion conference: Fashion Now and Then, New York, NY
October 2015

“Wearable Tech, Women, and Urban Space,”
Invited panelist, Global Fashion Capitols conference
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
October 2015

“Wearable Tech and Woman 2.0”
American Sociological Association Media Sociology Pre-Conference, Chicago, IL
August 2015

“Going With the Flow: Critically Engaging Fashion, Media, and Affect”
International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico
May 2015

“Wearing Our Hearts on Our Sleeves: Wearable Technology and Gender”
Theorizing the Web, New York, NY
April 2015

Speaker, Fiber Science and Apparel Design Research Seminar Series
School of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
April 2015

Discussant, MLD Fashion Symposium
April 2015

“Wearable Technology, Embodiment, Gender, and the Future of Digital Human Interface,” Digital Sociology Mini Conference,
Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, New York, NY
February 2015

Critic, Author Meets Critics, for Amanda Czerniawski’s Fashioning Fat
Eastern Sociological Society, New York, NY
February  2015