CCCC 2015 in Tampa, FL

Taking these queer video ideas to CCCC ’15 in Tampa! And I’m always excited to present with my friends and colleagues of Queer Theory Playground. Panel Title: Risking Method/ology for Queer Reward: Multimodality, Literacy Sponsorscape(s), and the Yearning Archive  Epigraph 1: “A queer methodology…is a scavenger methodology that uses different methods to collect and produce information […]

Cultural Rhetorics Conference 2014

The inaugural Cultural Rhetorics Conference kicks off this October! I am excited to bring my continued interest in queer video, as well as the collaborative Queer Rhetorics work of Queer Theory Playground, to the conversation. Queer Video as Cultural Rhetorics Queer videomaking offers a deep history of experimental, avant-garde, and independent moviemaking, particularly as models for meaning-making […]

Queer Places, Practices & Lives Symposium II at The Ohio State University

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Queer Theory Playground is headed to Columbus this May to participate in Queer Places, Practices & Lives Symposium II put on by Sexuality Studies. Here is our proposal: “Reading Public Sex as Performance; Or, What Clay Pettet Can Teach Us About Contemporary Queer Rhetorics” keywords: rhetoric, performance, public sex Clay Pettet has gained recent attention […]


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We’re in Brooklyn! My partner, Katie, is doing research at the Lesbian Herstory Archives and taking some circus classes at The Muse and The Sky Box at House of Yes. Me? I’m tagging along and providing my navigation skills. We spent a solid 4 hours at the LHA yesterday. That place is like a big […]

FemRhet 2013

I’ll be headed to Stanford at the end of September for the Feminisms & Rhetorics Conference. I’m on a panel with a bunch of cool folks from MSU where we’ll be talking about queer disruptions of power. Yeah! Panel H5: Queerly Disrupting Power In Communities and the Academy Thursday, Sept. 26th, 2:15-3:30 My shit: Dissing […]

CCCC 2013 in Vegas

Session D.10, Thursday March 16, 3:15-4:30 Queer Methodological Praxis: A Look Into The Gender Project The Gender Project is a series of short documentaries about the lived experience of gender identity and expression; it’s also a research project on the queer composing practices of queer self-identity. This project is unique in that it’s already started, […]

UNC Asheville – Queer Conference

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UNC Asheville Queer Conference 2013 Undisciplined, a performance with Kathleen “Violet” Livingston Thursday, April 4, 2013, 2:45-4:00pm In the tradition of queer performance troupes like Taste This with Anna Camilleri, Ivan Coyote, Zoe Eackle, and Lyndell Montgomery, So the Story Goes by Camilleri, Coyote, and Montgomery, and with great respect to travelling cabarets like Michelle […]