For a complete list of talks, please see my cv. 

Title forthcoming. Keynote at Technology and the Limits of Language Conference. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. March 2024.

“What these words could become: SocialPaper and other dreams for student writing.” Talk at Banales Publizieren Conference.  Bochum, Germany. April 2023.

“Education and the Future of Software Freedom.” Keynote at LibrePlanet 2023. Boston, MA. March 2023. Summary and video.

“def tech_liberation(): teaching agency in a programmed world.” Keynote at !!ConWest. University of Santa Cruz, CA. February 2020. Slides and video

“Who’s Afraid of Social Scholarship: A Scholar’s Journey from the delightful crowds to Peggy Noonan’s ‘Struggle Session.’” Featured speaker at Implementing New Knowledge Environments Annual Gathering. University of Victoria, BC, Canada. January 2020. 

“Open Access in an Age of Surveillance Technology: Fighting for Ground in the Public Imagination.” Honorary Resident Wikipedian Talk. University of Victoria, BC, Canada. October 2019. Text.

“Open Platforms, Ethical EdTech, and Inclusive Ownership,” panelist with Steel Wagstaff, Sarah Hare, Zoe Wake Hyde. OpenEd Conference. Phoenix, Arizona. October 2019. Slides.

“The Architecture of Student Privacy: Stakes, Significances, and Approaches to Student Data.” Paper and workshop with Autumm Caines. Domains Conference. Durham, North Carolina. June 2019. 

“The Classroom as Training Grounds for Digital Democracy.” Invited panelist. Digital Democracies Conference. Simon Fraser University. May 2019. 

“Writing decomposed: Experimental and speculative mining of intellectual processes.” Short paper at Working With Different Kinds of Text Digital Humanities Colloquium. Singapore University of Technology and Design. March 2019

Digital Humanities, Critical Digital Citizenship, and the Participatory Library.” University of Southern California Library. March 2019

“Writing in the Age of Alienated Intelligence: How to Hack the Hidden Value of Our Words.” Invited colloquium talk. The Scholars Lab at The University of Virginia. November 2018.

Making Change through the Humanities: Institutes, Ideas and Infrastructures.” Invited panelist. Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. October 22-23, 2018.

“Software of the oppressed: A dialogic approach to teaching critical technological consciousness.” Short paper. Conference on Critical Pedagogy and Paulo Freire. University of Southern Carolina. October 18-19, 2018.

“Fostering Digital Scholarship in Libraries.” Virtual talk for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Digital Library Forum (DLF) E-Research Network. September 19, 2018.

“#SocialDiss: From vulnerable to social in the knowledge commons.” Invited short paper.  Force11 Scholarly Communication Institute. UC San Diego. July 30-August 3, 2018.

“Designing writing: Educational technology as a site for fostering participatory, techno-rhetorical consciousness.” Short paper. Digital Humanities Conference, Mexico City. June 2018.

Networks for us, by us: Participatory design for a San Diego digital commons.” Design@Large talk. February 14, 2018.

“Text Analysis: Histories, Innovation, Debates, Entries.” Workshop intensive on computational analysis of text. Association of Research Libraries Digital Scholarship Institute. January 10, 2018.

“Advancing the Field: Connecting Humanities Graduate Education and Community College Teaching.” Invited panelist. Modern Language Association. January 2018.

“Digital Humanities: Histories, Practices, Entries.” Guest lecturer. Music 207: Arts of the Archive. November 17, 2017.

Towards dialogical student publics: An emancipatory approach to networked writing tools in the classroom.” Invited panelist. American Studies Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois. November 9-11, 2017.

“Community-driven technology in the face of institutional complexity.” Invited short paper. Digital Humanities Conference. Montreal, Quebec. August 7-11, 2017.

“Unloved scholarship: exploring the risks and possibilities of open, in-progress research.” Invited short paper.  Force11 Scholarly Communication Institute. UC San Diego. July 31-August 4, 2017.

“A digital commons for the indigenous dance community.” UCHRI Indigenous Dance and the Academy Workshop. UC San Diego. June 2, 2017.

“Tools for thinking.” Invited panelist. Digital Humanities Seminar Series. UC Los Angeles. May 3, 2017.

Guest lecture on public peer review for students. English 494: Digital Humanities. University of San Diego. May 2017.

Digital Scholarship Platform Development Workshop. Invited participant. University of California Humanities Research Institute, UC Irvine. April 20, 2017.

“Expanding the horizons of participation: Participatory infrastructure as training grounds for 21st century citizens.” Invited short paper. Digital Humanities Infrastructure Symposium. University of California, Los Angeles. February 23, 2017.

“Participatory infrastructure: masses meet the control room.” Invited short paper. Code4Lib Southern California. University of California, San Diego. November 18, 2016.

“Building a Participatory Research Community.” Co-organizer and presenter. Digital Scholarship Uncamp. University of California, San Diego. November 3, 2016.

“Student writing in the networked age: pedagogies and platforms for collaborative, public-facing learning.” Co-organizer and presenter. Learning Through the Digital Humanities Showcase, University of San Diego. October 21, 2016.

“A digital commons for the San Diego Digital Humanities Network.” Invited presenter. San Diego Digital Humanities meeting. San Diego State University. May 21, 2016.

“UC San Diego Digital Commons.” Poster presentation. IDI/Research IT Faculty Showcase.  UC San Diego. May 19, 2016.

“Investigating the Gender Pronoun Gap in Student Newspapers: Preliminary Research for Developing Inclusive, Interdisciplinary Data Mining Workshops.” Co-authored poster with Mehrdad Yazdani. Cultural Analytics — The Long Program. Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UC Los Angeles. March 7, 2016.

“Building the University Worth Fighting For: Tools for Pedagogical, Institutional, and Social Change.” Invited panelist. HASTAC Conference. Arizona State University. May 12, 2016.

With Scott Dexter and Evan Misshula. “Getting the academy to support free software.”  Short paper. LibrePlanet Conference. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 20, 2016.

“Student Writing as Web Politics.” Short Paper. Social Media and Collaboration in the Digital Age. Fordham University. November 9, 2015.

“Building a Durable Commons for Student Writing.” CUNY DHI: Building a Digital Humanities Community. Presentation. The CUNY Graduate Center. November 10, 2015.

With Matt Gold, Sarah Morgano, Seth Persons, Stephen Real, Chris Stein, Scott Voth, Marilyn Weber. “The CUNY Academic Commons: New Tools for Collaboration.” CUNY Informational/Instructional Technology Conference. John Jay College. December 3, 2015

Co-organizer and moderator. MediaRes:A NYC DH Graduate Student Showcase. New York University. November 17, 2015.