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Nandy, S and Shannon Skinner (2015). Media skills training workshop at the Feminist Art Conference (FAC),  Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD), Toronto. September, 2015

Nandy, S. (2015). “Bridging Gaps: Celebrity Activism and Celebrity Studies.” Bridging Gaps: Higher Education,   Media and Society.Terrace Club, New York City. September 2015

Nandy, S. (2015). “Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics.”
Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society. New York City and Toronto, May – September 2015

Nandy, S. (2015). “Persona in Celebrity Activism.” Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society. Ryerson University, Toronto. May 2015

Selfies in Celebrity Activism: Persona in Celebrity Photography and Social Justice (Invited). International Conference ‘Public and Private in Mobile CommunicationsUniversidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã. March 2015

The Value-form of Persona: Celebrity Scandal, Activism, and Commodities. With Dr Hilary Wheaton at the Inaugural Persona Studies Working Papers Symposium. Deakin University, Melbourne. February 2015

The Inspirational Power of Film Festival Celebrities & their Movies. Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies, Canada. September 2014

Hosted and moderated “Moving Forward: An Intimate Evening on Media, Diversity and Social Justice’. Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies, Canada. May 2014

"Celebrity Activism:  Performance and Politics of Authenticity in Social Justice Movements", University of Toronto, Canada, July 2013

"Fame and Nation: National Identity of Pop Star Justin Bieber”, 2nd Global Conference Celebrity: Exploring Critical Issues, Hotel Real Palácio, Lisbon, Portugal, March 10 - 12, 2013

"Fame of Art / Art of Fame: Aesthetics and Identity in Celebrity Culture", Department of Communication, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, January 10, 2013

‘Panel Chair, Asian Celebrities, Celebrity Studies Journal Conference, Deakin University, Melbourne, December 12, 2012

“National Identity of Online Celebrities: Fame and Nation on the  Internet”, Celebrity Studies Journal Conference, Deakin University, Melbourne,December 12-14, 2012

"Face on Face?: Glamour and Botanical Solutions", Canada's 2nd Annual Vegan Expo, Toronto, Canada, May 26, 2012

"The Green Celebrities", Parliament Street Library, Toronto, Canada, May 28, 2011.

"Hollywood North in Canadian Celebrity Culture", Media Culture and Creative Arts (MCCA), Humanities boardroom, 209.214, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Panel Chair, “The Future of Audience Research Measurement – A2M2?” presented by Senior Curtin Research Fellow, Prof. Mark Balnaves, on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Humanities Boardroom, 209.214, Curtin University, Australia

 “The Affective Space of Online Fandom and ‘Imagined Communities’: Re-writing Offline Codes of Nationalism in Hollywood North”, Internet Research 10.0, Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 9, 2009

Panel Chair, ‘Urban Locations 1’ and ‘Local / Global,’ Internet Research 10.0 - Internet: Critical, 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, October 7-11, 2009

Peer Reviewer,“Burke and Brummett Meet Fandom: Fan discussions of Family Guy,Representative Anecdotes, and Virual Communities," "The many voices of the virtual dialogue: An analysis about the Big Brother,”and  “Just for fun” but also “on a mission” – activities of Polish fans as a manifestation of the participatory culture” for Internet Research 10.0 - Internet: Critical, 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, October 7-11, 2009

 “Locating Canada in Deterritorialized Spaces of Online Fandom – Nationalism in Technological Mediations of Popular Culture”, Canadian Communication Association (CCA), Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, May 30, 2009

"Celebrities in Hollywood North: Re-Viewing Popular Culture in North America", Postgraduate Open Doors Society, February 24, 2009.

Seminar Chair, “The Jindyworobaks Revisited: Struggles for Legitimacy in the Australian Literary Field" by Fiona Langdon and "Filthy Lucre: Writers and Money" by Ian Nichols. Media, Culture and Creative Arts (MCCA) Research Seminar Humanities Boardroom, 209: 214, Curtin University of Technology, Australia Tuesday, November 25, 2008

“Celebrities in Hollywood North: Rewriting Codes of Nationality”, 9th Curtin Humanities Postgraduate Conference, Engaging place(s)/engaging culture(s), Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, November 6, 2008

Panel Chair, ‘Architectural Spaces’, 9th Humanities Graduate Research Conference, Engaging place(s)/engaging culture(s), Curtin University of Technology, Australia, November 5, 2008

"Framing Multiculturalism: Beyond Bollywood"at Media: Policies, Cultures and Futures in the Asia Pacific Region, Curtin University of Technology, Australia, November 28, 2006

"Encoding and Decoding Race: Mapping the Transnational Landscape of Canadian Media and Communication", 8th Annual Conference Making Culture Messy: Problematizing Culture and Cultural Discourses in the New Imperialism, Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education (SESE), University of Toronto, Canada, March 4, 2006.

"The Knowledge of Multiculturalism and Technological Media in Canada" in Digital Storytelling at the Centre for Media and Culture in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada, January 14, 2005

"Postfeminist Role Models in Cyberspace" in VCC 306 Gender and Visual Representation, Department of Communication, Culture, and Information Technology, University of Toronto, Canada, March 29, 2004

"Virtual Reality of Sociological Theory: Re-thinking the Real in Postmodern Culture of Cybernetics" in 'Mediations / Meditations - Tracing the "Virtual" and "Real" in Social Theory', 37th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association (CSSA), Toronto, May 30, 2002

"Vision and Imagination of Virtual Gender: Politics in Cyberfeminism" in 'Virtual Gender' at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association (CSAA), University of Toronto & Ryerson University, Toronto, May 29, 2002

"Third Space of Post - Feminism: A Reflection of Feminist Theory in Cybersociology", 4th Annual Graduate Sociology Conference Sociological Reflexions, Toronto, March 15, 2002

"Decoupled Body and Subject of Post-Femininity: The Prosthetic Consciousness of Cybernetic Organism in the Virtual Culture of Cyberspace" in 'New Methods and New Technology' at the Graduate Sociology Conference Bridging Divides, University of Toronto, Toronto, May 18, 2001

"Femme Fatale in the Male Mask? (En)gendering the Virtual Body in the Cyber-Loom" in 'Computer Technologies: Technologies of Gender' at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association (CSAA), Laval University, Quebec City, May 30, 2001

"Tracing the 19th Century Colonial Fe-Male in E-Space: The Re-Conceptualization of (His)tory in the New Frontiers of Virtual Reality" in 'Theorizing the Past and the Past of Theorizing' at the 5th Annual Graduate History Conference New Frontiers in Graduate History, York University, Toronto, March 16, 2001

"Cyberfeminism with a 'Masculus Velum? Gender Relations in Cybernetic Culture and Virtual Society" at the Graduate Sociology Conference Gender Research Symposium, McMaster University, Hamilton, February 5, 2001

"Blurring Boundaries: The Cultural Geography of Virtual Communities and the Reconstruction of Bodies" in 'Making Uncommon Communities' at the 2nd Annual Graduate Sociology Conference Things Fall Apart? York University, Toronto, March 12, 2000

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

 

 

 


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