Select Talks

Invited

  • Speaker, "Title TBD." Paper presentation at the Global Emergent Media Lab, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, March 9, 2018
  • Speaker, "TBD." Paper presentation at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, February 7, 2018
  • Speaker, "Sorry/ Not Sorry: Sexual Regulation and Apology at the Toronto Police Service." Paper presentation at the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto, October 20, 2017
  • Speaker, "Strategic Desire." Paper presentation at the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, September 5, 2017. [Available on Vimeo]
  • Speaker, CIN 2100: History and Historiography of Cinematic Media – University of Toronto, November 17, 2016
  • Speaker, "Big Data/ Small Screens." Paper presentation at the Toronto Film and Media Seminar, TIFF Bell Lightbox, October 28, 2016
  • Speaker, "Desire by Design." Paper presentation at the McLuhan Centre in Culture and Technology, University of Toronto, April 16, 2016
  • Speaker, "Desire by Design." Paper presentation at the Yahoo! Speaker Series, School of Information, University of Michigan, January 14, 2016
  • Speaker, “Desire by Design.” Paper presentation in the Department of English, National University of Singapore, April 20, 2015
  • Panelist, “Data’s Effects and Affects.” Panelist at the Technoscience Salon, Artscape Youngplace, January 9, 2015
  • Respondent/ Speaker, “Queer Little Experiences: Notebooks and Marginalia.” Paper presentation at the Center for the Humanities, Temple University, October 2, 2014
Patrick Keilty
  • Speaker, CIN 260: New Media – University of Toronto, September 22, 2014
  • Speaker, “Sex and Technology.” Paper presentation at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto, July 17, 2014
  • Panelist, “Boys (and Girls) with Toys.” Paper presentation at the Canadian Anthropology Society Annual Conference, York University, May 2, 2014
  • Speaker, INF 3002: Research in Information – University of Toronto, March 17, 2014
  • Speaker, “Carnal Indexing.” Paper presentation at the Propriomedia Colloquium Series, Ontario College of Art and Design University, November 29, 2013
  • Speaker, VISA 3B43: Photographic Practices, Theory, and Criticism – Ontario College of Art and Design University, November 7, 2013
  • Speaker, “‘Mother Avram’ and the Domestic Labor of Machine Readable Cataloging.” Paper presentation at Junior Professor Research Day, University of Toronto, October 4, 2013
  • Speaker, “Gender, Sexuality, and Electronic Culture.” Paper presentation at the Oxford Internet Institute, Toronto, ON, July 11, 2013
  • Speaker, “Masturbating in the Matrix: Embodiment and the Politics of DIY Porn.” Paper presentation at the iSchool Colloquium, University of Toronto, March 28, 2013
  • Speaker, “Gender, Sexuality, and Information.” Presentation at the iSchool Inclusion Institute, University of Pittsburgh, June 11, 2012
  • Speaker, “What are the Information Sciences?” Presentation at the iSchool Inclusion Institute, University of Pittsburgh, June 4, 2012
  • Speaker, “Sexual Boundaries and Subcultural Disapprobation.” Paper presentation at the University of Toronto, May 25, 2012
  • Speaker, “Sexual Boundaries and Subcultural Disapprobation.” Paper presentation at the University of Alberta, May 17, 2012
  • Speaker, “A Gendered History of Information.” Paper presentation at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, March 29, 2012
  • Speaker & moderator, “Gender, Sexuality, and Information Studies.” Roundtable discussion as part of the “Talking Intelligently About” Colloquia Series at the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, February 24, 2012
  • Speaker, “Embodiment and Desire in Browsing Online Pornography” Paper presentation at the University of Pittsburgh, February 17, 2012
  • Moderator, “Bodily Manifestations.” Panel discussion at the UCLA Queer Studies Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 15, 2011
  • Speaker, LGBTS/ Women’s Studies M114: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies – UCLA, July 2011
  • Speaker, IS 462: Subject Cataloging & Classification – UCLA, May 2010
  • Speaker, IS 291C: Information Ecology – UCLA, May 2010
  • Speaker, IS 246: Information-Seeking Behavior – UCLA, October 2008
  • Speaker, IS 201: Ethics, Diversity and Change – UCLA, May 2008
  • Interviewee. “Text ‘til You Drop.” Marketplace. [Radio broadcast]. Los Angeles, CA: KPCC, August 9, 2007
  • Speaker, IS 201: Ethics, Diversity and Change – UCLA, May 2007
  • Convener, OUTreach Symposium – UCLA, Los Angeles, November 2006


Refereed

  • Presenter, "Whiteness and Technoculture." Paper presentation at the Society for the Social Studies of Science – Boston, MA, August 31, 2017
  • Presenter, "Database Desires." Paper presentation at the Canadian Communication Association – Toronto, ON, May 31, 2017
  • Presenter, "Sexy Data." Paper presentation at the Canadian Sexuality Studies Association – Toronto, ON, May 27, 2017
  • Presenter, "Sexual Interface." Paper presentation at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts – Atlanta, GA, November 3, 2016
  • Contributor (with Richard Smiraglia), "Gay Male Nomenclature." Paper presentation at the International Society for Knowledge Organization  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 28, 2016
  • Presenter, "Pornography's Flow: Probabilistic Viewing and Jouissance." Paper presentation at the Sex Salon, University of Toronto  – Toronto, ON, September 22, 2016
  • Presenter, "Digital Subjects in the Graphical Interface of Pornography." Paper presentation at the Society for the Social Studies of Science  Barcelona, Spain, August 31, 2016
  • Presenter/ Panelist, “What is Queer STS? Fuck If I Know.” Panel discussion on “Queer STS: Theory, Method, and Institutionalization” at the Society for Social Studies of Science – Barcelona, Spain, August 31, 2016
  • Presenter, "Compulsion and Control: Interface Strategies in Online Pornography." Paper presentation at the Image/ Interface Symposium, University of Toronto, Scarborough   Toronto, ON, May 13, 2016
  • Presenter, "Desire by Design." Paper presentation at Gender, Bodies, and Technology   Roanoke, VA, April 21, 2016
  • Presenter, “Desire by Design.” Paper presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies  Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2016
  • Presenter, “Desire by Design.” Paper presentation at the Society for Social Studies of Science  Denver, CO, November 12, 2015
  • Presenter, “‘As Foolproof as the Telephone’: Automation and Gendered Labor.” Paper presentation at the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA, June 19, 2015
  • Presenter (with Gregory Leazer), “Affect, Document Assessment, Bridging and Bonding.” Paper presentation at the North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization, University of California, Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA, June 18, 2015
  • Presenter, “Desire by Design.” Paper presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Montreal, QC, March 29, 2015
  • Presenter, “What Porn Says to Information Studies: The Affective Value of Documents and the Body in Information Retrieval.” Paper presentation at the American Society for Information Science & Technology 2014 Annual Meeting – Seattle, WA, November 4, 2014
  • Panelist, “Resistance and Possibility: Rethinking the Concept of Subject Access from Queer Theoretical Perspectives.” Panel discussion at American Society for Information Science & Technology 2014 Annual Meeting – Seattle, WA, November 4, 2014
  • Presenter, “Desire by Design.” Paper presentation at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts – Dallas, TX, October 11, 2014
  • Presenter, “Indexing Pornographic Databases.” Paper presentation at Contours of Algorithmic Life: A Conference, University of California, Davis – Davis, CA, May 15, 2014
  • Keynote address, “Machine Readable Cataloging and the Transformation of Women’s Labor.” Paper presentation at the Women and Technology Conference, Carleton University – Ottawa, ON, April 16, 2014
Patrick Keilty
  • Presenter, “Indexing Pornography Databases: Spectatorship, Navigation, and Narrative.” Paper presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies – Seattle, WA, March 21, 2014
  • Presenter, “In Information’s Shadow: Considering Failure as Noise, Misinformation, Error, and Breakdown.” Workshop and panel discussion at iConference 2014, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin  – Berlin, Germany, March 7, 2014
  • Presenter (with Periklis Andritsos), “Level-wise Exploration of Linked and Big Data Guided by Subject Classification.” Paper presentation at the American Society for Information Science & Technology 2013 Annual Meeting – Montreal, QC, November 2, 2013
  • Convener, “Belonging.” Unconference Session at the North American Society for Knowledge Organization, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee – Milwaukee, WI, June 14, 2013
  • Presenter, “Choreographic Information: Technological Productions of Tactical Bodies and Their Movements.” Paper presentation at the Congress on Research in Dance, UCLA – Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2013
  • Presenter, “Online Pornography, DIY Culture, and Openness.” Paper presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies – Chicago, IL, March 9, 2013
  • Contributor (Bowler, L.; Mattern, E.; Knobel, C.; and Keilty, P.), “Exploring Cyberbullying through Visual Narratives.” Poster presentation at iConference 2013, University of North Texas – Fort Worth, TX, February 15, 2013
  • Presenter, “Tagging, Sexual Boundaries, and Social Discipline.” Paper presentation at the American Society for Information Science & Technology 2012 Annual Meeting – Baltimore, MD, October 26, 2012
  • Presenter, “Sexual Boundaries and Social Disapprobation.” Paper presentation at the Conference on Ethics of Information Organization, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee – Milwaukee, WI, June 15, 2012
  • Convener & presenter, “Material Relations: Information, Media, and Technology.” Paper presentation and panel discussion at the iConference, University of Toronto – Toronto, ON, February 10, 2012
  • Presenter, “Embodiment and Desire in Browsing Online Pornography.” Paper presentation at the iConference, University of Toronto – Toronto, ON, February 8, 2012
  • Presenter, “Technesexuality: Spectatorship in Electronic Culture.” Paper presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies – New Orleans, LA, March 13, 2011
  • Presenter, “‘Disembodiment’ in Electronic Culture.” Paper presentation at Thinking Gender 2011, UCLA – Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 2011
  • Presenter, “Time in the Embodied Search for Online Pornography.” Paper presentation at the UCLA Queer Studies Conference – Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 2010
  • Convener & presenter, “Mapping the Intersections of Information Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies.” Roundtable discussion at iConference 2010, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Urbana, IL, February 5, 2010
  • Panelist, “Engaging Community: Methods and Values in Community Informatics.” Panel discussion at iConference 2009, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill – Chapel Hill, NC, February 10, 2009
  • Panelist, “Intersectionality and Interdisciplinarity: LIS Research/Education and Studies of the ‘Other.’” Panel discussion at ALISE 2009, Denver, CO, January 22, 2009
  • Presenter, “Tabulating Queer: Space, Perversion, and Belonging.” Poster presentation at ALISE 2009, Denver, CO, January 21, 2009
  • Panelist, “Intersectionality and Interdisciplinarity: Information Studies and Studies of the ‘Other.’” Panel discussion at iConference 2008, UCLA – Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 2008
  • Panelist, “Working from Within: Participatory Practices to Engage Diverse Communities.” Presented at ALISE 2008, Philadelphia, PA, January 9, 2008