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Alternative Media Presentation (#ActivismIRL)

This post is a presentation/intervention written for Dr Alessandra Renzi’s Alternative Media graduate class at Concordia University. On May 18 2017, as part of the surge in protests following Donald Trump’s inauguration, America Ferrera led a panel discussion co-hosted by Twitter and Cosmopolitan called #ActivismIRL (Ruiz-Grossman, 2017). Featuring members of Black Lives Matter and Women’s March...

Science Fiction, Robotics, and Body Anxiety

Guess what? I’m posting more of my “work” work on the blog! This is a bit of an oddity – since my audio interviews are usually few and far between – but recently I had the chance to chat about sci-fi, disabilities, and technology with the knowledgeable Dr. Jeff Preston.A recurring theme in science fiction is placing a human mind into a robot, a virtual world, or...