Publications

Invited Public Talks/Keynotes:
  • “Auto-Amputated Cybernetic Environments: On Mark Fisher’s Reading of McLuhan.” West Awake: University of Winnipeg McLuhan Symposium. Winnipeg, MB September 28th, 2018.
  • #Rithmic Desire: PlatFORMing Capitalism and the Ideology of the Present.” Presented at the Capitalism Workshop. CSI Annex Toronto, ON. July 12th, 2018.
  • ‘It can only be attributable to human error’: Reading the Hysterical Sublime in 2001: A Space Odyssey and Beyond.” Keynote address at 2001: A Space Odyssey – 50 Years Later: A 21st Century View of Stanley Kubrick’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece. The Gershman Y. Philadelphia, PA. March 24th, 2018. Keynote Talk.
  • De-Mystifying the Alt-Right.” Congregation Eytz Chayim. Winnipeg, MB. March 15th, 2018. Keynote Talk.
  • “A Year in the ‘Upside Down’: Truth, ‘Objectivity,’ and the Rhetoric of ‘Both Sides’.” University of Winnipeg. November 8th, 2017. Public Talk.
  • “Fascism Ascendant? The Mainstreaming of Hate.” University of Winnipeg. March 3rd, 2017. Public Talk.
  • “‘Trump’: What does the Name Signify?.” Trumpism. University of Winnipeg. January 18th, 2017. Public Talk.
  • “The Digital Reputation Economy: Social Media and the Neoliberal Subject.” Social Media Lab Research Speakers Series. Ryerson University. November 5th, 2015. Public Talk.
  • “The Neoliberal Subject: What Social Media Reveals.” Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communication. University of Winnipeg. September 18th, 2015. Public Talk.

 Book Chapters:
  • “Object Oriented Subjectivity: Capitalism and Desire in Blade Runner 2049.” Blade Runner 2049, edited by Calum Neill. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.
  • “The Hysterical Sublime: Black Mirror, Playtest, and the Crises of the Present.” In Angela M. Cirucci and Barry Vacker, Black Mirror and Critical Media Theory. (Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018).
  • Co-Author with Clint Burnham. “Her: Or, There is No Digital Relation.” In Clint Burnham, Does the Internet Have an Unconscious? Slavoj Žižek and Digital Culture. New York: Bloomsbury.
  • Christian Metz.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies, edited by Krin Gabbard (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
  • Nuclear.” In Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment,  Edited by Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger (Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2017).
  • Co-Author with Louis-Paul Willis, “Introduction: Žižek and Media Studies, Beyond Lacan.” In Žižek and Media Studies:  A Reader, Edited by Matthew Flisfeder and Louis-Paul Willis  (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • Enjoying Social Media.”  In Žižek and Media Studies:  A Reader, Edited by Matthew Flisfeder and Louis-Paul Willis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • “Communism.”  In The Žižek Dictionary, Edited by Rex Butler (New York: Routledge, 2014).

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