Selected Conference Panels, Workshops, and Lectures
Refereed Panelist: “Towards a Critical Theory of Deep Listening Praxis” Presented at Improvisation as Intercultural Contact and Dialogue Symposium, at Memorial University, Newfoundland, NL in conjunction with the Sound Symposium and IICSI. St. Johns, NL July 6-8, 2016. Forthcoming at the Symposium at Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, November 26, 2016 at Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Refereed Panelist: ”Trauma, Nostalgia and Quantized Time: Music, Media and the (Re)Construction of the Victorian Era (or, How Joss Whedon Already Composed the Future of Our Past) Presented at the 37th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic and the Arts, March 17-21, 2016.
Refereed Panelist: “Constructing Strangeness: Sound, media and the borderlands of realities, consciousnesses, multiverses…” Presented at the 36th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic and the Arts, March 18-22, 2015.
Refereed Panelist: “Improvising the Temporary Autonomous Zone: Radical Participation Interrogates the Real on North America’s West Coast” Presented at the Society for Ethnomusicology, Southern California and Hawai’i Chapter 49th Annual Meeting February 28-March 1, 2015, University of San Diego.
Refereed Panelist: “Light and Love (and Dark and Apathy): Critical Embodiment, “High Strangeness” and the Improbable Desert Goth” Presented at the 35th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic and the Arts, March 19-23, 2014.
Refereed Panelist: The 9TH Annual New Music Festival Symposium: The Pianist in the 21st Century: Beaters, Hammers and Strings March 7-13, 2010.
Refereed Panelist: “’Who Interrogates These Ghosts?” EVPs, Noble Monsters and the New Hauntology of American Television” Screening Cultures 12th International Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir, Turkiye, April 30-May 2, 2009.
Refereed Panelist: “’Who Interrogates These Ghosts?” EVPs, Noble Monsters and the New Hauntology of American Television” Society for Ethnomusicology Southern California Chapter Meeting, University of California, Los Angeles, February 21-22, 2009.
Invited panelist: “Scalable Relations” Artists in academia working with technologies – across disciplines and the role and concept of UC DARnet. This lecture is the third event in the third annual OCMA/UCI Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Beall Center for Art + Technology, the Orange County Museum of Art, the UCI Studio Art Department and the UCI University Gallery This program was funded, in part, by a generous grant from the National Endowment for Arts.
Refereed panelist: “’Who Interrogates These Ghosts?” EVPs, Noble Monsters and the New Hauntology of American Television” Uncanny Media: International Conference on the Gothic Shadows of Mediation, University of Utrecht, Netherlands August 7-9, 2008.
Invited Lecturer: “An American Idiot in China: Purposeful Mishearing, Schizophrenic Living, Pop Music, and Translocal Digital Culture” University of Utrecht, Netherlands. Department of Musicology Colloquium Series, January 9, 2007.
Invited Lecturer: “Digital Music Culture” graduate seminar, Department of Digital Music Culture, University of Utrecht, Netherlands, January 8, 2008.
Invited Panelist: “Music Takes Up Space” Presented at the 2007 UCIRA State of the Arts Conference, May 17, 2007, UC Berkeley.
Invited Panelist: “Music and Emotion” Pre-concert panel in conjunction with Riverside Music Authority, at Open Fist Theater, Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 2007.
Invited Panelist: “New Ethics and Culture of Second Life” Panel in conjunction with Mellon Workshop Group on Affect, Technics and Ethics, Department of Computer Science, February 26, 2007.
Refereed Panelist: “An American Idiot in China: Purposeful Mishearing, Schizophrenic Living, Pop Music, and Transnational Digital Culture,” Society for Ethnomusicology annual meeting, November 15 – 19, 2006.
Workshop: “Improvisation in Music” at Gage Middle School, Riverside, CA. June 6, 2006. Presented workshops for two music classes.
Invited Panelist (Moderator): UCIRA State of the Arts Conference, UC Santa Barbara, May 22, 2006.
Invited Panelist (Moderator): Dance Under Construction Conference, UC Riverside, April 8, 2006.
Invited Panelist: Voices on the Edge Festival of Women in New Music, March 11, 2006.
Wednesday@One: “Excuse me? Purposeful Mishearing, Schizophrenic Living, Pop Music, and Transnational Digital Culture.” Department of Music, UC Riverside, January 11, 2006.
Refereed Panelist: “I had it all wrong’: New Vampires, Grrrl Heroes and Third Wave Feminism in Buffy the Vampire Slayer” presented at Nostalgia or Perversion? Rewriting the Gothic from the Victorian Age to the Present. Conference, Radboud University, Nijmegen. 9-11 November, 2005.
Invited Lecturer: “The Industry and the Academy: Music in and out of school” University Honors Program. April 26, 2005.
Invited Panelist: “Merging Voices: Fourth Annual Women in New Music Festival,” California State University, Fullerton. March 11-13th, 2005.
Refereed Panelist: “’But You’re Just a Girl!’: Music, Heroism and Buffy the Vampire Slayer” “Over the Waves Conference” McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada. March 6, 2005.
Invited Lecturer: Presentation on the History of Electronic Music for a screening of the 1999 film “Modulations” Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA, July 15, 2004.
Invited Lecturer: “Improvisation, “the groove” and Erroneous Funk” University Honors Program, May 19, 2004.
Invited Panelist: “Women in Electro-Acoustic Music” California State University, Fullerton, March 13, 2004.
Refereed Panelist: “High Tech/Low Tech: Appropriation, Repurposing & Creation” “Technika Radika” Conference/Festival. San Diego Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA, January 30, 2004.
Performance/Workshop: “Making it Up: Improvisation and Everyday Life” Downtown Riverside Public Library, November 8, 2003.
Invited Panelist: “Playing the Field: The Power and Politics of the Improvisation of Scholarship” Presented to the Graduate Dance Seminar, UC Riverside, October 8, 2003.
Refereed panelist: “But You’re Just a Girl: The Construction of Female heroism in the Non-Diegetic Music of Xena: Warrior Princess and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Presented at Feminist Theory in Music 7, Bowling Green State University. July 18, 2003.
Invited panelist: “Transforming Voices: Introduction to the Women’s listening Room,” California State University, Fullerton. March 27, 2003.
Invited panelist: Post-performance Discussion: “Composer Portrait Series: New Musician the 21st Century” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA. January 19, 2003.
Invited panelist: “Free Forum on Pauline Oliveros” Sounding the Margins. The Deep Listening Institute Bay Area (DLIBA), in collaboration with Meridian Music: Composers in Performance presented Sounding The Margins: A Retrospective of the Music of Pauline Oliveros, May 31, and June 1, 2002 at the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre in San Francisco, and at Dolores Park in San Francisco on June 2, 2002.
Refereed Panelist: “Dissonance Unbound: The Emancipation of ‘The Other’ in Western music.” Feminist Theory and Music 6 at Boise State University, July 5-8, 2001.
Refereed Panelist: “Kitsch, Culture, Darstellungen: Webern, Atonality and the Articulation of Perversion’ and the Politics of Analysis.” Presented at the Society for Music Theory’s CSW panel, Toronto, Canada, 2000; also presented as part of the American Musicological Society’s Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, November 2000.