Conference Presentations

“Whose Tweet is it Anyway: Reporting on Twitter Events”
Panel: Privacy, Copyright, and Conventions of Use and Reuse of Twitter Content in Contemporary Online Practices
Moderated by Jesse Hirsh. Co-Panelists: Siobhan O’Flynn and Ramona Pringle
Social Media & Society: 2014 International Conference
September 27-28, 2014 | Ryerson University | Toronto, Ont.

“Coming to Black: Immigration, identity and belonging for East Africans in the Canadian context” (co-presented with Hillina Seife)
Session: Diaspora
Ethnic Identity Formation and Change in Canada and Abroad
November 23-24, 2012 | White Oaks Conference Centre | Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

“Fostering student reflexivity in community‐based service learning” (co-presented with Ahmed Allahwala)
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Learning Without Boundaries? Apprentissage Sans Limites?
Session: Cracker Barrel
June 19-22, 2012 | Centre Mont Royal | Montréal, Que.

“CAMH and the Revitalisation of Queen West”
Making Space for Health
Intersections Speaker Series
Jan 27, 2012 | University of Toronto | Toronto, Ont.

“Future Boundaries: Actor Network Theory, Posthumanism and Transnational Diaspora” (co-presented with Negin Dahya)
Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies Graduate Student Conference: Transnational Futures? Shifting Borders and the Dynamics of Diaspora
Session: Redrawing our maps: shifting theoretical boundaries
March 26-27, 2011 | University of Toronto | Toronto, Ont.

“Toronto, Florida: The Exclusion of Immigrants and Racial Minorities from the Creative City”
Session: Cultural Meanings in the City: Sports, Performance, and Creativity
Urban Affairs Association 41st Conference – Reclaiming the City: Building a Just and Sustainable Future
March 16-19, 2011 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | New Orleans, La.

“Reading Urban Space as Hypertext: Navigating Dundas Square”
ATMOSPHERE: Mediated Cities
3rd Annual Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Graduate Research Conference
February 3-5, 2011 | University of Manitoba | Winnipeg, Man.

“Immigration and Richard Florida’s Creative City”
January 28-29, 2010 | University of Toronto | Toronto, Ont.