T.L. Cowan to Speak at the 2020 Conference on Communication & Media Studies

  • 2020-01-02

We are excited to announce that T.L. Cowan will be speaking at the Fifth International Conference on Communication & Media Studies.

T.L. Cowan is an assistant professor of Media Studies (Digital Media Cultures) in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. T.L.’s research/creation focuses on cultural and intellectual economies, networks and methods of trans- feminist and queer digital media and performance practices. Recent essays include “X-Reception: Remediating Trans, Feminist, and Queer Performance Art” forthcoming in the Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities and Art History (ed. Katherine Brown); “‘Run with whatever you can carry’: Cross-Platform Materials and Methods in Performance-Studies-Meets-Digital Humanities” in American Quarterly; “Internet of Bawdies: Transmedial Drag and the Onlining of Trans- Feminist and Queer Performance Archives” in First Monday; Insubordinate, Indiscrete, Interdisciplinary: Cabaret Methods, Adjunct Methods, and Technologies of Fabulousin RACAR; and “Living in the Necro-Zone: Linking Border Stories with Prison Stories in Yadira De La Riva’s ‘One Journey’ and Liza Jessie Peterson’s ‘The Peculiar Patriot’ on the Cabaret Stage” in Liminalities. She is currently completing a monograph, Transmedial Drag and other Cross-Platform Cabaret Methods. T.L. is also a cabaret artist and curator.

Register for the 2020 conference here.