“Typewrite Anywhere: Gendered Mobilities of Typewriting.” Southern States Communication Association (SSCA), Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, April 2018.
“In Search of Touch: Some Thoughts on Locating Hands, Fingers and Their Traces.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Spring 2017.
“Pixels to print: Imagining an Internet made of paper.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Fall 2015.
“Rubbing readers the wrong way? Materiality, tactility, and the ‘problem’ of ink rub-off.” American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA), Minneapolis, MN, October 2014.
“A race of push-buttoners: cultivating and constraining the senses of youth.” International Communication Association (ICA), Seattle, WA, May 2014. Chair and organizer for panel, “Communication and the Senses: Thinking Historically”
“Don’t Be a Button-Presser: Fears of Automaticity at the Pushbutton Interface.” Society for the History of Technology, Annual Convention, Cleveland, 2011.
“Push to Talk: A History of Pushbutton Devices as Early Communication and Control Technologies.” International Communication Association, Annual Convention, Boston, 2011.
“Framing Visions of Push-Button Warfare: Mass Media and the Technology of Battle, 1945-1999.” Communication History Interest Group, ICA Pre-Conference, Boston, 2011.
“Touching the Button: World’s Fairs and Disciplining Technology, 1876-1933, National Communication Association (NCA), Top Student Papers Panel in the Rhetoric of Science and Technology, San Francisco, November, 2010.
“Computers, Systems Theory and the Making of a Wired Hospital: A History of Technicon Medical Information System, 1964-1987,” American Society for Information Science and Technology annual conference, Pittsburgh, October, 2010.