Invited talks and presentations
Jun 2015 — “Theory as disturbance and feminist activism.”
Keynote address, University of Tübingen, Germany.
Mar 2015 — “Language as aspiration and the promise of English.”
South and Central Asia Fulbright Conference, Hyderabad, India.
Feb 2015 — “English for all: Communicating Aspirations.”
Invited speaker, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India.
Feb 2015 — “Diasporic Loyalties and National Anxieties.”
Department of Humanities Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India.
Dec 2015 — “Theory as disturbance and the neoliberal face of feminist activism.”
Forum on Contemporary Theory, Goa, India
Jan 2015 — “The South Asian diaspora and expectations of loyalty.”
Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad, India.
Oct 2015 — “Technonativists and the politics of recognition.”
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Social Sciences Indian Institute for Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, India.
Oct 2015 — “Sexual violence, distributed outrage and the visuality of protest in India.”
Invited speaker, Symbolic dimensions of mediated activism in Inter-Asia. The Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania.
Jun 2014 — “Enough is Enough: Sexual violence, distributed outrage and the visuality of protest in India.” Plenary speaker, Media Practices in transformation: Gendering social and political movements. Institute for Media and Communication Studies. Freie University, Berlin.
May 2014 — Plenary Speaker, Scholars Week, Western Washington University, Washington.
Apr 2014 — “Migrant Bodies and the Politics of Recognition.”
Keynote lecture, Globalization: Texts, Performances, Practices—Cross-disciplinary International Conference. Saint Louis University Madrid, Spain.
Feb 2014 — “Condemnation and Condescension: Narrating rape as India’s ruptured modernity.”
Knight Law and Media Program; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University.
Mar 2012 — “Food blogs, nostalgia and the gendered configurations of south Asian culinary publics.” Department of Communication Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Jan 2012 — “Online classicism and transnational pursuits of audible authenticity.”
Global Studies Program and Media and Cultural Studies program, University of California, Riverside.
Aug 2011 — “Digital gurus and diasporic pursuits of audible authenticity.”
Sarojini Naidu School of Communication, University of Hyderabad, India.
Apr 2011 — “Digital gurus, online classicism: Diasporic pursuits of authenticity.”
Yale South Asia Council/ Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Yale University.
Jan 2011 — “Digital gurus, online classicism: Diasporic pursuits of authenticity.”
Digital Diasporas Conference, CRASSH, University of Cambridge.
Jan 2011 — “Violent Entanglements: The transgressive gendered body and global workplaces in India.” Bloomsbury Gender Network seminar for Gender Studies, School for Oriental and Asian Studies, London.
Sep 2010 — “Emergent Publics and the politics of visibility.”
Keynote address at In motion: relations of Media, the Public and Gender, Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Free University of Berlin.
Sep 2010 — “Pathways and Networks: Mediating Migration“.
Keynote address at Nordic seminar on Media and Migration. Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Feb 2010 — “Spaces of exception: The transgressive gendered body and transnational work.”
University of California, Berkeley.