Public Presentations

Invited Talks

  • (2018). “Media: In the Mood for Modes,” For Whom Media Matter III, McLuhan Center, Toronto.

  • (2018). “Camera Obscura Outside Its Place,” Toronto Film & Media Seminar, TIFF Bell Lighthbox, Toronto.

  • (2015). “State of Exception Cities: 2013 Boston and Istanbul”, Archipelago [audio podcast].

  • (2014). “Communauté, sociétés et autres mondes partagés,” School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa.

Conferences Presentations & Organizations

  • [Forthcoming 2019]. “Imaginer le collectif littéraire : Examen du trait iconographique chez Tiqqun et le Comité invisible,” La littérature contemporaine au collectif, November 21-22, Université de Sherbrooke à Longueuil, Montréal.

  • [Forthcoming 2019]. “Éléments de définition d’une posture cannibale au féminin chez Nicole Caligaris et Maryse Condé,” co-presentation with Marie-Hélène Larochelle, Colloque annuel de l’APFUCC Monstruosité(s) du réel dans le roman des femmes, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

  • (2019). “Mécrire le monde. Littérature trébuchante chez Philippe Muray,” Les sources de la violence. Mesures de la cruauté et de la méchanceté dans le discours littéraire, May 19-20, Ryerson University & University of Toronto, Toronto.

  • (2019, organizing committee). Les sources de la violence. Mesures de la cruauté et de la méchanceté dans le discours littéraire, May 19-20, Ryerson University & University of Toronto, Toronto.

  • (2019, organizing committee). It’s Alive! Film/Form/Life, 4th Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference, May 17-18, Toronto.

  • (2019, event organizer). Public Lecture by Adam Kotsko: “Neoliberalism’s Demons,” April 26, Ryerson University, Toronto.

  • (2019). “Unfashionable Literature for Disjointed Times: The Work of Philippe Muray,” Centre for Comparative Literature’s 29th Annual Conference: Timepieces, March 29-30, University of Toronto, Toronto.

  • (2019, organizing committee). Biopolitics: In Many Ways, Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, February 16, Ryerson University, Toronto.

  • (2019, event organizer). Public Lecture by Elettra Stimilli: “Debt: A Political Philosophical Issue,” January 16, Ryerson University, Toronto.

  • (2018). “A haunting mediation: from incommunicability to untranslatability,” 6th Derrida Today Conference, May 23-26, Concordia University, Montreal.

  • (2018). “Space Out of Joint: Toward a Theory of Revenant Media”, Thinking Space, 3rd Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference, May 11-12, Toronto, Ontario.

  • (2018, organizing committee). Thinking Space, 3rd Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference, May 11-12, Toronto.

  • (2017). “On Truth As A Moment Of The False. The Camera Obscura’s Ēthos”, 2017 World Picture Conference, November 10-11, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

  • (2017). “Mediating Heidegger: ēthos as space creation”, Heidegger: Dwelling, Thinking, and the Ethical Life, October 27-29, Centre for Advanced Research in European Philosophy, King’s University College, London, Ontario.

  • (2017). “Towards a Co-ontology of Media”, Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference, May 30-June 2, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario.

  • (2017). “Mediation as spacing: defiling authenticity”, Authentic Artifice, 3rd International Colloquium – International Society for Intermedial Studies, May 18-20, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec.

  • (2017). “Lucus a non lucendo: Patricio Guzmán’s Nostalgia for the Light”, Love and Death, 2nd Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference, May 12-13, Toronto, Ontario.

  • (2017). “L’hystérèse médiatique chez David Foster Wallace”, L’invention littéraire des médias. Du daguerréotype aux tablettes numériques, international conference, April 27-29, Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, Quebec.

  • (2017). “Between purification and communication: genealogy of the city as a site of tension”, Toxic/cities, 19th Annual Graduate Student Conference, March 2-4, Western University, London, Ontario.

  • (2016). “En commun: intraduisible, incommunicable”, International Conference On Language and Culture Contact, Center for Research on Language and Culture Contact (CRLCC), Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

  • (2016, panel organizer). “Translating Communication”, International Conference On Language and Culture Contact, Center for Research on Language and Culture Contact (CRLCC), Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

  • (2016, organizing committee). International Conference On Language and Culture Contact, Center for Research on Language and Culture Contact (CRLCC), Glendon College, York University, Toronto.

  • (2016, co-director) Cinéma et médias. Identités transitives, deuxième colloque doctoral du GRAFICS, Université de Montréal, Montréal.

  • (2016) “Global Civil War: A Primer”, Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, Villanova University, Villanova.

  • (2016). “Gilbert Simondon and the psychosocial reality of cinema”, Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy, York University, Toronto.

  • (2016). “Penser entre l’identité humaine et le microbiome: une perspective médiatique”, co-presentation with Sarah Choukah, 84e du Congrès de l’Acfas, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal.

  • (2015). “Unworking biopolitics: an unqualified form of life-in-common”, The 29th Annual Conference of Society of Science, Literature and the Arts (SLSA), Rice University, Houston.

  • (2015). “Une ontologie médiatique à l’oeuvre dans la pensée de Gilbert Simondon”, Conference of the Canadian Communication Association (CCA), University of Ottawa, Ottawa.

  • (2015). “L’intime en commun. L’événement fragile du politique”, International Conference: être | intime | politique, Jean-Luc Nancy, University of Athens, Athens.

  • (2015). “La partie sans le tout : note sur la participation désœuvrante”, Colloque du doctorat conjoint en communication, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal.

  • (2014). “From the Middle to the Milieu: The Medium as a Coexistential Problem”, The Fifteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, Ryerson University, Toronto.

  • (2013). “Nature humaine et vie en commun : problématisation d’un idéal”, Troisième colloque interdisciplinaire sur la nature humaine, Université de Montréal, Montréal.

  • (2012). “Getting Lost Together. Reflexion On A Damaged Community”, Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, Waterloo.

  • (2010). “The Loser and Us: Living Together in the Age of Excommunication”, The Eleventh Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, University of Maine, Orono.

  • (2006). “Bartleby, loose subject”, 74e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), McGill University, Montreal.

  • (2005). “L’éthique du joueur d’échecs: l’étudiant et le pouvoir”, L’échiquier du présent: généalogie de la biopolitique, Université de Montréal, Montreal.

  • (2005, organizing committee). “L’éthique du joueur d’échecs: l’étudiant et le pouvoir”, L’échiquier du présent: généalogie de la biopolitique, Université de Montréal, Montreal.

  • (2005). “Devenir liminal dans Vendredi ou les Limbes du Pacifique de Michel Tournier”, 73e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi.

  • (2004). “Problématisation du phénomène blockbuster”, 72e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal.

  • (2001). “Les blockbusters ont la parole”, 69e Congrès de l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), l’Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke.