Selected Invited Lectures

“Big Brother as Cute Cat” Talk given at Technologies Out of Control? Israeli Open University Symposium, 6/9/17, Ra’anana. Watch video (Hebrew).

“War is Peace, Ignorance is Strength, Dystopia is Utopia: from the Big Brother to the Cute Cat”. Talk given at Don Ihde’s Hebrew translation book launch of Postphenomenology and Technoscience, Tel Aviv University, 10 January 2017.

“Anti Life as Life in the Posthuman Era”. Talk given at the Heads of Schools Forum in the Humanities, Tel Aviv University, 28 December 2016. Watch (Hebrew).

“Living as information in the media: New Media as Posthuman spaces”. Lecture given at the Digital Media and CMC Program in University of Lower Silesia in Wroclaw, Poland, 10 October 2016. Watch video.

“Cyborgs: between divinity and disability” HIT graduate program colloquium, 10 November 2015. Watch (Hebrew)

“Captcha, Fakatsa and Memes: A Turing Test of the Digital Discourse”, given both at Tel Aviv University’s Science Night Fair activities and ICON Festival for Fantasy, Imagination and the Future, October 2012. Watch the Icon presentation video (HEB).

“Do Not Feed The Trolls! Countering the Discourse Patterns of Online Harassment”, Department of Anthropology, Vienna University, 22 June 2011.

“Free Hugs, Flashmobs and Smart Mobbing: Utilizing Meme Power for Social Action”, The Institute of Theater, Cinema and Media Studies, Vienna University, 21 June 2011.

“The Discourse Patterns of Online Harassment and Abuse”, Haifa Center for Law and Technology, University of Haifa, 12 May 2011. Watch video in Hebrew.

“Ethnography of the Fakatsa: Identity, Stereotype and Simulacra”, Critical Network Society Seminar, 4 May 2010, Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University. Watch video (Hebrew).

“Bloggers as Early Adopters of Public Opinion: Ethnography of Influencing Networked Publics”, Internet Research Group graduate lecture series, Department of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Vienna, February 4th, 2010.

“Performing the Mundane: Gender, Language and Play in Blogs of Israeli teenage girls”, iSchool Research Conversation, University of Washington in Seattle, October 5th, 2009.

“Lessons from Three Third World Women’s Web Encounter Stories” (Virtual Presentation via YouTube-in Hebrew), A Website of Her Own: The Internet as a Platform for a Feminist Revolution, Israeli Association for Feminist and Gender Studies, 14 June 2009, Bar Ilan University.

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