Invited Talks

“Fatphobia and Social Violence”                                                                                                                                                    2019

Emerging Scholars Series, Jefferson Community and Technical College

 

“'Men Don’t Like Saggy Boobs': An Autoethnography of Violent Fatphobia and Capitalism”                                     2018

“Social Constructions of Healthy Bodies: Fatphobia, Feminism, and Dominant Narratives of Thinness,”

Panel Discussion, Arkansas State University

Conference Presentations

"Digital Affective Fantasies: Emotional and Erotic Labor in Online Sex Work"                                                            2020

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Virtual Conference, Paper Presentation (accepted)

 

“Digital Lives and Emotional Labor in Online Sex Work”                                                                                             2019

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, Paper Presentation

 

“Out of Space and Time: A Panel of Trauma, Self-Care, and Experiencing Fatness”                                                    2019

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, Roundtable Participant

 

“Resisting the Whorearchy: Digital Lives and Emotional Labor in Online Sex Work”                                                   2019

Kentucky Gender and Women’s Studies Conference, Lexington, KY, Paper Presentation

 

“The Future is Female: Sex Work and TechoMasculinities in the Affective Economy ”                                                 2019

PCA/ACA National Conference, Washington D.C., Paper Presentation 

 

“Breaking Down Boundaries: Reimagining the Feminist Conference Space in Kentucky”                                            2018

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, Roundtable Participant

 

“Weighing Our Children: The Affective Marketing and Childhood Trauma of Diet Programs”                                    2018

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, Paper Presentation 

 

“Why Have There Been No Great Fat Artists?”                                                                                                            2018

National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, Roundtable Participant

 

“The Future is Female: Masculinities at the Intersection of Sex and Technology in Film"                                            2018

American Men’s Studies Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Paper Presentation 

 

"Nobody makes money off my p*ssy but me: Precarity, Emotional Labor, and Sex Work in The Deuce”                     2018

PCA/ACA National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Paper Presentation 

 

“‘Men Don’t Like Saggy Boobs’: An Autoethnography of Violent Fatphobia in the Family                                         2017

National Women’s Studies Conference, Baltimore, MD, Paper Presentation

 

“Eroticizing Racism: Masculinities and Meta-Voyeurism in Interracial Pornography”                                                   2017

American Men’s Studies Association Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, Paper Presentation

 

"'Flirting is part of my heritage': The Hypersexualization of the Southern Belle, 1980-Present”                                 2016

Southern Feminisms Conference, Arizona State University, Panel Presentation

 

"One Black Man and Three Well-Heeled White Women: An Intersectional Analysis of Southern                                 2016

Femininity in Designing Women” 

PCA/ACA National Conference, Seattle, WA, Paper Presentation

 

“‘When witches don’t fight, we burn:’ Performances of Race and Gender in AHS: Coven”                                         2015

PCA/ACA National Conference, New Orleans, LA, Paper Presentation

 

“A Culture of Thin Beauty: The Negative Consequences of the Creation and Reproduction of Corporeal                  2014

Capital in American Mass Media” 

Sarah Isom Center Student Gender Conference, Oxford, MS, Paper Presentation

 

“‘Women’s Work’ as Freedom in Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe”                             2013

University of Mississippi Graduate Symposium on Women, Work, and Food, Oxford, MS Paper Presentation

 

“Bones, Frogs, and Killers: The Corporeal Oppression of Women in the Patriarchal, Christian South”                        2013

WKU Undergraduate Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY, Paper Presentation