Upcoming Events

"Modeling Resistance: Indigenous Algorithmic Bodies and Settler Digitality." Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA). Hamilton, NZ. June 26, 2019.

Past Events​

Invited Lectures

 

“The Visual Rhetoric of Indigenous Environmental Stewardship.” KU Powwow and Indigenous Culture Festival. April 1, 2017.

 

“Indigenous Activism + New Media.” A(R/C)T: Art and Activism. Free State Festival. Lawrence, KS. June 22, 2016.

 

“Indigenous Tactics: Decolonizing Participatory and Enactive Media.” Graceland University. Lamoni, IA. March 24, 2016.

Campus Talks

 

“Narrative Game Mechanics in 2D Gamespace.” Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities: Digital Humanities Forum 2017. September 28, 2017.

 

“Teaching Tactics: Indigenous Activism and Civically-Engaged Methods in the Classroom.” Center for Civic and Social Responsibility: The Big Share. March 15, 2017.

 

“Indigenous Activist Media and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).” KU Libraries Teach-In. December 1, 2016.

 

“Critical Protocols in Indigenous Game Design.” Hall Center for the Humanities Seminar Series: Digital Humanities. November 21, 2016.

 

“Native Tactical Cartography at the Borders of Settler Cyberspace.” Hall Center for the Humanities Seminar Series: Place, Race, and Space. November 14, 2016.

 

“Activist Responses to Violence Against Indigenous Women.” Trans/forming Activist Media in the Americas. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. October 27, 2016.

 

“Indigenous Environmental Sovereignty and Corporate Energy Development.” Trans/forming Activist Media in the Americas. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. October 26, 2016.

 

“Indigenous Tactical Media.” Red Hot Research: Political Engagement. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. April 29, 2016.

 

“New Medicine: Convergences in Indigenous Activist Media.” FMS Colloquium Series. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. September 22, 2015.

Conference Papers (selected)

 

"Low Poly, Low Rez: Digital Animation and Cultural “Resolution” in Indigenous Game-Based Media." Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS). Seattle, WA. March 13-17, 2019.

"Indigenous Computational Bodies and Settler-Colonial Violence." Digital Frontiers. Lawrence, KS. October 5, 2018.

“Indigenous vs. Administrative Memory in Native Documentary Animation.” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA). Los Angeles, CA. May 17-19, 2018.

 

“Hybrid Documentary Aesthetics in Indigenous Animation and Videogames.” Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS). Toronto, CA. March 14-18, 2018.

 

“Ecological Protocols and/in Critical Gamespace.” International Digital Media Arts Association (iDMAa). Washington, D.C. October 6, 2017.

 

“Critical Game Mechanics and Environmental Reclamation in Indigenous Procedural Media.” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA). Vancouver, BC. June 22-24, 2017.

 

“Memefication and Ethnography in Native Digital Art.” International Digital Media and Arts Association (iDMAa). Winona, MN. October 5-8, 2016.

 

“‘Going to the Water’: Counterflows in Indigenous Activist Media and Environment.” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA). Honolulu, HI. May 18-22, 2016.

 

“Tracking the Undead Indian: Indigenous Truancy and Bureaucratic Surveillance.” Modern Language Association (MLA). Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

 

“Consuming the Wiindigoo: Bureaucracy and Hunger in Native Media.” Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA). Washington, DC. June 4-6, 2015.

 

“Indian Agencies: Native Literary Activism and the Figure of the Truant.” Native American Literature Symposium (NALS). Albuquerque, NM. March 12-14, 2015.

Contact

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Tel: 214.641.0490 // Email: j.d.miner@ku.edu

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