Curriculum Vitae

Melissa Rogers (mrogers6[at]umd.edu)

EDUCATION

University of Maryland, College Park

Doctor of Philosophy in Women’s Studies, expected 2016

Master of Arts in Women’s Studies, May 2014

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts in English; Writing, Honors, and Distinction Track with a Minor in Women’s Studies; Valedictorian, 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, 2010

HONORS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND AWARDS

Center for Literary and Comparative Studies Programming Grant, workshop series “Multimodal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Technology in the Classroom” with Jarah Moesch, Michelé Prince, and Cameron Mozafari, Department of English, UMD, 2014.

College of Arts and Humanities Graduate Student Travel Award for the annual meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, 2014.

Summer Research Fellowship, the Graduate School, UMD, 2014.

Speaker Honorarium, Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington, D.C., 2013.

National Women’s Studies Association travel grant, 2013.

Women’s Studies departmental travel grant to the annual meeting of the CSA, 2013 and 2014.

Graduate Scholarship for the Digital Humanities Winter Institute, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, 2012.

Programming grant for the People of Color Zine Project panel sponsored by Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, English, American Studies, the Information & Policy Access Center, Digital Cultures and Creativity, 2012.

Programming grant for the Women’s Studies Multimedia Studio’s Pop-Up Zine Library, sponsored by the Curriculum Transformation Project, 2012.

Ronald E. McNair Graduate Fellowship, the Graduate School, UMD, 2011-2012.

Graduate Student summer funding, the Graduate School, UMD, 2011.

Fellowship in Women’s Studies, UMD, 2010-2011.

PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

“Multimodal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Storytelling with Technology,” with the Multimodal Working Group. April 2015.

“Queerly Crafted Worlds: Speculative Feminist Materialism,” D.C. Queer Studies Symposium VIII: Queer Speculations, College Park, MD, April 2015.

“Archival Time Machine: Queer Cultural Production and Ephemeral Worlding” with Jenna Brager, Elle Perez, and Dee Wndsm, American Studies Association, Los Angeles, CA, November 2014.

Organizer, Pop-Up Makerspace in the Women’s Studies Multimedia Studio, Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, August 2014.

“A Media Ecologies Approach to Feminist Pedagogy: DIY Cultural Production in and beyond the Women’s Studies Classroom,” Cultural Studies Association, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2014.

Organizer and event coordinator, Pop-Up Makerspace, Media Interventions working group, CSA, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2014.

“Queer Feminist Friendship: Practicing Intimacy and Critical-Creative Collaboration,” D.C. Queer Studies Symposium VII: Queer Intimacies, College Park, MD, April 2014.

Zine Workshop, “Telling Your Story,” Women’s Leadership Institute Retreat, Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League, 4-H Conference Center, MD, April 2014.

“Embodying Sound: Performances of Queer and Raced Expectations” workshop with Jarah Moesch, Michelé Prince, and Cameron Mozafari, SoundPlus Conference, Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park, March 2014.

“Interactive Textiles” workshop series on wearable technology, soft circuits, and physical computing for the Living Learning Honors College Design Cultures and Creativity, University of Maryland, College Park, February-April 2014.

“Visualizing Schneemann,” with Dr. Michelle Moravec, American Art History and Digital Scholarship: New Avenues of Exploration, Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington, D.C., November 2013.

“Intimacy, Identity, and Authenticity in Autobiographical Zines: Telling Personal Stories, Archiving Collective Worlds,” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH, November 2013.

“Multimedia Machinations: Feminist Pedagogy, Do-It-Yourself Praxis, and the Story of a Secondhand Zine Machine,” Media Interventions working group, CSA, Chicago, IL, May 2013.

Moderator, “Contesting the Management Paradigm,” D.C. Queer Studies Symposium VI: Debilitating Queerness, College Park, MD, April 2013.

“Digitizing Zines: tensions between Digital Desires and Cultural Ideals,” with Daniela Capistrano and Jenna Freedman, THATCamp Feminisms East, Barnard Center for Research on Women, NY, March 2013.

“Public Displays of Affection: Digital Zine Archives and the Labor of Love,” Personal Digital Archiving Conference, College Park, MD, February 2013.

Co-organizer, “Beyond ‘Meet Me at the Race Riot’: People of Color in Zines from 1990-Today,” with Sine Hwang Jensen and the POC Zine Project, Women’s Studies Multimedia Studio, UMD, October 2012.

“Do-It-Yrself Utopias: Zine Networks and Radical Queer Visions of Social Change,” D.C. Queer Studies Symposium V: Delany at 70, College Park, MD, April 2012.

Co-organizer, Pop-Up Zine Library and workshop with Jenna Brager, Women’s Studies Multimedia Studio, UMD, April 2012.

“Queer (Space)Time Machine: Wormholes in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home,” The Fourth Annual D.C. Queer Studies Symposium, College Park, MD, April 2011.

PUBLICATIONS

“Make(r) Space, Making Space: A Media Ecology in Two Parts,” Lateral 3: Ecologies, Spring 2014.

TEACHING, RESEARCH, AND OTHER EXPERIENCE

Instructor, GWST 485: Sexuality and Queer Theory, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Spring 2015.

Graduate teaching assistant, ENGL 379C: Literature and Film of the Civil Rights Movement, Fall 2014.

Sound production manager, “Placeholders” performance with Sharon Mansur and Ronit Eisenbach, Fall 2014.

Artist’s assistant to Jarah Moesch, “The J-4000” at Area 405, Summer 2014.

Graduate teaching assistant, WMST 200: Women and Society, University of Maryland, College Park, Spring 2015.

Graduate assistant, Women’s Studies Multimedia Studio, University of Maryland, College Park, Spring 2013-Fall 2014.

Instructor, WMST 250: Women, Art, and Culture, University of Maryland, College Park, Fall 2012-Spring 2014.

Graduate teaching assistant, WMST 298: Women’s Bodies in Contention, University of Maryland, College Park, Fall 2011.

Intern, Department of Fellowships and Grants, American Association of University Women, Washington, D.C., Summer 2011.

Research assistant to Dr. Tara Rodgers, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Spring 2011.

Intern, Editorial Department, Marvel Comics, New York, N.Y., Summer 2009.

SERVICE, LEADERSHIP, AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Contemporary Art Purchasing Program, Adele H. Stamp Student Union Gallery, UMD, Fall 2014-present.

Secretary, Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association, UMD, Fall 2014-present.

Writing Fellow, the Graduate School, UMD, Spring 2014-Fall 2014.

Design collective member and peer reviewer for Lateral, the journal of the Cultural Studies Association, Issue 3, Spring 2014.

American Studies Association, Spring 2014-present.

Editorial Board member for Powerlines, an interdisciplinary online journal of American Studies, Fall 2013-present.

Cultural Studies Association, Spring 2013-present.

President, Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association, UMD, Spring 2013-Spring 2014

Member, Fembot Collective, Spring 2013-present.

National Women’s Studies Association, Fall 2012-present.

SYLLABI AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 

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