Academic C.V.

Education

2020 - Pres.   Ph.D. in Information, University of Toronto

                      Graduate Specialization in Sexual Diversity Studies, Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
                      Collaborative Specialization in Knowledge Media Design, Knowledge Media Design Institute (KMDI)
                     
Supervised by Dr. Patrick Keilty

 

2019 - 2020   M.A. in Performance Practice as Research, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
                      Master's Thesis: "Intimacy betweenspace/s: Towards a Performance Practice of Digital Intimacy."

                      Graduated with Distinction

2015 - 2019   B.A. in English Language and Literature and Theatre Studies, Western University

Honours, Scholarships, Awards & Research Grants

2020 - Pres.   Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral ($105,000 CAD) - University of Toronto

2022 - 2022   CHDI Critical DH Learning Community Grant, University of Toronto ($2000 CAD)

2019 - 2020   Embassy Postgraduate Scholarship, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (£3500GBP)

2019 GRAD   Western University Gold Medal in Theatre Studies
2019 GRAD   Western University Gold Medal in English Language and Literature

2016 - 2019   Western University Dean's Honour List, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

2018 - 2019   Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and Theatre Studies, Western University ($2000 CAD)
2018 - 2019   William Ferguson Tamblyn Scholarship ($2000 CAD), Western University

2018 - 2019   Earl Arscott Memorial Scholarship, Western University ($350 CAD)

2017 - 2018   Rod McQueen Scholarship in English, Western University ($4000 CAD)

2017 - 2018   Rogers Family Award in Arts, Western University ($2500 CAD)

2017 - 2018   Kay MacIver Memorial Award, Western University ($2000 CAD)

2017 - 2018   Arts and Humanities Students' Council Award, Western University ($1000 CAD)

2015 - 2018   Western University Continuing Admission Scholarship, Western University ($10,000 CAD

Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

2022                  Intson, Camille. "betweenspace/s: Towards a Transmedial Practice of Digital Intimacy." Journal of Literary and                                    Intermedial Crossings, vol. 6, no. 2, 2022, pp. h1-25. View and Download PDF.

2021                  Intson, Camille. "Blindness." International Journal of Performance Art and Digital Media, vol. 18, no. 1, 2021, pp.                                195-196. Get Access.

Curated Publications

2021                  Intson, Camille. "Intimate Audio-Materialities: Reinventing Audio Drama for Community-Engaged Crisis Response                              in Ghost River Theatre’s Sensory Box." Canadian Theatre Review, vol. 188, no. 1, 2021, pp. 95-97. Get Access.

2021                  Intson, Camille. "The Play in the System: The Art of Parasitical Resistance. By Anna Watkins Fisher. Durham, NC:                              Duke University Press, 2020; 304 Pp.; Illustrations. $27.95 Cloth, $27.95 Paper, e-Book Available." TDR: The                                      Drama Review, vol. 65, no. 4, 2021, pp. 186–188. Get Access.
 

Conference Participation

2022                  Iantorno M. and Intson, C. “Lifecycle: A Speculative Fiction on Healthcare Automation.” International Conference                            on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2022) Student Design Competition. March 7-10, 2022. Virtual.

2021                  Intson, Camille. “Betweenspace/s: Towards a Transmedial Practice of Digital Intimacy.” Society for Social Studies                            of Science Annual Meeting (4S). October 6-9, 2021. Virtual.                  

2021                  Iantorno, Matthew., Doggett, O., Intson, C., and Ratto, M. “Motivational Algorithms: Appraising Taxonomies of                                Trust in a Counselling Chatbot.” Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting (4S). October 6-9, 2021.                                  Virtual.                 

2021                  Ratto, M., Intson, C., Iantorno, M., Doggett, O. “Situated Bots: Positioning non-humans within behavioural                                        counselling and care-giving.” Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting (4S). October 6-9, 2021.                                      Virtual.                 

2021                  Bryant, H., Hewa, N., Intson, C., Jacob, A. “Emergent-cy: Critical DH in the Time of COVID.” Association for                                    Computers and the Humanities (ACH). July 21-23, 2021. Virtual.

2021                  Bryant, H., Hewa, N., Intson, C., Jacob, A. “Emergent-cy: Critical DH in the Time of COVID.” Digital Humanities                                Summer Institute (DHSI) Conference and Colloquium. June 7-18, 2021. Virtual.

2021                  Bateman, A., Fahner, C., Intson, C., Navarro, L., Sun, P., Tarnawsky, A. “Research-Creation Methods in                                            Communication: Perspectives from the Field.” Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference.                                June 1-4, 2021. Virtual.

2021                  Iantorno, M., Doggett, O., Intson, C., and Ratto, M. “Motivational Algorithms: Appraising Taxonomies of Trust in a                            Counselling Chatbot.” Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). May 8-13, 2021. Virtual.

2021                  Intson, C. “Intimacy in the X-Reality: Performance Practice as Research in the Wake of COVID-19.” UnDisciplined                            Conference, Queens University. April 24-25, 2021. Virtual.

2021                  Intson, C. “Altered Communities: Digital Intimacy and the Between-Space of Technology.” Communities and                                    Communication International Interdisciplinary Conference and Festival, Staffordshire University. April 24-26, 2021.                            Virtual.

2020                  Intson, C., and Limanówka, E. “Transmitting Between/Spaces: a performative conversation.” International                                        Documentation of Contemporary Dance Education (IDOCDE) TAKING SPACE MAKING PLACE Symposium. July                              21-26, 2020. Virtual.

Research Experience


2021 - Pres.   Research Assistant under Dr. Patrick Keilty (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)

                       Examining digital politics in the sex industries; assisting discrete tasks at the Sexual Representation Collection.

2021 - Pres.   Research Assistant under Dr. Matt Ratto (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)

                       Collaborated with research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on the development of a                                   smoking cessation Motivational Interviewing (MI) chatbot used in behavioural interventions.

2019 - 2020    Postgraduate Research Student (MA Performance Practice as Research, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama)

                       Undertook laboratory exploration of performance practice towards public presentation at the BRINK Festival.

2019 - 2019    Virtual and Augmented Reality Trainee (Let's Learn Digital via Digital Catapult)

                       Masterclass focused on creating and managing immersive technology environments, designing 3D VR x AR scenes.

2018 - 2019    Artist-in-Residence, Studio 2D (TAP Centre for Creativity)

                       8 month residency in performance practice; focused on queer-feminist performance, installation, and mixed media.

Teaching Experience


Guest Lectures

  

Winter 2022  "Performance and the Archive": INF2184H - Archives & Appraisal (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)

Fall 2018        "Introduction to Playwriting": Writing 2520A - WriteNow! Speaker Series (Faculty of Arts, Western University)
Fall 2018        "Cherie Dimaline & Camille Intson": Writing 2520A - WriteNow! Speaker Series (Faculty of Arts, Western University)

Fall 2018        "Dramatic Writing": Writing 1000F/G - The Writer's Studio (Faculty of Arts, Western University)

 

Teaching Assistantships

  

Winter 2022     INF2184H - Appraisal for Records Retention and Archives Acquisition (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)

Summer 2021  INF2311H - Managing Audio-Visual Materials (Faculty of Information, University of Toronto)

Relevant Experience and Positions Held

 

2021 - Pres.   Communications Officer, Sexuality Studies Association (SSA)

2021 - Pres.   DSA Truth and Reconciliation Working Group Rep, University of Toronto Faculty of Information 

2021 - Pres.   Indigenous Solidarity Working Group Member, University of Toronto Faculty of Information

2021               Volunteer at 4S Annual Meeting - Society for Social Studies of Science

2018 - 2019   Student Writer-in-Residence, Western University

2016 - 2019   Program Coordinator at The Public Humanities at Western University

2018 - 2019   Editor-in-Chief of Publications, Western University Arts & Humanities Students' Council

2016 - 2018   Arts & Humanities Faculty Head Soph, Western University Orientation Program

2016 - 2017   Play Coordinator, Western University Arts & Humanities Students' Council