CAMILLE INTSON
ACADEMIC CV

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EDUCATION
 
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information — 2020-present
Collaborative Specialization in Sexual Diversity Studies 
Collaborative Specialization in Knowledge Media Design

University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Master of Arts (M.A.) (with Distinction) — 2019-20
Master of Arts in Performance Practice as Research

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - London, England

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Honours) (Western Scholars) — 2015-19
Honours Specialization in English Language & Literature
Honours Major in Theatre Studies

Western University - London, Ontario, Canada

HONOURS AND AWARDS
 
Academic - Postgraduate
University of Toronto (St. George) - Toronto, Ontario
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - London, England

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral, 2020-2023.

Dean's Entrance Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2020.
Embassy Postgraduate Scholarship, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2019.

Academic - Undergraduate
Western University - London, Ontario


Western University Gold Medal in English Language and Literature, 2019.
Western University Gold Medal in Theatre Studies, 2019.
Western University Dean's Honour List, 2015-2019.
Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and Theatre Studies, 2018.

William Ferguson Tamblyn Scholarship, Western University, 2018.
Earl Arscott Memorial Scholarship, Western University, 2018.
Rod McQueen Scholarship in English, Western University, 2017-2018.
Rogers Family Award in Arts, Western University, 2017.
Kay McIver Memorial Award, Western University, 2017.

Timothy Findley Memorial Scholarship, Western University, 2017.
Arts and Humanities Students' Council Award, Western University, 2017.
Western University Continuing Admission Scholarship, 2015-2019.


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant (09/2021 - Present)
Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
  • Working under Dr. Patrick Keilty’s “Pleasurable Data” SSHRC Insight Grant
  • ​Examining digital politics in the sex industries; assisting discrete tasks at the Sexual Representation Collection
Research Assistant (09/2020 - 08/2021)
Faculty of Information, University of Toronto
  • Worked under Dr. Matt Ratto, Bell University Labs Chair
  •  Collaborated with researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) on the development of a smoking cessation Motivational Interviewing (MI) chatbot used in behavioural interventions
Postgraduate Research Student (09/2019 - 09/2020)
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
  • Engaged with a diverse, thriving community of practitioner-researchers working at the edge of their specialisms in the city of London, England
Virtual and Augmented Reality Trainee (11/2019)
Let’s Learn Digital via Digital Catapult London (United Kingdom)
  • Instructed in the history, fundamental aspects, and creative possibilities of VR and AR
  • Focused on creating and managing immersive technology environments, designing 3D scenes
Artist-in-Residence, Studio 2D (09/2018 - 04/2019)
TAP Centre for Creativity, London, Canada
  • Undertook performance research in an 8-month residency, cumulating in a multidisciplinary public presentation
  • Focused on queer-feminist performance, installation, and mixed media praxis
 
PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles
Intson. C. (2021) "Betweenspace/s: Towards a Transmedial Practice of Digital Intimacy." Forthcoming in the Journal for Literary and Intermedial Crossings (JLIC).

Intson. C. (2021) "Blindness." Forthcoming in the International Journal of Performance Art and Digital Media (IJPADM).
 
Other Publications
 
Intson, C. (2021) "Intimate Audio-Materialities: Reinventing Audio Drama for Community-Engaged Crisis Response in Ghost River Theatre's Sensory Box." Forthcoming in Canadian Theatre Review (CTR), University of Toronto Press.
Intson, C. (2021) "The Play in the System." [Book review of The Play in the System by Anna Watkins Fisher.] Forthcoming in TDR: The Drama Review.

 
CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

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

Iantorno, M., 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.
 
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.

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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

INVITED TALKS & LECTURES

"Becoming A Writer." WordsFest London Canada, Museum London (online), 2020.
"Objects." Unscripted Speaker Series, TAP Centre for Creativity, 2019.
"London Writers Today." WordsFest London Canada, Museum London, 2018.

"Playwriting." Writing 2520A, Western University, 2018.
Keynote Presentation. The Coterie Annual Poetry Slam, Western University, 2018.
"Cherie Dimaline & Camille Intson." WriteNow! Speaker Series, Western University, 2018.
"Scriptwriting." Theatre Western, Western University, 2017.
"The Politics of Sound." Newmarket National Play Festival, 2017.


 
ACADEMIC VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
 
  • Communications Officer, Sexuality Studies Association (2021-22)
  • Truth and Reconciliation Working Group Representative, University of Toronto Doctoral Students Association (2021-22)
  • Indigenous Solidarity Working Group Member, University of Toronto Doctoral Students Association (2021-22)
  • ​"Emergent-cy: DH in the time of COVID-19" Reading Group Member, McLuhan Centre, University of Toronto (2020-22)
  • Volunteer, Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting (4S) (2021)
 
 
WORK EXPERIENCE

Academic & Creative Work Experience

Founder, Artistic Director, Creative Producer, Pantheon Projects, 2018-present.
Co-Founding Artistic Director, ArtLaunch Theatre Company, 2017-present.
Student Writer-in-Residence, Western University, 2018-2019.

Program Coordinator, The Public Humanities at Western University, 2016-2019.
Editor-in-Chief of Publications, Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Western University, 2018-2019.

Arts & Humanities Head Soph, Western University Orientation Program, 2017.

Non-Academic Work Experience 

Ghostwriter, Content Refined, 2020-2021.
Editor, Watch Your Head Anthology, 2020.

Wedding Ceremony Coordinator, Royal Botanical Gardens, 2019.
Sales & Marketing Team Member, London Property Corporation, 2018-2019.
Educational Tour Leader, Brightspark Canada, 2017-2018.
Sales Associate, Filthy Rebena Vintage, 2017-2018.
Associate Dramatic Arts Instructor, Theatre Ancaster, 2015-2016.