Doctoral Student Tisha Dejmanee
Doctoral Student Tisha Dejmanee

Meet Tisha Dejmanee

Name: Tisha Dejmanee

Year: Fifth, All But Dissertation

Hometown: Sydney, Australia

Undergraduate/Graduate Institutions: University of New South Wales, University of Sydney

Research Area: Gender and Digital Media

Dissertation Topic: Performing Femininity and Feminist Resistance on Food Blogs

Peer Reviewed Journals:

Rhode, F. and Dejmanee, T. (2016). Effeminate Speech on New Media: @HillaryClinton’s Public Intimacy through Relational Labor. International Journal of Communication, 10, 486-507.

Dejmanee, T. (2015). ‘Food Porn’ as Postfeminist Play: Digital Femininity and the Female Body on Food Blogs. Television and New Media. [Online First, Print Version Forthcoming]

Dejmanee, T. (2015). Consumption in the City: The Turn to Interiority in Contemporary Postfeminist Television. European Journal of Cultural Studies. [Online First, Print Version Forthcoming]

Dejmanee, T. (2015). Nursing at the Screen: Post-feminist Daughters and Demonized Mothers on Toddlers and Tiaras. Feminist Media Studies, 15 (3), 460-473.

Dejmanee, T. (2013). Bodies of Technology: Performative Flesh, Pleasure and Subversion in Cyberspace. Gender Questions, 1(1), 3-17.

Dejmanee, T. (2013). The Burdens of Caring: A Postfeminist Perspective on PETA’s Animal Protection Campaigns. Australian Feminist Studies, 28(77), 311-322.

Book Reviews:

Dejmanee, T. (2013). Locating Television: Zones of Consumptions, Graeme Turner & Anna Cristina Pertierra. Media International Australia, 149, 199.

Dejmanee, T. (2013). Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America, George Lopez. Social Identities, 19(2), 273-274.

Dejmanee, T. (2013). Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century, Kyla Wazana Tompkins. Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, 9(1).

Dejmanee, T. (2012). Carnal Resonance: Affect and Online Pornography, Susanna Paasonen. Media International Australia, 143, 179-180.

Blog Posts:

Dejmanee, T. (2015, May 27). DIY Femininity: Food Blogs and the Labour of Intimacy, New Criticals. [Blog Post]. Retrieved from http://www.newcriticals.com/diy-femininity-food-blogs-and-the-labour-of-intimacy

Dejmanee, T. (2013, October 11). Work/Life Balance as Women’s Labour, Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins. [Blog Post]. Retrieved from http://henryjenkins.org/2013/10/worklife-balance-as-womens-labor.html

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations:

Rhode, F. & Dejmanee, T. (2016, June). Effeminate Speech on New Media: @HillaryClinton’s Public Intimacy through Relational Labor. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Communication Association, Fukuoka, Japan. [Forthcoming].

Dejmanee, T. (2015, November). From Fashion to Food: Postfeminist Consumption and Interiority on Girls and The Mindy Project. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dejmanee, T. (2015, June). Consuming Intimacies: Postfeminist Labour on Food Blogs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Console-ing Passions, Dublin, Ireland.

Dejmanee, T. (2015, November). Hunger Hurts: Food Blogging and ‘Austerity Celebrity.’ Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Women’s Studies Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Dejmanee, T. (2015, May). Consumption in the City: The Turn to Interiority in Contemporary Postfeminist Television. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dejmanee, T. (2015, March). Powerful or Unruly?: The Ambivalence of Postfeminist Bodies Across Media Platforms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Montreal, Canada.

Dejmanee, T. (2014, November). Performing Regional Femininity: Postfeminism on the Food Network. Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Women’s Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Wang, C. & Dejmanee, T. (2014, May). ‘I’ve Changed’: The Authority of Medical Discourse in the Debate Between Conversion Therapy and the Gay Rights Movement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Gender, Bodies, Technology, Roanoke, VA.

Dejmanee, T. (2014, April). Work-life Balance as Women’s Labour: Popular and Public Discourse on ‘Having It All.’ Paper presented at the annual meeting of Console-ing Passions, Columbia, MO.

Dejmanee, T. (2014, March). Branding Regional Femininity: The Domestication of Postfeminist Personalities on the Food Network. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Seattle, WA

Dejmanee, T. (2014, February). Pleasure and Politics: Postfeminism and Girlie Culture on Food Blogs. Paper presented at the annual Thinking Gender. Los Angeles, CA.

Dejmanee, T. (2013, November). The Burden of Caring: A Postfeminist Perspective on PETA’s Animal Protection Campaigns. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Washington DC.

Dejmanee, T. (2013, June). We Are What We Eat: Finding Femininity Through Food Narratives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, London, United Kingdom.

Dejmanee, T. (2013, March). Nursing at the Screen: Postfeminist Daughters and Demonized Mothers on Toddlers and Tiaras. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL.

Dejmanee, T. (2012, November). Consumption, Appetite and the Online Body: The Embodied Female Narrative of Food Blogs. Feminism Unbound: Imagining a Feminist Future. Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Women’s Studies Association, Oakland, CA.

Dejmanee, T. (2012, July). Voices in the Kitchen: Autobiographies of Women in Online Food Blogs. Framing Lives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of International Auto/Biography Association, Canberra, Australia.

Dejmanee, T. (2012, July). Online Presentation Of Self: Political Identities and Media Events On Twitter. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Australia and New Zealand Communication Association, Adelaide, Australia.

Dejmanee, T. (2012, April). The Performative Body and its Pleasures in Cyberspace. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of Gender, Bodies and Technology, Roanoke, VA.

Student Research Groups: DIAGRAM Research Group; Annenberg Innovation Lab; ACGSA (Annenberg Communication Graduate Student Association); USC Visions & Voices Committee

Website: https://usc.academia.edu/TishaDejmanee

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