Patrick Keilty

Member Since June 11, 2012

Patrick Keilty is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. He works at the intersection of media studies, technology studies, and information studies. His primary teaching and research field is new media studies, with a particular focus on digital theory, visual culture, new media art, gender, sexuality, and critical theory. He is co-editor of Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader (2013). His SSHRC-funded research has or will have been published in Scholar & Feminist Online, The Information Society, Knowledge Organization, Library Trends, Proceedings of ASIS&T, and Proceedings of the iConference. He recently presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies; Society for Literature, Science and the Arts; Contours of Algorithmic Life; Women and Technology Conference; Congress on Research in Dance; and the American Society for Information Science & Technology. He has been invited to give talks at the National University of Singapore, Temple University, York University, and OCAD. He has written on topics as varied as embodiment and technology, algorithmic display, the history of information retrieval, technological transformations of gendered labor, women in computing, design and experience, compulsion and control, metadata and the creation of fetishistic networks, new forms of sexual nomenclature as taxonomies for navigating pornographic databases, and feminist and queer new media and technoscience issues generally.