Digital Media

Public Talks and Conferences

Media Appearances

Australian Broadcasting Commission 24 Hour, Live Television, The popularity of competitive weightloss shows in Australia has been rising. ABC News 24, Sydney, ABC News with Ros Childs 25 Aug 2015 2:42 PM.

Invited Speaker

- I was invited to be a panel presenter at the 4th WACCM (Western Australian Communication Culture and Media Association) on "The Future Academic: Networking, Teaching & Doing Research (Exceptionally) Well" at Murdoch University 12 February 2016. Over 60 people attended the event from the four universities in Western Australia

- I was invited to be a guest speaker for Cultural Enquiry Research Group, Ballarat University (Jan/Feb 2012) Research Activity Day. The response from students and staff was overwhelmingly positive.

- I was invited to be a Pre-Conference Workshop Presenter (6 December 2008) on the topic of on The Teaching/Research Nexus and Research Collaboration at the Cultural Studies Association Australasia (CSAA) conference held at Curtin's School of Mines campus Kalgoorlie, WA (6-9 December, 2008)

International/National Conferences, Seminars papers

Conference

Paper presented:

23rd AHSN Australasian Humour Studies Network Annual Conference, “Humour: Here and There; Then and Now”
Federation University Australia, 1-3 February 2017.

Mummery, J & Rodan, D. (2017). Shying from cucumbers: Funny cat videos and the question of anthropocentric humour

Crossroads in Cultural Studies International Conference, University of Sydney, 14-17th December, 2016,

Rodan, D., & Mummery, J (2016). Everyday ethical purchasing: How can multiplatform tools facilitate citizens’ participation towards social change for animal welfare?

Emotions, Media and History: Theory and Practice Symposium, University of Adelaide, 22-23 September, 2016, Adelaide.

Mummery, J & Rodan, D. (2016). Animals Australia and emotional mobilisation through digital and social media campaigning.

The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication, The Art Center Kobe, Kobe Japan, 12-15 November 2015

Mayyada, M & Rodan, D. (2015). Power and silence: Australian media portrayal of Israeli and Palestinian casualties during the Gaza war of 2014.

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference (ANZCA): Rethinking Communication, Space and Identity. University of Canterbury, Queenstown, New Zealand, 8 - 10 July, 2015

Rodan, D., & Mummery, J. (2015). The Conversation: Using digital media to shape public attitudes to animal welfare.

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference (ANZCA): The digital and the social: communication
for inclusion and exchange.Swinburne University, Victoria 9-11 July, 2014.

Uridge, L., Green, L., Rodan, D., Cullen, T. (2014).  A vulnerable community of heart patient’s re/constructs media stories about cardiovascular disease.

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference (ANZCA): The digital and the social: communication
for inclusion and exchange.Swinburne University, Victoria 9-11 July, 2014.

Mummery, J., Rodan, D., Ironside, K., & Nolton, M. (2014). Mediating legal reform: animal law, livestock welfare and public pressure.

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference (ANZCA): The digital and the social: communication
for inclusion and exchange.Swinburne University, Victoria 9-11 July, 2014.

Rodan, D & Mummery, J. (2014). Platforms and Activism: Sharing ‘My Make it Possible Story’ Narratives.

Digital Interventions in Everyday Activity Symposium, Edith
Cowan University, WA. 2-3 December, 2013.

Rodan, D & Mummery, J. (2013). The “Make it Possible” Multi-media Campaign: Articulating a New ‘Everyday’ in Animal Welfare.

Cultural Enquiry Research Seminar, University of Ballarat, July, 2013.

Mummery, J, & Rodan, D. (2013). Activating Sentiment and Giving Voice: Animals Australia’s ‘Make it Possible’ Campaign.

ANZCA conference ‘Global Networks - Global Divides' Conference, Murdoch University, Fremantle. 3-5 July, 2013.

Rodan, D, Mummery, J, Ironside, K & Alexander, L (2013). The communicative act of a mainstream campaign: A discursive analysis of Animals Australia’s “Make it Possible” (2012) campaign.

‘Collaborative Struggle’ Conference, Institute for Social Transformation Research, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. 24-25 September, 2012.

Mummery, J., & Rodan, D. (2012). Blogging in civil Society: The carbon tax debate in Australia.

ANZCA Communicating change and changing communication in the 21st century, The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia, SA. 4-6 July, 2012.

Uridge, L., Rodan, D., & Green, L. (2012). A moderator's dilemma: Munchausen syndrome by internet?

International Telecommunications Society 5th Africa-Asia-Australasia Regional Conference Perth, Western Australia, 13-16 November, 2011.

Rodan, D. & Balnaves, M. (2011). Media Activism’s affect on mobilising political and economic resources: The case of GetUp!,  ACT UP and Libya.

Embodied Knowledges: An interdisciplinary Symposium, ECU Perth, WA. October 19-21st, 2011.

Rodan, D. (2011). Remaking the obese ‘self’ in The Biggest Loser: Couples (Australia).

Communications Policy & Research Forum (CPRF), Teachers Federation, Sydney, NSW,
15-16, November, 2010.

Rodan, D. (2010). Tactics for Mobilizing Participation and Action: GetUp! A case study of communicative spaces.

Cultural attitudes towards technology and communication
(CATaC) The University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
Canada, 15-18 June 2010.

Uridge, L., Rodan, D., and Green, L. (2010) Negotiating conflict and negativity in an online community for recovering heart patients.

Annual Conference of The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), Old Parliament House, Canberra, 7-9 July 2010.

Uridge, L., Rodan, D., and Green, L. (2010). Using nicknames, pseudonyms and avatars on HeartNET: A snapshot of an online health support community.

Annual Conference of The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), Old Parliament House, Canberra, 7-9 July 2010.

Rodan, D. (2010).Technologies of the self: Remaking the obese ‘self’ in The Biggest Loser: Couples (Australia).

Australia Media Traditions Conference, University of Sydney,
23-25 November, 2009.

Rodan, D & Balnaves, M. (2009). Media Activist Websites: The nature of eParticipation Spaces.

1st International Conference on eParticipation, DEXA, Johann Eder, University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 2nd - 4th September, 2009.

Rodan, D & Balnaves, M. (2009). Democracy to Come: Active Forums as Indicator Suites for E-participation and E-governance.

Living Cultures - Contemporary Ethnographies of Culture. The University of Leeds. 30 March, 2009. 

Uridge, L. Green, L & Rodan, D. (2009). Using nicknames, pseudonyms and avatars online: Signing off as myself.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA), Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. 6-9 December, 2008.

Rodan, D & Balnaves, M. (2008). Active forums and participatory cultures.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA), Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. 6-9 December, 2008.

Uridge, L. Rodan, D. & Green, L. (2008).
When virtual and real worlds clash.

VARIO Health Institute, Edith Cowan, Perth. WA, 01-2 December 2008.

Uridge, L., Green, L & Rodan, D. (2008) Enhancing wellness: HeartNET an online interactive community supporting people with cardiovascular disease.

Transforming Information and Learning Conference 2008, Perth, Western Australia. 10-11 October 2008. http://conferences.scis.ecu.edu.au/TILC2008/

Uridge, L, Rodan, D & Green, L. (2008). HeartNET: Moving towards a transformative space?

The New Zealand Discourse Conference AUT University, New Zealand, 6-8 December 2007.

Rodan, D, & Mummery, (2007) Deconstructing Australianness through Letters to the Editor.

CREATEC Research Seminar, ECU, 10 October 2007.

Rodan, D (2007). Sleek, slim, stylish, flat, screens: Place, space and the televisual experience.

Pubtalk Seminar, Murdoch University, WA, 18 October 2007.

Rodan, D (2007). Sleek, slim, stylish, flat, screens: Place, space and the televisual experience.

Media Change and Social Theory Conference, University of Manchester and Centre for Media, Culture and History, New York University, Oxford, UK, 6-8 September, 2006.

Rodan, D, & Mummery, J. (2006). Being Australian and the problem of detainees: Petro Georgiou and inclusivity,

Internationalising Media Studies: Imperatives and impediments. University of Westminster, London, 15-16 September, 2006.

Rodan, D, (2006). Merchandising Desperate Housewives: Further popularising of a Western global post-feminism.

Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference. Canberra University, 6-8 December, 2006.

Rodan, D, & Mummery, J. (2006). Discursive un-Australia: Refugees and the exclusivity of being Australian.

Philosophy National Colloquium, Murdoch University, 28 November, 2006.

Brewer, C, Lebeck, P, O'Mahoney, L, Rodan, D, Routley, J, Schwaiger, L, Shaw, G, & Trees, T. (2006). Conversion Of The Self: Turning To Philosophy As An Activity To Think The Self.

Identity Matters/Shimmering Horizons. Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK. 29 June- 01 July 2005.

Rodan, D & Lange, C.(2005). Un(like) Me: Representations of Afghan refugees on Australian television programmes.

Cultural Studies Association Australasia annual conference: Everyday Transformations: The Twenty-First Century Quotidian Perth, Western Australia, 9-11 December, 2004.

Rodan, D, & Mummery, J. (2004). Discursive Australia: the articulation of refugees in the Australian public sphere.

Mobile Boundaries/Rigid Worlds: The Contemporary Paradox, Centre for Social Inclusion, Macquarie University, Sydney, 27-28 September, 2004.

Rodan, D, & Mummery, J. (2004). Discursive Australia: Public discussion of refugees in the early 21st century.

Cultural Studies Association Australasia Conference Christchurch, New Zealand, 06-8 December 2003.

Rodan, D, & Toye, C. (2003). Constituting Identity of Older People in Retirement Village Advertising: Western Australia a Case Study.

International Federation on Ageing 6th Global Conference: Maturity Matters Perth, WA. October, 2002.

Baldock, C., Bowden, P., Harris, T., Rodan, D & Trees, K. (2002). Creating Age Friendly Communities.

International Federation on Ageing 6th Global Conference: Maturity Matters Perth, WA. October, 2002.

Lebeck, P, Rodan, D., & Schwaiger, L. (2002). Ageing and the Arts: Rereading the Body in Decline.

Crossroads in Cultural Studies Fourth International Conference,
Tampere, Finland. July, 2002.

Rodan, D, & Mummery. (2002). Different Understandings of Democracy in the Sept 11 and the Tampa Event: Protection of ‘our way of life’ versus Global Humanitarianism’.

Researching Women Conference, Centre for Research for Women, Curtin. University, Perth.

Rodan, D, (2001). Reading Postcolonial/Feminist: liberalism and femininity in the film East is East.

Annual Conference of The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), Edith Cowan University, Perth. 2001.

Rodan, D, Baldock, C., Bowden, P., Harris, T., & Trees, K. (2001). Discoursing Age: Defining Traces of ‘Positive Ageing’.

Australian Women’s Studies Association Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney. January, 2001.

Rodan, D, (2001). Deconstructing the Identity of ‘Women’ in the film East is East.

The International Foundation for Androgynous Studies Symposium, University of Western Australia, 2001.

Rodan, D, (2001). Deconstructing ‘Sameness’ and ‘Difference’ in Theories of Identity.

Refiguring Postcoloniality Beyond Literature Colloquium.
Murdoch University, February, 2000.

Rodan, D, (2000). Deconstructing Identities: the Social and Historical Context of Sammy and Rosie Get Laid.