1 CURRICULUM VITAE Katie King (Katherine R.

King) Brief version, May 2013 Katie King, Professor, Women's Studies Department and Program EDUCATION University of California, Santa Cruz, 1987 Ph.D., Program in the History of Consciousness (with special attention to Feminist Theory) * Dissertation: "Canons Without Innocence: Academic Practices and Feminist Practices Making the Poem in the Work of Emily Dickinson and Audre Lorde" (director: Donna Haraway) University of Chicago, 1975-1978 doctoral program, Committee on Social Thought (with special attention to Classical and Medieval Studies) University of California, Santa Cruz, 1975 B.A., Literature and Anthropology (with special attention to Ancient Greek and Medieval Literature, Anthropology of Southeast Asia, and Cybernetics) EMPLOYMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION Professor, 2012 –, Women's Studies, University of Maryland, College Park Associate Professor, 1993-2012 Assistant Professor, 1987-1993 Instructor, 1986-1987 Mellon Fellow, 1988-90, Women's Studies, Cornell University Visiting Lecturer, Spring, 1986, History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz Associate in Women's Studies, Summer, 1984 and 1985, UCSC; Visiting Lecturer, Winter, 1982, Stevenson College, UCSC Lecturer, Spring, 1984, Cabrillo Community College, Aptos, California Tutor for faculty and graduate students in UNIX and Bell Labs Text Editing and Formatting Systems, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979-1986 OTHER EMPLOYMENT Teacher English as a Foreign Language, American University Association, Bangkok, Thailand, 1974 BOOKS • Books authored Theory in its Feminist Travels: Conversations in U.S. Women's Movements. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994 Networked Reenactments: Stories Transdisciplinary Knowledges Tell. Chapel Hill: Duke University Press, December 2011 • Chapters in books

2 "Producing Sex, Theory and Culture: Gay/Straight ReMappings in Contemporary Feminism." Chapter in Conflicts in Feminism, 82-101. Edited by Marianne Hirsch and Evelyn Fox Keller. Routledge, 1990 "Audre Lorde's Lacquered Layerings: The Lesbian Bar as a Site of Literary Production." Chapter in New Lesbian Criticism, 51-74. Edited by Sally Munt. Simon & Schuster, 1992. Reprinted in Feminist Cultural Studies II, 321-342. Edited by Terry Lovell. Edward Elgar, 1997 "Local and Global: AIDS Activism and Feminist Theory." Chapter in Provoking Agents: Gender and Agency in Theory and Practice, 93-112. Edited by Judith Kegan Gardiner. University of Illinois Press, 1995 "Global Gay Formations and Local Homosexualities." Chapter in Companion to Postcolonial Studies, 508-519. Edited by Sangeeta Ray. Blackwell, 2000 "'There are No Lesbians Here': Feminisms, Lesbianisms and Global Gay Formations." Chapter in Queer Globalization/Local Homosexualities: Citizenship, Sexualities and the Afterlife of Colonialism, 33-48. Edited by Analdo Cruz-Malave and Martin Manalansen IV. SUNY, 2002 "Globalization, TV Technologies, and the Re-production of Sexual Identities: Researching and Teaching Layers of Locals and Globals in Highlander and Xena." Chapter in Encompassing Gender: Integrating International Studies and Women's Studies, pp. 101-124. Edited by Mary M. Lay, Janice Monk, and Deborah S. Rosenfelt. The Feminist Press, 2002 "Women in the Web: teaching technology narratives." Chapter in The Politics of Information: the electronic mediation of social change, 303-314. Edited by Marc Bousquet, Bruce Simon, and Katherine Wills. AltX. 2004. Available online at: http://www.altx.com/ebooks/infopol.html “Feminist Worlding: Media Ecologies Learning.” Co-authored with Jarah Moesch. Chapter in Feminist Cyberspaces, pp. 14-32. Edited by Sharon Collingwood, Alvina E. Quintana, and Caroline J. Smith. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2012 ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS "The Situation of Lesbianism as Feminism's Magical Sign: Contests for Meaning and the U.S. Women's Movement, 1968-1972." In Feminist Critiques of Popular Culture. Special issue of Communication 9 (Fall 1985): 65-91 "Audre Lorde's Lacquered Layerings: The Lesbian Bar as a Site of Literary Production." Cultural Studies 2 (October 1988): 321-342 "Bibliography and a Feminist Apparatus of Literary Production." TEXT 5: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship (1991): 91-103 "Local and Global: AIDS Activism and Feminist Theory." In Imaging Technologies, Inscribing Science. Special issue of camera obscura 28 (January 1992): 78-99 "Feminism and Writing Technologies: Teaching Queerish Travels through Maps, Territories, and Pattern." Configurations 2 (Winter 1994): 89-106

3 "Productive agencies of feminist theory: the work it does." Feminist Theory 2/1 (2001): 94-98 "Historiography as Reenactment: metaphors and literalizations of TV documentaries." In Extreme and Sentimental History. Special issue of Criticism 46/3 (2004): 459-475 "Networked Reenactments, a thick description amid authorships, audiences and agencies in the nineties." Writing Technologies 2/1 (2008). Available online at: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/writing_technologies/Current_journal/King/index.html : n. pag. “A Naturalcultural Collection of Affections: Transdisciplinary Stories of Transmedia Ecologies Learning.” In Feminist Media Theory: Iterations of Social Difference. Special issue of Scholar and Feminist Online 10/3 (Summer 2012). Available online at: http://sfonline.barnard.edu/feminist-media-theory/a-naturalcultural-collection-of-affectionstransdisciplinary-stories-of-transmedia-ecologies-learning : n. pag. "In Knots: Transdisciplinary Khipu." In Object/Ecology. Special Inaugural Issue of O-Zone ~ A Journal of Object Oriented Studies 1/1 (forthcoming Winter 2013). To be available online at: http://ozone-journal.org/forthcoming/ : n. pag. SELECTED RECENT TALKS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL PAPERS • Invited To the Washington Area Group for Print Culture Studies, the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 7 March 2008. "Networked Reenactments: how television, museums and universities tried to find audiences in the nineties." To the (EU) Nordic Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, international seminar on "Feminist Methodologies," 25 November 2008, Södertörn University College, Stockholm, Sweden. "'Never Human: feminist transdisciplinarity and a posthumanities." To the (EU) Nordic Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, Feminist Methodologies: situated knowledge practices, 8 December 2009. Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. “Feminist transdisciplinarity in an emergent posthumanities.” To Centrum för vetenskap och värderingar [Center for Science and Values] and Umeå centrum för genusstudier [Center for Gender Studies], 14 December 2009, Umeå University, Sweden. “You are not the author anymore.” To the Annual Conference 2010 of the Economic and Social Research Council [ESRC] Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change: Opening Plenary on “The Social Life of Methods.” St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, 31 August 2010. “’Knowledge-weaving’: Befriending transdisciplinarity under the urgencies of global academic restructuring.” To Tema Genus [the division for interdisciplinary gender research and research training], for miniconference/workshop on “Socio-techno-pedagogies of today and in five years time,” Linköping University, Sweden, 29 March 2011. “Social Media Learning: a necessarily altering infrastructure for Gender Studies.” To the Science & Justice Working Group, for conference on “The State of Science & Justice: Conversations in Honor of Susan Leigh Star,” for plenary panel “Cui Bono?” University of

4 California, Santa Cruz, 3 June 2011. “Growing Boundary Objects: among transcontextual feminisms.” To The Posthumanities Hub and Network: Next Generation, and InterGender, for The Third Annual New Materialisms Conference: “Entanglements of New Materialisms,” Linköping University, Sweden, 25-26 May 2012. “In medias res: living in the middle of (media) things.” To the Department of Sociology, Program in Visual Sociology, and the INCITE research group, for "Knotting in Common," Goldsmiths, University of London, Friday 15 June 2012. “Khipu: design affections.” To Latin American Studies Center Café Break Series, University of Maryland, College Park. Wednesday, 7 November 2012. “In Knots: Thinking with and about Andean Khipu.” To the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies & the Department of English, Conference: "Representing Complexity: Intersections of Art and Science," University of Maryland, College Park, February 28-March 1, 2013. Concluding Roundtable presentation: "Communicating Complexity." To the Buckner W. Clay Endowment in the Humanities, Department of Anthropology, Women and Gender Studies, Gregory Bateson Symposium, University of Virginia, 12 April 2013. "Thoughts on Bateson & Transcontextual Tangles." • Refereed Conference Presentations To the DC Queer Studies Symposium, Faculty Paper Session on "Constructing Queer Knowledge,” 18 April 2008, University of Maryland, College Park. "Queer Transdisciplinarities" To the annual meetings of the Alliance on Digital Humanities Organizations, University of Maryland, College Park, 24 June 2009. "Blogger Grrls: Feminist Practices, New Media, and Knowledge Production" To the annual meetings of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Conference: Decodings, for panel “TRANimalS: Theorizing The Trans- in Zoontology.” Georgia Tech Global Learning and Conference Center, Atlanta, 7 November 2009. “SL Tranimal: My Distributed Animality.” To the 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory: Zoontotechnics (Animality / Technicity). Cardiff University, Wales, 12-14 May 2010. “Distributed: Animality & Technicity.” To the annual meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), for panel “Tracing Technoscientific Imaginaries Through Contemporary Culture.” Cleveland OH, 5 November 2011. “Transdisciplinarities: queering the pitch.” To the Fifth Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium, "Delany at 70: Honoring the Life & Work of Samuel R. Delany," Faculty Paper Session. University of Maryland, College Park, 20 April 2012. “SF Ecologies speculative, feminist, science as knowledges.” To “An Ecology of Ideas,” a joint conference of the American Society for Cybernetics and the Bateson Idea Group, Asilomar, California, 11 July 2012. “Among transcontextual feminisms we

5 grow boundary objects.” To the annual meetings of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Conference: Non-human, for panel “Varieties of Cybernetic Systems.” Milwaukee WI, 30 September 2012. “‘Clarity here would be misleading’ (Latour 2004:209): transcontextualities and feminisms.” WEBSITE “Party Writing for Donna Haraway!” – web editor for this web-book as well as author of an essay in it: “Pastpresents: Playing cat’s cradle with Donna Haraway.” Available online at: http://partywriting.blogspot.com/ [Possibilities for web academic publication of this important Webfestschriften collection, originally edited by Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, are in process in a possible collaboration between UMD Libraries and UCSC Special Collections.] WORKING PAPERS AND TALK WEBSITES • WORKING PAPERS currently Online (public and available for citation): "Theorizing Structures in Women's Studies" (2002). Available at the Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM) at: http://hdl.handle.net/1903/3029 or http://theowmst.blogspot.com/ "Flexible Knowledges, Histories under Globalization: the Smithsonian's Science in American Life & commercial knowledge making practices" (2004). Available online at: http://flexknow.blogspot.com/ (much of this material has subsequently been included in King. 2011. Networked Reenactments. Duke) "Demonstrations & Experiments in Epistemological Decorum: seventeenth-century Quaker writing technologies and the Scientific Revolution" (2004). (For Folger Colloquium: Technologies of the Literal.) Available: http://demoexper.blogspot.com/ or http://www.academia.edu/293605/Demonstrations_and_Experiments_Quakers_plain_style_and_t he_Scientific_Revolution • TALK WEBSITES are multi-media presentations originally used to complete or accompany papers and invited talks, these are public on the web and remain available for use and citation: Never Human: feminist transdisciplinarity and a posthumanities. The Nordic Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, international seminar on "Feminist Methodologies," 25 November 2008, Södertörn University College, Stockholm, Sweden; at: http://neverwe.blogspot.com/ Queer Transdisciplinarities. DC Queer Studies Symposium, Faculty Paper Session on "Constructing Queer Knowledge,” 18 April 2009, University of Maryland, College Park; at: http://queertransdis.blogspot.com/ Blogger Grrls: Feminist Practices, New Media, and Knowledge Production . Digital Humanities, University of Maryland, College Park, 24 June 2009; at: http://grrrlingitinsl.blogspot.com/ You are not the author anymore. Centrum för vetenskap och värderingar [Center for Science and Values] and Umeå centrum för genusstudier [Center for Gender Studies], 14 December 2009,

6 Umeå University, Sweden; at: http://notauthor.blogspot.com/ SL Tranimal: Distributed Animality and Technicity. The 20th Anniversary Conference of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory: Zoontotechnics (Animality / Technicity). Cardiff University, Wales, 12-14 May 2010; at: http://sltranimal.blogspot.com/ ’Knowledge-weaving’: Befriending transdisciplinarity under the urgencies of global academic restructuring. Annual Conference 2010 of the Economic and Social Research Council Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change: Opening Plenary on “The Social Life of Methods.” St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, 31 August 2010; at: http://weaveknowledge.blogspot.com/ Social Media Learning: a necessarily altering infrastructure for Gender Studies. For Tema Genus [the division for interdisciplinary gender research and research training], for miniconference/workshop on “Socio-techno-pedagogies of today and in five years time,” Linköping University, Sweden, 29 March 2011; at: http://socmedlearn.blogspot.com/ Transdisciplinarities: queering the pitch. For panel “Tracing Technoscientific Imaginaries Through Contemporary Culture” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Cleveland OH, November 5, 2011; at: http://queertransd.blogspot.com/ SF Ecologies: speculative, feminist, science as knowledges. For "Delany at 70: Honoring the Life & Work of Samuel R. Delany" (The Fifth Annual DC Queer Studies Symposium), 20 April 2012, University of Maryland, College Park; at: http://ecosfking.blogspot.com/ In medias res: living in the middle of (media) things. For “Entanglements of New Materialisms” (The Third Annual New Materialisms Conference), 25-26 May 2012, Linköping University, Sweden. Organized by The Posthumanities Hub and Network: Next Generation, and InterGender; at: http://thingmedia.blogspot.com/ Khipu: design affections. For "Knotting in Common," 15 June 2012, Goldsmiths, University of London. Organized by the Department of Sociology, Program in Visual Sociology, and the INCITE research group; at: http://affectdesign.blogspot.com/ Among transcontextual feminisms we grow boundary objects. For “An Ecology of Ideas,” 11 July 2012, Asilomar, California. A joint conference organized by the American Society for Cybernetics and the Bateson Idea Group; at: http://femcontext.blogspot.com/ "Clarity here would be misleading” (Latour 2004:209): transcontextualities and feminisms. For panel “Varieties of Cybernetic Systems” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), Milwaukee WI, 30 September, 2012: at http://claritynot.blogspot.com/ In Knots: Thinking with and about Andean Khipu. For the Latin American Studies Center Café Break Series, University of Maryland, College Park, November 7 2012; at: http://transkhipu.blogspot.com/ FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS Finalist, Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Fellowship, 1985 Summer Research Award, General Research Board, University of Maryland, College Park, 1988

7 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Women's Studies, Cornell University, 1988-1990 NEH grant for Folger Institute, "The Graphic Revolution in Early Modern Europe," 1994 Fellow at University of California Humanities Research Institute on "Feminist Epistemologies," University of California, Irvine, Fall 1995 Fellow at Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, project on "Feminism and Writing Technologies," University of Maryland, College Park, Spring 2000 Folger course release stipend for Folger Seminar, Peter Stallybrass & Roger Chartier's "Technologies of Writing," Spring 2005 SECOND LIFE TEACHING, ADVISING, AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY Second Life (SL) is an online virtual world on which much international scholarly activity takes place. • My professional identity in SL is as Katie Fenstalker, a member of Cedar Island, an international community of artists, activists, educators, information technology (IT) specialists and others. • I have completed two Sloane professional development courses on teaching in SL, provided by UMD’s Office of IT. • I am the convener of a feminist reading group in SL, which so far includes Canadian and US educators, as well as graduate students from UMD (Women’s Studies & American Studies) and from the University of California at Santa Cruz (History of Consciousness), and is linked to a Facebook group of 64 international scholars in feminist technoscience. • I presented on Second Life professional activities to the OIT Brown Bag lunch discussion series on “Second Life in Education” on March 5, 2010 for the Office of Information Technology, University of Maryland, College Park. • I have offered five presentations in Second Life to mixed community groups there, and led many discussions on feminist topics.

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