FIMS Profile

Dr. Andie Shabbar

FIMS & Nursing Building Room 4050
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7
Fax: 519-661-3506
ashabba@uwo.ca
  • About Me

  • Courses Taught

Teaching in FIMS continues to be a rewarding experience. The academic rigour, inquisitive nature, and community involvement demonstrated by students of this faculty speaks to the strength of the programs offered. It is my pleasure to contribute through course instruction and academic mentorship.

RESEARCH:
sexuality and the media, surveillance studies, biometrics and facial recognition technology, activist media, digital communications and social justice, affect studies, virtuality, feminist perspectives on technology, indigenous activisms, digital art

FIMS COURSES TAUGHT:
DC 2001 - Social Media
MIT 3201 - Sexuality and the Media
DC 2002 - Virtual Worlds
MIT 2372 - Feminist Perspectives and Practices in an Online World

COURSES TAUGHT IN OTHER FACULTIES:
GSWS 3321 - Advanced Topics in Feminist Theory and Practice
GSWS 2220 - Feminist Theory and Practice Across the Disciplines
GSWS 2243 - Embodiment and Technology
GSWS 2223 - Gender, Sexuality and Disability 
WS 2243 - Surveillance and Sexuality 
WS 2263 - Intersections: Race, Class, and Sexuality
WS 2220 - Feminist Theory and Practice Across the Disciplines
WS 2273 - Sexual Subjects
WS 3173 - Queer Theory
WS 4461 - Virtual Feminisms: Digital Media and Affect
FACS 1939 - Interactive New Media Art (Faculty of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies, York University)

PUBLICATIONS
Shabbar, Andie. “More Than Just Selfies: #Occupotty, Affect and Confession as Activism.” I Confess: Constructing the Self in the Third Sexual Revolution, edited by Thomas Waugh and Brandon Arroyo, McGill-Queens University Press, 2019, pp. 49-64

Shabbar, Andie. “Riot Ghoul.” Inside Killjoy’s Kastle: Dykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and Other Lesbian Hauntings, edited by Allyson Mitchell and Cait McKinney, UBC Press, 2019.

Shabbar, Andie. “Alison Bechdel/Bechdel Test” and “Pussy Riot,” Women’s Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture, edited by Ann Savage. Greenwood Press, 2017.

Shabbar, Andie. “Queer-Alt-Delete: Glitch Art as Protest Against the Surveillance Cis-tem,” Protest, special issue of WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 3-4, 2018, pp. 195-211

Shabbar, Andie. “Queer Bathroom Graffiti Matters: Agential Realism and Affective Temporalities,” Quantum Possibilities: The Work of Karen Barad, special issue of Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, vol. 30, 2016, pp. 80-92.

Shabbar, Andie. “Oscillations of Otherness: Disinterestedness and the Capacity of Affect in Trinh T. Minh-ha’s Reassemblage,” Studies in Visual Arts and Communication, vol. 2, no.1. 2015.

EDUCATION:
PhD, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western University
MA, Communication and Culture, York and Ryerson Universities
BA Honours, Women's Studies, York University


DIGICOMM 2001 Social Media 2022 Fall DIGICOMM 2002 Virtual Worlds 2022 Winter , 2021 Winter , 2020 Winter , 2019 Winter , 2018 Winter , 2015 Winter MIT 2372 Feminist Perspectives and Practices in the Online World 2014 Winter MIT 3201 Sexuality and the Media 2022 Fall , 2021 Fall , 2021 Winter , 2019 Fall , 2019 Winter , 2018 Winter MIT 3210 Media Representations of Women 2023 Winter