A full list of speakers for 2016 Information Wars and Struggles (Rogers Lecture series).


  • 11/24 “On Artificial Intelligence” – speaker – The Glushkov Conference, Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 11/20 “When the Barriers Vanish: Stanisław Lem and Feliks Sobolev on Cybernetic Communication” – speaker – Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 11/9  “Sexual Revolution Machines: Who Is Afraid of Wilhelm Reich?” – speaker – Bunker Center for Contemporary Art – Chernivtsi, Ukraine
  • 10/27 “The System Is Dead. Long Live the System! Algorithms, Networks and the Barbed Wires of Empires”- speakerCenter for Urban History of East Central Europe – Lviv, Ukraine
  • 10/26 “Lacan and Cybernetics” – speaker – The Institute of Psychoanalysis, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 10/19 “Lacan’s Theory of Discourse” – speaker – The Institute of Psychoanalysis, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 10/27 “The Returns of Cybernetics and Information War” – speaker – Discussion Club at the House of Scientists of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, September 30, 2016
  • 9/25 “Information War: The Challenges for Social Activism” – speaker –, 25 September 2016, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 9/23 “Cyber Security: For Whom? Information War and Personalized Web” – speaker – Cyber Security Convergence, the Law Department of Georgian American University, 23 September 2016, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 9/21 “Information War and Social Media” – speakerThe Caucasus Research Resource Centers, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 9/18 “Masoch and the World: Philosophers in Conversation about New Readings of Leopold von Sacher Masoch”speaker – Book Forum, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 9/13 “At the Mirror Stage: Stanisław Lem on Cybernetic Communication” – A Polish-Ukrainian Stanisław Lem Seminar – speaker – Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 3/3 “The Red Web by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan” – Book Launch and Discussion with Authors – moderator – Museum London (ON Canada)
  • 2/12 “Media Archaeology of Information War: Facebook” speaker – Bunker Center for Contemporary Art – Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Reading list | In media: Hromadske Radio (audio / text), Bunker (video)
  • 2/11 “Media Archaeology of Information War: Facebook” speaker – Center for Urban History of East Central Europe – Lviv, Ukraine. Reading list | In media: Radio Skovoroda (audio), Zbruc (text), Center for Urban History (video), Mediakrytyka (text)
  • 1/28 “‘You May Not Be Interested in War…’ Complicity and the Return of Military Cybernetics” – co-presenter with Nick Dyer-Witheford – the EGG series, University of Western Ontario




  • 3/23 Levi Bryant “Lacan’s Universes of Discourse and the New Symptoms” – respondent – Toronto Psychoanalytic Society
  • 9/28-10/28 The Imaginary App exhibition  – curator – Museum London, ON
  • 10/9-12 Panel “(H)appy Thoughts: Technique, Prosthesis, Interface” with Benjamin Bratton (UC San Diego), Jamie Allen (Un of Copenhagen), Dock Currie (York U) – organizer/participant – 4S: Society for the Social Studies of Science, San Diego, CA
  • 10/18-20 Apps and Affect – organizer/participant UWO at Museum London, ON
  • 11/15 Panel “Post Non Stop Humanism.” Panel “Post Non Post” with Drew Burk and Anthony Paul Smith, organized by Dock Currie – invited speaker – York University


  • 11/23 Panel “Affect, Addiction, and the Networking Drive”(with Susan Kozel and Jeannette Ginslov) – invited speaker – MEDEA, University of Malmo, Sweden


  • 6/7 “Cyberbody as Drag.” A panel presentation at The Secret Life of Sex. Sexual Politics and Ethics in an Age of Fundamentalisms, Str8 and Queer. Speakers Series – invited speaker – OISE, University of Toronto


  • 11/24-12/24 Remediation: Photography, Painting, Media Art of Taras Polataiko – curator – Ukrainian Institute of America in NYC
  • 8/13-15 Yellow | Memory dance performance (with Inka Juslin and Susan Kozel) – curator – Ukrainian Institute of America in NYC


  • 9/27 Lecture “Identity in the Age of Cybercitizenship” – invited speaker – Shevchenko Scientific Society, NYC


  • 12/17 Lecture “Discourse of Ukrainian Formalism” in Lectures in memoriam of Prof. Solomea Pavlychko, lectire series – invited speaker – the Center for Humanities at Ivan Franko State University, Lviv, Ukraine