Brian Griffin

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Publications

Peer-reviewed Journals

Elysia Guzik, Brian L. Griffin & Jenna Hartel. Multimedia approaches to learning. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, January 2020.
Andrew M. Cox, Brian L. Griffin & Jenna Hartel. Introduction. Library Trends Double Issue on Information & the Body. Winter 2018.

Teaching

Instructor

Research Methods, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Winter 2022.
The Information Experience, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Fall 2021.
Surveillance & Identity, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Summer 2021.
Political Economy & Cultural Studies of Information, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Winter 2021, Syllabus.
Information Behaviour, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Summer 2020, Syllabus.

Teaching Assistant

The Future of the Book
Knowledge & Information in Society
Foundations of Library & Information Science
Information Systems Services & Design
Workplace Integrated Learning

Presentations

“Ethnography Kaleidoscope in Library and Information Science.” Discussion Panel with Jenna Hartel, Bharat Mehra, Jenaya Webb, Rebecca Noone, Hugh Samson, and Danielle Cooper.

CAIS 2022.

“Multimedia Approaches to Learning.” Paper presentation with Jenna Hartel and Elysia Guzik.

ALISE 2017, Atlanta, Georgia.

“What every body knows. The body in information behaviour and information practices.” Discussion panel with Andrew Cox, Jenna Hartel, Annemaree Lloyd, and Michael Olsson.

CoLIS 9, Uppsala University.

“Metatheory or methodology? Ethnography in Library and Information Science.” Paper presentation.

CoLIS 9, Uppsala University.

“Between a blink and a wink: How do information-related concepts shape ethnographic research?” Discussion Panel with Elysia Guzik and Eva Hourihan Jansen.

PhD Research Days, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

“Embodied, Positive Information Practices in Leisure.” Poster presentation.

ALISE, Boston, MA.

“Constructing Deafness: Language, culture, and communication technologies.” Poster presentation.

PhD Research Days, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

“Holding up the Mirror: Reflections on Ethnography in LIS Research. Poster presentation with Elysia Guzik, Eva Hourihan Jansen, and Ben Walsh.

ALISE, Chicago, IL.

“iSquares Unpacked: Understanding Conceptions of Information Through iSquares.” Discussion panel with Sarah Lubelski, Christie Oh, Adam Pugen, and Heather Simmonds.

University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Student Conference.

“Making sense of Culture & Technology: How prescient & relevant is McLuhan today? The next generation’s point of view.” Discussion panel with Andrea Grassi, Jenna Jacobson, Adam Pugen, and Mark Sedore.

50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Centre for Culture & Technology, Coach House Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

“Surveillance of Audience Labour using New Media: Three Innovations of Television Broadcast Networks.” Poster presentation.

iConference,Fort Worth, Texas.
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“Deaf Spaces: Limits of Language with Information and Communication Technologies.” Presentation with Darrin Griffin.

The Limits of Language: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium, The University at Buffalo

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Master of Information, Critical Information Studies

Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Georgia State University