Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Fischer, M. & Mohrman, K. (2016, November). “Black Deaths Matter? Sousveillance and the Invisibility of Black Life.” Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, 10. doi: 10.7264/N3F47MDV

Fischer, M. (2016, October). “#Free_CeCe: The Material Convergence of Social Media Activism.” Feminist Media Studies 16(5), 755–771.

Fischer, M. (2016, September). “Contingent Belonging: Chelsea Manning, Transpatriotism, and Iterations of Empire.” Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society, 19(5–6), 567–586.

Fischer, M. (2014). “Commemorating 9/11 NFL-Style: Insights into America’s Culture of Militarism.” Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 38(3), 199-221. doi:10.1177/0193723513515889

 

Refereed Book Chapters

Fischer, M. (2017). “‘Aktiv, Attraktiv, Anders’? The Bundeswehr’s Deployment of German Athletes as Sports Soldiers” in M. L. Butterworth (Ed.), Sport and Militarism: Contemporary Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Fischer, M. (2016). “Under the Ban-Optic Gaze: Chelsea Manning and the State’s Surveillance of Transgender Bodies” in E. van der Meulen & R. Heynen (Eds.), Expanding the Gaze: Gender and the Politics of Surveillance, 185-209. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

 

Book Reviews & Shorter Articles

Fischer, M. & Mohrman, K. (2018). “Intersectionality” in D. Merskin & J. G. Golson (Eds.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. (forthcoming)

Fischer, M. (2015). “Producing Social Justice PSAs: Fostering Students’ Civic Engagement through Media Production.” Teaching Media Quarterly 3(3). Available at:  http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/tmq/vol3/iss3/5

Fischer, M. (2013). “September 11 and America’s Sporting Nation.” Cultural Studies, 27(2), 300-302. doi:10.1080/09502386.2012.725061

 

Selected Conference Presentations

Fischer, M. and Mohrman, K. “Black Deaths Matter? Sousveillance and the Invisibility of Black Life.” National Women’s Studies Association’s Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2017. [forthcoming]

Fischer, M. “We Stand with Monica Jones: The Biopolitical Consequences of Transgender Visibility.” National Communication Studies Association’s 102nd Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2016.

Fischer, M. “The Normative Strivings of ‘I am Cait.’” NCA’s 102nd Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2016.

Fischer, M. “#MyVanityFairCover: Resisting Transnormative Visibility.” Trans* Studies 2016: An International Transdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment, and Sexuality., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, September 2016.

Fischer, M. “‘Aktiv, Attraktiv, Anders’? The Bundeswehr’s Deployment of German Athletes as Sports Soldiers.” Society for Cinema & Media Studies’ 56th Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA, March 2016.

Fischer, M. “Embracing and Centering Transgender Communication Studies: Research(er) Ethics, Positionalities, and Opportunities.” National Communication Studies Association’s 101st Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV, November 2015.

Fischer, M. “The Blindfolds of Lady Justice: CeCe McDonald and the Disposability of Black Transgender Lives.” National Women’s Studies Association’s Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2015.

Fischer, M. “Under the Ban-Optic Gaze: Chelsea Manning and the State’s Surveillance of Transgender Bodies.” NCA 100th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November 2014.   [top three papers in NCA’s LGBT division]

Fischer, M. “Free CeCe! The Tragic Consequences of Transgender Deviance.” NCA 100th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November 2014.

Fischer, M. “Terrorizing Chelsea Manning – Transgender Surveillance and the U.S. Security State.” National Women’s Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2014.

Fischer, M. “Chelsea Manning and the Potentialities for Envisioning a Critical Queer Politics.” ICA 64th Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, May 2014.

Fischer, M. “Qualitative Research and Contemporary Media Texts.” Roundtable at the Central States Communication Association in Minneapolis, MN, April 2014.

Fischer, M. “Homeland Security USA – Securitainment and the War on Terror.” Society for Cinema & Media Studies’ 54th Annual Convention in Seattle, WA, March 2014.

Fischer, M. “Semper Fidelis. The Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” NCA 99th Annual Convention Washington, DC, November 2013.

Fischer, M. & Arcy, J. “Teaching in Media-Rich Classrooms. Reflections from ‘Teaching Media Quarterly.’” Academy of Distinguished Teachers’ Conference at the University of Minnesota, October 2013.

Fischer, M. “Commemorating 9/11 NFL-Style: Insights into America’s Culture of Militarism.” NCA 98th Annual Convention Orlando, FL, November 2012.

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