Jennifer van Alstyne is available for virtual speaking engagements and workshops on

  • online presence
  • social media
  • personal websites
  • sharing your writing/research/teaching online

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Curating Your Professional Network

A panel with for the Grad School Success Summit, May 24


Building Your Academic Presence on Social Media

A virtual workshop and live session for the Public Management Research Association, April 29

Your Curriculum Vitae Is For More Than A Job

A talk for Princeton University’s New Media Studio and GradFUTURES on the panel New Media & The Academic Job Search: Pedagogy, Service and the CV, April 4


How to Get Professors and Grad Students Excited About Content Creation

A live presentation for the All Day All Night 24-hour virtual conference, June 16-17

Grad Students, Talking About Yourself Online Can Help Your Real Life

A live presentation for the Grad School Success Summit hosted by Black + In Grad School, June 14-16

Talking About Yourself Online and How It Can Help Your Real Life

A live workshop for the English students at Monmouth University, hosted by Sigma Tau Delta, April 14


How to Manage Your Online Presence for Professors

A live workshop for the faculty at Northeastern University, sponsored by the ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development, November 17

How to Manage Your Online Presence for Graduate Students

A live workshop for the graduate students of the Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment Engineering Research Center (NEWT ERC) at Rice University, November 4

Sharing Your Events on Social Media

A virtual workshop for the presentation design BOSS Community of Creative Research Communications from Echo Rivera, August

LinkedIn is Great for Faculty and Their Universities, Here’s Why and How to Get Started

A presentation, followed by a discussion with Dr. Carla Banks and Dr. Melanie Bruce of The Leveraged PhD on the Social Media for Academics panel for the All Day All Night 24-hour virtual conference, June 26-27

Stay Connected: Communicating with Empathy

A video presentation for Naropa University, May

Stay Connected Online While Social Distancing

A webinar from The Academic Designer LLC, April

Thank you for sharing this event, Princeton University, GradFUTURES!


Social Media for Students: Job Market Edition

An online workshop designed for Technical Writing students of the UL Lafayette English Department

Invited by Dr. Disha Acharya

Lafayette, LA, March


Science and Social Media

Using Instagram to Share Your Research

A webinar with Dr. Stephanie Watson (Twitter)

Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s (ARVO)

Science Communication Training Fellowship program, October

The Landscape of The Wife’s Lament

MLA panel #154

New York City, January

[Unable to attend due to weather]


Long Branch, U.S.A

Robert Pinsky’s Extended Metaphor for Tenuous Social Capital in America

ALA Symposium on Regionalism and Place

New Orleans, September

Political Wives and Wives as Politic

The Gender Roles of Alicia Florrick and Chaucer’s Alisoun of Bath

PCA/ACA National Conference

San Diego, April

[Michael Schoenecke Travel Grant]

Female Poets and Southern Identity

On the Place Poetics of Natasha Trethewey, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C.D. Wright

Deep South and the Global South Conference

Lafayette, LA, April


‘The Good Wife’ Then and Now

Feminism and Gender Roles on the Medieval Page and Television Screen

Literature/Film Association Conference

Glassboro, NJ, October

[Lit/Film Association Travel Grant]


Aesthetics and Reality

Glenn Gould’s Scansioned Music

NRHC Conference

Philadelphia, April

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