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Alba Clevenger


Studio Member

Alba Clevenger is a settler and first-generation Canadian raised in the Bow Valley (Treaty  7), traditional lands of the Îyârhe Nakoda, Blackfoot, Tsuut’ina, Ktunaxa, Secwépemc and  Mountain Cree. She is currently completing her graduate degree in Media Studies at Concordia University. Her thesis research is currently focused on the intersection of Feminist STS and Disability Studies, tracing the chemical affects of lithium through  psycho-social and electrical bodies. She holds an undergraduate in Gender Studies from the University of Victoria, completing an exchange year at Utrecht University. Her previous research attends to spiritual and political affect of witchcraft practices, post-feminism in  digital spaces, silencing and feminist anger. In addition, Alba co-facilitates collective study  through reading groups: Sound Studies, The Undercommons, and Love As A Close Reading. She has a background in community radio, podcast, and event production.

Participant in the following FMS projects

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MA in Media Studies, Concordia University (2023-present) 
BA in Gender Studies, University of Victoria (2014-2019) 
Exchange year: Gender and Postcolonial Studies, Utrecht University (2017-2018) 

alba.clevenger@gmail.com

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Publications
Lovers, Girls Like Us Issue #14 – Letters of Disappointment, (2023, p.38-39 & 52). 

Community projects
Facilitator & Co-Founder, Sounds Studies Reading Group, (Dec 2020 - Feb 2022, Online) 

Facilitator & Founder, The Undercommons Reading Group, (Jan – Apr 2021, Online) 

Advisory Board Member, New Forms Media & Arts Festival, (Jun 2020 - Jul 2021,  Vancouver, CA) 


Lectures
Podcasting 101 Lecture and Lab, COMS 562 Media Production: Sound, (Nov 15-16, 2023 at  Concordia University) 

Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft, Anthropology Course: Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft, (NOV 4 2020 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University) 

Radio
CFUV 191.9 FM Radio shows (2015-2019) - Venus Wave and Cold Cuts 

CFUV 191.9 FM Intersectional Feminist Podcast (2018) - Taking Up Space Season 1