Laura's article "Revitalizing the Northwestern University Radio Archive Project, Rediscovering Midwestern Radio History" has been published in issue 23.2 of the Journal of Radio & Audio Media.
Laura has joined the board of the Radio Preservation Task Force as Graduate Student Representative.
Laura's review of Bill Mesce, Jr.'s Inside the Rise of HBO has been published in issue 44.3 of the Journal of Popular Film and Television.
Laura has been awarded the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association's Marshall Fickwick dissertation research grant to fund archival research at the Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center in Jamestown, NY.
Laura's talk at the City University of New York's "Mediating the Archive" Symposium, "Reconsidering ‘Ephemerality’ as We Approach the Broadcast Archive," was delivered Friday, April 15 in New York, NY.
Laura's talk at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, "Live Like Lucy: Suburban Aspiration and the Commodification of Sitcom Set Design," was delivered March 31 in Atlanta, GA.
Laura's talk at the national meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association,"Sitcom Set Design and the Midcentury Home," was delivered March 24 in Seattle, WA.
Laura's interview with the Northwestern University School of Communication's Sound Arts and Industries podcast is live at https://www.sound.northwestern.edu/podcast.
Laura's panel presentation at the Radio Preservation Task Force conference," Contemporary Material Practices in the Archive," was delivered February 27 in College Park, MD.
Laura has been awarded a Northwestern University dissertation research grant to fund archival research at The Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center in Jamestown, NY.
Laura's blog post for Antenna: Responses to Media and Culture, "Something into Nothing: On the Materiality of the Broadcast Archive," is live at http://blog.commarts.wisc.edu/.
Laura has been awarded an American Heritage Center dissertation research grant to fund archival research with the Ozzie & Harriet Nelson papers at the University of Wyoming.
Laura's talk at the Chicago Film Seminar, "Mapping Mayberry: A Re-Appraisal of the Sitcom Mise-en-Scene," was delivered February 12 in Chicago, IL.
Laura has been awarded a travel grant to fund attendance at the Association for Recorded Sound Collections conference in Chapel Hill, NC.
Laura has joined the Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Television Studies Scholarly Interest Group as Graduate Representative.
Laura has accepted a graduate archival internship at the Art Institute of Chicago's Ryerson & Burnham Architecture Library.
Laura's talk at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference," Building Narratives: Fan Re-Creations of Sitcom Homes," was delivered March 19 in Seattle, WA.
Laura's chapters on Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Ed Sullivan, and Chuck Jones have been published in the two-volume Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries, edited by Robert Sickels.
Laura's presentation at the Library of Congress Fellowship Display, "Archiving the Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour Collection," took place July 25 in Washington, DC.
Laura has been awarded an archival fellowship in the Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recording Sound Division.
Laura's talk at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, "From the Louvre to You, From the Prado to You": Frederick Kiesler's Televisual Posturing," was delivered March 6 in Chicago, IL.