Dr Tina Sikka
Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies
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- Telephone: 01912084500 ext. 82491
- Address: Department of Media, Culture and Heritage
School of Arts and Cultures
Rm 2.84 Armstrong Building
Dr. Tina Sikka is currently a Lecturer in Media, Culture and Heritage at the University of Newcastle in the UK. Her current research interests include the ways in which gender and culture intersects with science and technology using food and environmental technologies as case studies. She previously taught Communication and other Social Science courses at Fraser International College, Simon Fraser University and other institutions across the Lower Mainland, British Columbia. Dr. Sikka completed a 2 year SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Simon Fraser University in 2012 after completing a PhD. in Communication and Culture from York University in Toronto, Canada in 2008.
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- Sikka T. Geoengineering and Climate Change. In: Pitt JC; Shew A, ed. Spaces for the Future: A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis, 2018, pp.263-280.
- Sikka T. The Ethics of Geoengineering: Climate Change and Feminist Empiricism. Springer Press, 2018. In Press.
- Sikka T. Contemporary Superfood Cults: Nutritionism, Neoliberalism, and Gender. In: Cargill K, ed. Food Cults: How Fads, Dogma, and Doctrine Influence Diet. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, pp.87-108.
- Sikka T. Johanna Oksala: Feminist Experiences: Foucauldian and Phenomenological Investigations [Review]. Phenomenological Reviews 2016.
- Sikka T. How Will Gender Affect the Practice of Medically Assisted Dying. Ottawa Citizen 2016, A8.
- Sikka T. Technofeminist and Ecofeminist Responses to Climate Geoengineering. In: Vakoch DA; Mickey S, ed. Ecofeminist Intersections. Lanham, MD, USA: Lexington Books, 2017.
- Sikka T. Technology, Gender, and Climate Change: A Feminist Examination of Climate Technologies. Feminist Quarterly 2018. Submitted.
- Sikka T. Virtuous, vulnerable and burdened: how feminism is undermined by making everything ‘a feminist issue. The F Word: Contemporary UK Feminism 2017.
- Sikka T. Virtuous, vulnerable and burdened: how feminism is undermined by making everything ‘a feminist issue. Sociological Imagination 2017.
- Sikka T. Disability, Obesity and Ageing: Popular Media Representations. The Popular Cultural Studies Journal 2016, 4(1-2), 499-503.
- Sikka T. We Need to Address the Gender Biases in the Physician Assisted Dying Debate. Canadian Progressive 2016.
- Sikka T. Contested Spaces: Geoengineering, Developmentalism and Governance. In: 10th International Conference of the International Developmental Ethics Association. 2015, San Jose, Costa Rica.
- Sikka T. Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP): Canada Country Report. Toronto, ON, Canada: Global Media Monitoring Project, 2015. GMMP: Country Reports.
- Sikka T. Imagining Climate Mitigation: Geoengineering, Sustainability and Justice. In: Science Shaping the World of Tomorrow. 2015, Antwerp.
- Sikka T. Contested Spaces: An Opening to Geoengineer the Planet?. Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, 2014. Available at: http://ceassessment.org/contested-spaces-an-opening-to-geoengineer-the-planet-guest-post-tina-sikka-simon-fraser-university/.
- Sikka T. Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future. Perspectives on Politics 2013, 11, 936-939.
- Sikka T. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Geoengineering Advocacy. Critical Discourse Studies 2012, 1-13.
- Sikka T. A Critical Theory of Technology Applied to the Public Discussion of Geoengineering. Technology in Society 2012, 34, 109-117.
- Sikka T. A Critical Theory of Technology Approach to the Study of Network Neutrality. In: Stiegler, Z, ed. Regulating the Web: Network Neutrality and the Fate of the Open Internet. Lexington Books, 2012, pp.176-184.
- Sikka T. An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research. In: Filho, WL, ed. Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Springer, 2012, pp.513-535.
- Sikka T. Ethics of Evangelism: A Philosophical Defense of Proselytizing and Persuasion. Canadian Journal of Communication 2012, 37.
- Sikka T. Geoengineering in a World Risk Society. International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses 2012, 3, 143-154.
- Sikka T. Karl-Otto Apel and the Study of Communication. Journal of Communication Inquiry 2012, 36, 6-23. In Preparation.
- Sikka T. Mediated Society: A Critical Sociology of Media. Canadian Journal of Communication 2012, 37.
- Sikka T. An Analysis of the Connection between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: the Contribution of Geoengineering Research. In: Klima 2011/Climate 2011: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. 2011, Virtual Conference.
- Sikka T. Geoengineering in a World Risk Society. In: Climate Change Conference: Climate Change and its Global Implications for People, Ethics and Equity. 2011.
- Sikka T. Articulation Theory. In: Encyclopedia of Identity. Sage, 2010, pp.36-39.
- Sikka T. A Pragmatist Critique of Derridian Politics. Contemporary Pragmatism 2009, 6.
- Sikka T. Ballistic Missile Defense and Articulation Theory: An Analysis of Technology using a Cultural Studies Approach. Journal of Language and Politics 2008, 7, 121-137.
- Sikka T. Pragmatics, Poststructuralism, and Hermeneutics: An Examination of Discursive-Consensus Formation and its Ethical Implications. Journal of Pragmatics 2008, 227-243.
- Sikka T. The New Imperialism: Using Critical Discourse Analysis and Articulation Theory to Study George W. Bush’s Freedom Doctrine. Journal of Global Change, Peace and Security 2006, 49, 101-114.
- Sikka T. The Public Sphere, Globalization and Technological Development. Development 2006, 49, 87-93.
- Sikka Tina. Activism and Neoliberalism: Two Sides of Geoengineering Discourse. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism 2018. In Press.
- Sikka T. An Intersectional Analysis of Geoengineering: Overlapping Oppressions and the Demand for Ecological Citizenship. In: Holly Jean Buck et al, ed. Has It Come to This? The Perils and Promises of Geoengineering. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2018. Submitted.
- Sikka T. The contradictions of a superfood consumerism in a postfeminist, neoliberal world. Food, Culture and Society 2018. Submitted.