Axis “Digital culture, art, literature, and performance”

Natalie Doonan

Regular member


Assistant Professor, Department of Communication (Université de Montréal)

Intérêts de recherche

Intersection of (new) media and performance studies, hybrid perceptions of embodiment resulting from the extension of the senses across physical and virtual spaces, notions of "illusions of embodiment", "sensations of presence" invoked in relation to virtual reality experiences.



Contact information

90 Vincent d'Indy Montreal,
QC H2V 2S9

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natalie.doonan [at] (> Email)

> Personal website


Ongoing projects and recent publications


Selected publications

Doonan, Natalie. “A Lower North Shore Story: Containers for feminist place-making in Québec, Canada,Gender, Place & Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, Taylor & Francis. 2019. 

Doonan, Natalie. "Glossary: ‘Curate" In Curating Live Arts: Critical Perspectives, Essays, and Conversations on Theory & Practice, Berghahn Books, 2018.

Doonan, Natalie. "Wild Cuisine and Canadianness: Creeping Rootstalks and Subterranean Struggle." Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, Ed. Melissa L. Caldwell, vol. 18, no 2, 2018.

Doonan, Natalie. "Spreading the Word and Sharing the Seed: Collaborating with Milkweed." Food and Activism in Contemporary Public Art, Eds Cameron Cartière et Jennifer Wingate, vol. 8, no 1, 2018.

Doonan, Natalie. « Voir le jour: Breastfeeding and the commons. » Canadian Food Studies/La Revue canadienne des études sur l'alimentation, vol. 5, no 1, 2018, p. 156-162.

Doonan, Natalie. "From Bakeapples to Breastmilk: Journeys of a Settler Mama Through Foreign and Familiar Foods." In What is our Role?: Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy, Jaclyn Meloche (dir.), Toronto, YYZ Books, 2018.

Doonan, Natalie. "Rhythm and Rumination: A Three-Course Conversation." Artistic Research, no 172, 2017, p. 37-41.

Doonan, Natalie. "Variable Pleasures: Beyond Environmental Comfort." The Senses & Society, Ed. Boon Lay Ong, vol. 10, no 1, 2015, p. 119-124.


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