Threads III


Wednesday, March 31
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
Online (via Zoom)
Registration is required. Please complete the form below.


Threads III Presenters

  • Nilou Davoudi – Because, well, death: An examination of the rise of the digital death industry

    Content warning: This presentation discusses themes of death, death anxiety, and memorialization which may be upsetting for some individuals. If you or anyone you know needs help finding support for dealing with grief, please visit this HealthLinkBC page.


  • Minori Kato Hopkins – Masc-ed Activism: Confronting Toxic Masculinity in My Hero Academia Fan Fiction


The UBC iSchool’s DSA and LASSA invite you to Threads, a student-run and supported speakers series to share your research interests with other Masters and PhD students in a low pressure and fun way. Choose any sort of presentation style that appeals to you: a regular 15-minute talk, a comedy standup, a petcha kucha, spoken word poetry, or if you have another idea let us know!. Each part of the series will have speakers from DSA and LASSA. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.


Interested in presenting?

Contact DSA Event Coordinator Bri Watson at


Registration form

Please complete the following form to register for this event. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link after submitting your details. If you didn’t receive it, please check the spam folder in your inbox. If you have any questions, please contact us at


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