Research presentations

Presentations based on my PhD research

  • Writing reflexively, finding “I”, at a Postgraduate research seminar in the Department of Folklore and Ethnology/Béaloideas, UCC, 14 March 2017. [Slides:Writing reflexively when it does not come naturally.]
  • The elf in my thesis: (auto)ethnographic research and a DH PhD, at the Digital Arts and Humanities Colloquium, University College Cork, 8 February 2017. [Slides: The elf in my thesis_PRES. Notes: Notes_The elf in my thesis.]
  • Stories of Place: a new memory map of Cork city (with James Furey and Laura Murphy) at the Oral History Network of Ireland conference at University College Cork, October 2016. [Slides: ohni-memory-map-project-showcase_group.]
  • Stories of Place. Presenting the local in an online world at the Landscape Values: Place and Praxis conference at National University of Ireland, Galway, June 2016. [Notes: Johnston_Stories of Place_LV_2016_Notes.]
  • Some words about place in digital space as part of the Digital Arts and Humanities Research Colloquium 2015/2016 at University College Cork , March 2016. [Notes: 2016_PJ_ DAHColloq_PresNOTES.]
  • Local voices worldwide conversations (research updates) at Béaloideas/Dept. of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Cork December 2015. [Slides: FL_PhD_Pres_PJ-slides.]
  • Main Street? Creating a digital oral history of urban decline at the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference in Dublin City University, September 2015. [Notes here . Slides: Main street slides.]
  • The Cork Folklore Project: Collecting, Archiving & Disseminating by Cliona O’Carroll and Penny Johnston at the Oral History Research Network in University College Cork, June 2015.
  • Is Intangible Culture Different? Looking at Ideas of Digital and Immaterial in the Oral History Archive at the Digital Material conference, panel 5, in the National University of Ireland, Galway, May 2015. [Slides: Is intangible culture different_slides.]
  • Unstable materials. Memory, oral history and digital preservation as part of the Digital Arts and Humanities Research Colloquium 2014/2015 at University College Cork, January 2015. [Slides: Unstable materials -Presentation Copy.]
  • Local, digital, global: assessing local cultural heritage resources online at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference, University College Cork, December 2014. [Slides: postgraduate conf 2014 slides.]
  • Can digital outreach help oral history groups build communities? at the Oral History Network of Ireland in Kilkenny, Sept 13 2014. [Slides: Johnston_P_OHNI_2014_Digital outrreach and oral history slides.]
  • Local voices, worldwide conversations Ignite presentation at the Digital Arts and  Humanities Institute in University College Cork, Sept 3, 2014 [Slides: Johnston-UCC.]
  • Getting to know your digital audience: a case study from the Cork Folklore Project with Clíona O’Carroll at the Oral History Society conference, Manchester Metropolitan University July 19, 2014 [Slides: Penny J getting to know your digital audience. Conference abstract p.15]