Publications and Presentations

Academic Publications 

Articles and Book Chapters

Wiggins, T. (forthcoming). The paraphilic on your couch: Psychoanalysis and trans/sexual health. In J. Niemira, G, Jacobson, & K. Violet (Eds.), Sex, Sexuality and Trans Identities: Clinical Guidance for Psychotherapists and Counselors. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Wiggins, T. (forthcoming). Leave Britney alone!: And other spectral affects. In A. Mitchell & C. McKinney (Eds.), Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press; Toronto, ON: Art Gallery of York University; Los Angeles: The ONE Archive.

Wiggins, Tobias B. D. (2017). “Encountering Inheritance in Vivek Shraya’s I want to kill myself.” Transgender Studies Quarterly. 4(3-4), 668-674. PDF available.

Wiggins, T. (published as Blondin-Doan, E.) (2010). A nothing: The potential for a feminist psychoanalysis of Chantal Akerman’s La Captive. Journal of Undergraduate Studies at Trent, 3(1), 38-47.

Edited Collections

Wiggins, T. (Ed.) (published as Gravelet, E.) (2014). Feminist un/pleasure: Reflections on perversity, BDSM, and desire. Feral Feminisms, 1(2).

Creative or Artistic Work – Film

Wiggins, T. (Director). (2014). You are here: Exploring yoga and the impacts of cultural appropriation. Documentary, colour HD, 25:00. Open access digital release.

Wiggins, T. (Director). (2012). Act Natural! Experimental multichannel video, colour HD, 6:00.
Public screenings with lecture at The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Feb 2013; and at York University, October 2014.

Wiggins, T. (Director). (2011). Nourish Peterborough. Documentary, colour HD, 65:00.
Public screenings with lecture at Occupy Gardens, University of Toronto, Dec 2012; Bring Food Home Conference: Preparing the ground for a sustainable food system, Trent University, October 2011; and Nourish Celebration, Market Hall of Performing Arts, Peterborough, Ontario, April 2011. Developed through an internship with the YWCA of/du Peterborough, Victoria and Haliburton, September 2010 – August 2011.

Conference Papers 

Wiggins, T. (2018, April). “Psychoanalytic Dreams of Polymorphous Sleep: On Desire and the Transgender Patient.” Paper presented at Trans Matters: An Interdisciplinary Trans Studies Graduate Student Conference. York University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. & Bartlett, I. (2018, March). “Healing Psychoanalysis: A Perspective on Intergenerational Trans Mental Health.” Paper and workshop presented at Moving Trans History Forward: From Generation to Generation. University of Victoria; Victoria, British Columbia.

Wiggins, T. (2017, May). “Encountering Inheritance in Vivek Shraya’s I want to kill myself.” Paper presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Annual Sexuality Studies Association. Ryerson University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2016, September). “Distressed Subjects: The DSM-V, Disavowal, and the Politics of Trans Suffering in Canada.” Paper presented at Trans*studies: an International Transdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment, and Sexuality. University of Arizona; Tucson Arizona.

Wiggins, T. (2016, September). “The Transexual Pervert on your Couch: Psychoanalysis and Sexual ‘Deviations.’” Paper presented at Transgender Mental Health Symposium: Trans*Sexuality. Psychotherapy Centre for Gender and Sexuality, New York, NY.

Wiggins, T. (2016, January). “Foot Fetish as Decolonization: BDSM, Normalization, and the Queerest of Intimacies.” Paper presented at the Sex Salon. University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2015, June). “Foot Fetish as Decolonization: BDSM, Normalization, and the Queerest of Intimacies.” Paper presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Annual Sexuality Studies Association. University of Ottawa; Ottawa, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2015, November). “What is Lost in Cohesion: Guilt and Shame in David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars.” Paper presented at The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Wiggins, T. (2014, May). “‘As they Pass Over the Record of my Strange Destiny’: Lucy Ann/Joseph Israel Lobdell and the Historical Construction of Gender Nonconformance.” Paper presented at Berkshire Conference of Women HistoriansUniversity of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2013, April). “Explicit Contradictions: Ambivalence in Feminist Porn Communities.” Paper presented at The Feminist Porn Conference. University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario

Wiggins, T. (2013, February). “Act Natural!” Film and paper presented at The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Wiggins, T. (2012, September). “I’ll Eat You Up I Love You So: Confronting Difficult Knowledge and Desire with the Wild Things.” Paper presented at Dynamic Resistances: Complicating, Screwing & Perpetuating Structures in Our World. York University; Toronto Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2011, October). “Nourish Peterborough.” Film presented at Bring Food Home Conference. Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2011, December). “Nourish Peterborough: Achieving Food Sovereignty through Local Advocacy.” Paper presented at Eat Local & Slow Food. Hamilton, Ontario.

Guest Lectures at Universities

Wiggins, T. (2017, February; 2016, February). “The Erotic as Power: Black Feminist Thought and Pornography.” Undergraduate lecture in Introduction to Sexuality Studies. School of Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies. York University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2016, February).“Identity and Psychoanalysis.” Undergraduate seminar in Theorizing Identity (and Post-Identity) Politics. Department of Political Science. Queens University; Kingston, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2015, September). “Applying For Grants: Professional Development Workshop.” Graduate seminar in the Department of Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies. York University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2012, December). “Sex Work, Trafficking Narratives and Migration.” Undergraduate lecture in Sociology of Gender. Department of Sociology. York University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2012, December). “Judith Butler on Gender Performativity.” Undergraduate lecture in Sociology of Gender. Department of Sociology. York University; Toronto, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2010, March). “Watch With Glittering Eyes: Exploring Feminist Porn Communities.” Undergraduate seminar in Feminist Theory. Department of Women’s Studies. Trent University; Peterborough, Ontario.

Wiggins, T. (2009, March). “The Hair Project.” Undergraduate seminar in Feminist Research. Department of Women’s Studies. Trent University; Peterborough, Ontario.

 

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