Kelsey Jacobson: Audiences in the Archives

On March 22nd 2021 Kelsey Jacobson presented a paper on “Audiences in the Archives” investigating audiences as/by/for performance archives. This panel was organized by the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research and also featured Michael Wallace from Theatre Museum Canada. Kelsey’s paper asked how audience […]

Kelsey Jacobson: Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope

Kelsey Jacobson has recently published a new edited collection, Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope: Enacting Community-Engaged Research through Performative Methodologies with co-editors Dr. Kathleen Gallagher and Dirk J. Rodricks. The book explores the affective and relational lives of young people in diverse urban spaces. By following the trajectories of young […]

Kelsey Jacobson: Qualitative Methodology

Kelsey Jacobson, as co-founder and director of the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research, organized and spoke on an Audience Research Methods Roundtable at the University of Toronto Scarborough on October 24th 2019 on the topic of interview as qualitative methodology. Alongside Scott Mealey and Dr. Kelsey Blair, […]

Kelsey Jacobson: Performance Matters

Kelsey Jacobson recently edited a special issue of Performance Matters (vol 5 no 2) on 21st-Century Spectatorship, alongside colleagues from the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research. The journal is open access and available online: It also features a piece by the Dan School’s Dr. Jenn Stephenson.