James, D. (2012). The Container Project: Defining locally relevant community media production practice. International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Phoenix.
James, D. (2012). Control and access embedded in the code: Screening communities of social justice media content and practice. Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Boston.
Ali, S., James, D. (2012). Comparing AP images of children in Kosovo vs. Rwanda. Central States Communication Association Conference. Cleveland.
James, D. (2011). Socialnetworking Sarajevo Roses: Digital representations of post-conflict civil life in the (former) Yugoslavia. Top Paper, Global Com. and Social Change. ICA Conference. Boston.
James, D. (2011). International development documentaries: Institutional representations of women, work, and community. Feminist Scholarship Division. ICA Conference. Boston.
James, D. (2011). Producing media, producing citizenship: The practice of digitizing the experience of everyday life in Jamaica.Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference. New Orleans.
James, D. (2010). Strike a pose series: An examination of children in conflict through photojournalism. At WSU Dept. of Comm. Research Colloquium. Presented by D. James and S. Ali. Detroit.
Ali, S., James, D., and Vultee, F. (2010). Strike a pose: Comparing Associated Press and UNICEF visual representations. AEJMC Annual Conference, Denver. Presented by Sadaf Ali.
James, D. (2010). The biggest WATT in St. James Town: Marrying co-op radio with co-op housing. Making MediaPublic Conference. York U and Ryerson U. Co-presented with Vernon Smith. Toronto.
James, D. (2009). Quality control or digital gatekeeping? Examining access to UNESCO’s Audiovisual E-Platform for at WSU Dept. of Comm. Research Colloquium. Invited.
James, D. (2008). Big-eyed, wide-eyed, sad-eyed children: Western consumption of images of distant places. Media, Communication and Humanity Conference. London School of Economics. London.
James, D. (2008). Engaged scholarship: Taking activism and social justice seriously in our work. Summer Doctoral Seminar, WSU. Invited Panelist. Detroit.
James, D. (2008). The Politics of global warming: Media, morality, and the culture of green in news documentaries. Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Philadelphia.
James, D. (2007). Peeling Back the duct tape: Documentary filmmakers respond to the making of the ‘War on Terror’ public relations campaign. 3rd International Conference on Media Coverage of the ‘War on Terror.’ London.