Austin, J., Hall, R, and Kinnon, R.  October 25, 2019.  What If patrons can’t access the Internet?: Reference by Mail for patrons who are incarcerated.  California Library Association Annual Conference.

Austin, J. and Villa-Nicholas, M.  October 31, 2019.  Reimagining the public: Library services to people in jails and prisons.  Webinar.  Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services of the American Library Association.


Austin, J.  “Identifying ‘Trap Doors’: The gendered surveillance of transgender people’s online embodiment.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) 2019, New Orleans, LA.  (This was part of a panel on “Intimate surveillance: Collecting people as data“)

Austin, J. and Villa-Nicholas, M. “Crossing institutional divides: Services to incarcerated patrons as a bridge between public libraries and Library and Information Science education,” Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2018, Albuquerque, NM.

Austin, J. and Woo, C. J. “Do we walk the walk or just talk the talk: Library practices around intersectional Needs,” National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2016, UCLA.

Austin, J. “Youth as citizen?: Libraries and youth civic engagement,” BOBCATSSS 2016, Lyon, France.

Austin, J., Sonnie, A., and Harger, E. “Social justice movements and the role of libraries,” Digital Rights in Libraries Conference 2015, San Francisco.

Austin J. and McKeever, L. “Queering libraries,” UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference, 2015, Asheville, NC.