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(selected, some more links here)

Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

Droumeva, M. (2015). Curating Everyday Life: Approaches to Documenting Everyday Soundscapes. M/C: Journal of Media and Culture, Vol 18(4). http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/viewArticle/1009

Jenson, J., de Castell, S. & M. Droumeva (2015). Command and Conquer: Violence in Videogames. In Schmid, D. (Ed.) Violence in American Popular Culture. Vol.1.Praeger Publishing.

de Castell, S., M. Droumeva, J. Jenson (2014) Building as Interface: Sustainable Educational Ecologies. MedienPädagogik, 24. Zurich University. http://www.medienpaed.com/24 

Jenson, J., S. de Castell, N. Taylor, M. Droumeva, S. Fisher. (2012) Learning Instruments: Baroque Music Gets Game. In Eds. Johannes Fromme and Alexander Unger, Computer Games and New Media Cultures: A Handbook of Digital Games Studies. NY, New York: Springer Publishing.

Jenson, J., N. Taylor, S. de Castell, M. Droumeva, S. Fisher (2011) Baroque, Baroque Revolution. New Rules for an Old Game. In Ed. Myint Swe Khine, Playful Teaching, Learning Games: New Tools for Digital Classrooms (pp. 65-86). Sense Publishers.

Droumeva, M., Andrisani, V. (2011) Towards a Cultural Phenomenology of Mediated Aural Practices. Interference: A Journal of Audio Culture, 1(1) http://www.interferencejournal.com/articles/an-ear-alone-is-not-a-being/toward-a-cultural-phenomenology-of-mediated-aural-practices

Droumeva, M., Andrisani, V. & J. Schine (2010) Emerging Voices: Extending the Canadian Perspective. Soundscape: Journal for Acoustic Ecology, 8(1). https://www.academia.edu/5001538/Towards_an_acoustemology_of_the_urban_forest

Droumeva, M. (2011) An Acoustic Communication Framework for Game Sound – Fidelity, Verisimilitude, Ecology. In Ed. Dr. Mark Grimshaw. Game Sound Technology and Player Interaction: Concepts and Developments, London, UK: IGI Publishing. http://www.irma-international.org/viewtitle/46790/

Droumeva, M. (2009) Acoustic Epistemology in Education. SFU Education Review Journal, Vol. 3(1) http://journals.sfu.ca/sfuer/index.php/sfuer/article/viewFile/49/56

Antle, A.N., Corness, G., & Droumeva, M. (2009) What the Body Knows: Exploring the Benefits of Embodied Metaphors in Hybrid Physical Digital Environments. Interacting with Computers: Special Issue on Enactive Interfaces, pp. 66-75.

Antle, A.N., Corness, G., Droumeva, M. (2008) Human-Computer-Intuition? Exploring the Cognitive Basis for Intuition in Embodied Interaction. International Journal of Arts and Technology, Vol. 2(3): pp. 235-254.

Droumeva, D. & Wakkary, R. (2007) AmbientSonic Map: Towards a new conceptualization of sound design in games. In Loading… Journal of the Canadian Game Studies Association, Vol.1(1), July 2007, pp. 32-39.

Wakkary, R., Hatala, M. Lovell, R, Droumeva, M., Antle, A., Evernden, D. & Bizzocchi, J. (2006). socio-echo: Ambient Intelligence and Gameplay, in S. de Castell and J. Jenson (Eds.), Worlds in play: An international collection of work on digital games studies. Simon Fraser University Press.

Droumeva, M. (2005). The Music Must Always Play: Redefining the Public and the Private. Soundscape: The Journal for Acoustic Ecology, 6(1). Found in http://wfae.proscenia.net/journal/scape_9.pdf

Blogs/Media (Non-Refereed)

Droumeva, M. (2015) How Design Thinking can Inform your Pedagogy. InWithForward Blog / Publications. http://inwithforward.com/resources/how-design-thinking-can-inform-your-pedagogy

Droumeva, M. (2015) Sensory Postcards: Using Mobile Media for Digital Ethnographies. Blog post, available at: http://ethnographymatters.net/blog/2015/06/29/sensory-postcards-using-mobile-media-for-digital-ethnographies/

Droumeva, M. (2015). Why There Will Never Be Instagram for Audio. Invited blog entry, Canadian Association for Sound Ecology (CASE). http://www.soundecology.ca/

Droumeva, M (2012) Listening with RJDJ. Invited radio conversation with host Brady Marks for the ‘Soundscapes’ show, Vancouver Co-Op radio, May 2, 2012

Invited Talks/Workshops

McBride, M. and Droumeva, M. (2015, Nov 9). Making sense, sensing space: an inter-sensory walk & workshop. https://relab.blog.ryerson.ca/2015/11/03/making-sense-sensing-space-an-inter-sensory-walk-workshop/

Droumeva, M. (2015) Gamergate: Women in Game Culture and Nerd Spaces. Invited speaker for the Media Democracy Day Collaboratory series. http://www.mddcollaboratory.com/partners-and-presenters/ Vancouver, BC, March 16.

Droumeva, M. (2015) Listening as Inquiry: Multimodality and the Senses. Guest lecture for EDU5385 Multimodal Literacies. http://seriousplaylab.com/courses/edu3051/

Droumeva, M. (2014) Listening with Technology: The ecology of Cultural Participation, Invited keynote address for the inaugural conference Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship, University of Limerick, Ireland, March 27-28th, 2014 (via Dr. Mikael Förnstrom)

Droumeva, M. (2013) Game Audio: Fidelity, Verisimilitude, Ecology. Invited lecture for the Edinburgh Napier University’s Masters in Sound Design program (via Dr. Iain McGregor)

Droumeva, M. (2012) Video Analysis in Qualitative Research: Using Noldus for a MMORG player ethnography. Invited presentation and workshop at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON, on Nov 8, 2012. (via Dr. Suzanne de Castell)

Droumeva, M. (2009) Re-sounding the World: Listening, Re-imaging, and the Semiotics of Education, Invited plenary presentation organized by Dr. Sean Blenkinsop at the inaugural Imaginative Education Research Group (IERG) Conference, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.

Conference Papers, Posters, Workshops and Lectures

Schulman, S., Droumeva, M. & R. Lupton (2015) From diversion to learning: Prototyping new day services with people, Workshop presented at the Annual Inclusion BC Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 28-30.

Droumeva, M. (2015). Curating Everyday Life: Smartphones and Interactive Documentary as Daily Practice. Presented at a panel for the Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference, March 25-29, Montreal.

Droumeva, M. (2014) “Sensory postcards”: Mobile learning and participatory culture. Presented In S. de Castell & R. Owston, Post-Literate Pedagogies: The Digital Gymnasium Panel, ACDE co-sponsored event at the Annual CSSE Meeting, Brock University, St. Catherine.

Droumeva, M. (2014) Curating Everyday Life: An Everyday Listening Ethnography. Presented at the annual Acoustic Communication and Soundscape Design Symposium, Green College, UBC, Sept 20, 2014

Droumeva, M. (2014) Listening with Technology: The ecology of Cultural Participation. Guest Lecture for CMNS 258, Simon Fraser University, March 31, 2014.

Droumeva, M. (2013) The Everyday Listening Project, Presented at the SFU Learning Together Conference 2013, Surrey, BC, May 17-18, 2013.

Droumeva, M. (2013) The Everyday Listening Project: Epistemological Orientations in Mediated Aurality, Presented at the annual Canadian Communications Association meeting, CCA, Congress 2013, Victoria, BC, June 5-7.

Droumeva, M. (2012) Audio Ethnographies: Methods and analysis in exploring the mediated soundscape. Presented at the annual Acoustic Communication and Soundscape Design Symposium, Green College, UBC, Sept 19, 2012

Droumeva, M. (2012) Tools for Everyday ethnography of Mediated Listening, Panel presentation at the Public Ethnography Conference: Connecting New Genres, New Media, New Audiences, Victoria, BC, June 1-2, 2012

Jenson, J., Murray, J., de Castell, S. Taylor, N., and Droumeva, M. (2011). Virtual environment/real user study. Panel presented at the CGSA 2011 Conference. Fredericton, New Brunswick.

De Castell, S. & M. Droumeva (2011) McLuhan meets convergence culture: towards a multimodal discourse. Presented at the McLuhan 100 Centennial Conference at University of Toronto, Nov 4-7, 2011.

Droumeva, M. (2011). Mediated Self-Documenting of Everyday Listening. Presented at the Acoustic Communication and Soundscape Design Symposium, Green College, UBC, Sept 16, 2011

Droumeva, M. (2011/2012) Research Ethics. Guest lecture in EDUC 867- Qualitative Research Methods, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.

Droumeva, M. (2010) Mobile Soundscape Mapping. Presented at the Canadian Acoustical Association Conference, Victoria BC, October 15-17, 2010.

de Castell, S., Droumeva, M. et al. (2010). Sustainable Educational Ecologies. Panel presented at the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication, Annual National Conference, Vancouver, May 20.

Droumeva, M (2010). Soundwalking as Pedagogical Practice. Guest lecture in EDUC 435, Simon Fraser University, BC.

Droumeva, M. (2009) Socio-cultural histories of audio in games. Guest lecture in Cmns 357, Simon Fraser University, BC.

Droumeva, M. (2007-2010). Immersive Soundscapes and the Magic Circle: The Flow of Sound in Games, Regular guest lecture in CMNS 258: Electroacoustic Dimensions of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Droumeva, M. (2009) Acoustic Epistemology as Embodied Imagination, Presentation at the 2009 Imaginative Education Research Group (IERG) Conference, Harbour Centre SFU, Vancouver.

Droumeva, M. (2008) Acoustic Epistemology. A Listening Soundwalk, conducted at SFU Education’s EWOB 2008, Sasamat Lake, Vancouver, BC.

Droumeva, M., de Castell, S., Jenson, J. & Taylor, N. (2008). Baroque Baroque Revolution. Presented at the 2nd Canadian Game Studies Association Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Wakkary, R. & Droumeva, D. (2006). socio-ec(h)o: an ambient intelligent platform for physical play. Workshop presented at Computational poetics: A logic machines and creative process gathering, Vancouver, BC.

Droumeva, M. (2006). socio-ec(h)o: Ambient intelligent platform for physical play. Poster session presented at the Faculty of Applied Science Poster Exchange, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Droumeva, M. (2006). Interdisciplinary approaches to audio display design. Presentation to the SIAT Colloquium series, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC.

Oldies but Goodies

Droumeva, Milena. (2003) From Party Lines to Public Parties: Communication Aspects of Mobile TelephonyUnpublished. This paper is a historical and sociological survey of the introduction of the telephone, and subsequently, the mobile phone in North American societies. It traces issues of social acceptance and ethics surrounding these technologies, and questions of culture and privacy.

Droumeva, Milena. (2004) New Folk: The Phenomenon of Chalga in modern Bulgarian musicUnpublished. This ethnomusicology paper explores some issues around the emergence and genre characteristics of a style of techno-folk music in Bulgaria called chalga. Due to popular interest, and the fact that it has been listed on Wikipedia this link will stay here for citation purposes.

Droumeva, Milena (2004). Gender Transgressions in Computer and Console Game Play.Unpublished. This paper traces alternative game patch developments especially ones relating to gender subversion and experimentation. Again, this paper is unpublished, however, I’ve had some interest in it so I will keep the link here.