Speaker / Juror

By far, one of De Angela’s favorite things to do is to speak, present, and/or jury at/on conferences, meetups, competitions, radio, and podcasts, etc. If you’re interested in booking her, please email her at deangela dot duff at nyu dot edu or fill out the contact form.

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL INVITATION

2022

  • Guest Speaker, AMST 3112: Prince, Porn, and Public Space: The Cultural Politics of Minnesota in the ‘80s, University of Minnesota, Online (Invited Dr. Elliott H. Powell)
  • Presenter, “Under The Cherry Moon: Prince at Play,” BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] VII Conference, Express Newark at Rutgers University-Newark, Newark, NJ

2021

2020

  • Speaker, “Rereleasing Prince’s ‘Sign O’ The Times,” All Of It with Alison Stewart, WNYC
  • Moderator, “The Brothas of the Park,” Purple Paisley Brunch
  • Moderator, “The Ladies of the Park, Part 2,” Purple Paisley Brunch
  • Moderator, “The Ladies of the Park,” Purple Paisley Brunch

2019

  • Guest Speaker, AMST 3112: Prince, Porn, and Public Space: The Cultural Politics of Minnesota in the ‘80s, University of Minnesota, Online
  • Panelist, “Prince: The Beautiful Ones,” The Town Hall, New York, NY
  • Panelist, “1999 Deluxe Listening Party & The Beautiful Ones Fireside Chat,” Caveat, New York, NY
  • Speaker, “Denise Matthews: More Than a Nasty Girl,” Black Portraitures V Conference, New York University, New York, NY
  • Speaker, “The Evolution of African-American Funeral Programs in Greene County, Alabama,” Black Portraitures V Conference, New York University, New York, NY
  • Judge, 2019 Technology Playmaker awards, Booking.com, London, England
  • Speaker, Innovation Education Roundtable, three five two, Atlanta, GA
  • Speaker, “The Minneapolis Sound,” Black Migrations: The Movement and Music of a People, AUC Woodruff Library, Atlanta, GA
  • Speaker, “Batdance30ATL Symposium,” The Purple Current on Minnesota Public Radio
  • Speaker, “#Batdance30ATL,” Muse 2 The Pharoah Podcast
  • Speaker, “Batdance30ATL Symposium,” The Soul of Manchester with Karen Gabay, BBC Manchester

2018

  • Speaker, EYE NO: Lovesexy Symposium, The Soul of Manchester with Karen Gabay, BBC Manchester
  • Speaker, “De Angela L. Duff,” Podcast on Prince
  • Speaker, She’s Always In My Hair: Jill Jones, The Unheralded Muse of Prince, BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] IV Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Speaker, “Prince’s Transformed Musical Landscape through Key Collaborations with Eric Leeds and Clare Fischer,” Prince from Minneapolis Symposium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Panelist, “design, Design, or DESIGN,” a2ru: Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Panelist, “Women in Technology,” Wnet Leadership Summit, The Westin Perimeter Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

2017

  • Speaker, “Under The Cherry Moon: Prince as his most authentic self,” Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life & legacy of Prince, University of Salford, Manchester, England
  • Juror,  Make It In Brooklyn Arts+Tech Pitch
  • Juror, Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund Jury
  • Panelist, Advisory Fireside Chat, Play/Ground Conference, NYU MAGNET, Brooklyn, NY
  • Host, Black Girls Code Hackathon, NYU Tandon, Brooklyn, NY
  • Juror, Eyebeam Residency Jury

2016

  • Speaker, “in between: south africa and southern alabama,”Black Portraitures III Conference, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Panelist, “Learning to Teach,” International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY
  • Moderator, STEM Panel, Coding Comic and STEM Teaching, International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY
  • Ignite Speaker, “Ever Since I Was A Kid It Seemed I Collected Something,” EYEO Festival, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN
  • Panelist, “Not Your Mom’s Anthropocene’ (Post-Digital Millennials & An Arts/Tech Education),” Creative Tech Week, Central Library, Brooklyn, NY
  • Panelist, Women in Engineering, Science & Technology (WEST) Symposium, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
  • Speaker, “Black Female Rockers from Betty Davis to Joi,” Black Portraitures II: Revisited Conference, NYU, New York, NY

2015

  • Speaker, Integrated Digital Media Presentation, Yahoo! Labs, New York, NY
  • Speaker, “Black Female Rockers from Betty Davis to Joi,” Black Portraitures II Conference, NYU Florence, Florence, Italy
  • Panelist, Diversity in STEM Summit, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
  • Speaker, “Cracking Creativity,” Raising The Bar, Perdition, New York, NY
  • Co-Curator, LISA (Leaders in Software and Art) Salon, Brooklyn, NY
  • Beta Tester, play.fm redesign, play.fm
  • Moderator and Speaker, Creativity and Mentorship Panel, FACETS Conference, NYU MAGNET, Brooklyn, NY
  • Moderator, Education, Technology & Digital Innovation Panel, FACETS Conference, NYU MAGNET, Brooklyn, NY
  • Speaker, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Inaugural Women’s History Month Celebration, Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

2014

  • Women in Engineering, Science & Technology (WEST) Symposium, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY

2013

  • Beta Tester, mixlr.com redesign, mixlr.com

2010

  • Speaker, “gavinbryars.com: a case study,” Drupaldelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2009

  • Participant, Free Library of Philadelphia Website Charette, Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2008

  • Speaker, “Transforming Programming into ‘Fungramming’,” AIGA’s Social Studies: Educating Designers in a Connected World Conference, MiCA, Baltimore, MD
  • Panelist, “Teaching Design, Teaching Technology,” AIGA’s Massaging Media 2 Conference, Boston, MA
  • Panelist, “Graphic Design in the Age of Digital Media Programs,” AIGA’s Massaging Media 2 Conference, Boston, MA
  • Committee Member, Mayor Nutter’s New Generation Branding Initiative, Office of the Mayor, City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2002

  • Juror, Interactive Design Competition, HOW Magazine

2001

  • Speaker, “Loving the Alien,” HOW Magazine’s Annual Design Conference, San Francisco, CA