Publications

Books

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Cifor, Marika and Cait McKinney. Reclaiming HIV/AIDS in Digital Media Studies. First Monday (2020).

McKinney, Cait and Dylan Mulvin. Bugs: Rethinking the History of Computing. Communication, Culture and Critique (2019)

McKinney, Cait. “Finding the Lines to my People”: Towards a Media History of Queer Bibliographic Encounter. GLQ (2018) (open access version)

McKinney, Cait. Printing the Network: AIDS Activists and Online Access in the 1980s. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies (2018) (open access version)

McKinney, Cait. Can a Computer Remember AIDS? Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture (2016)

McKinney, Cait. Newsletter Networks in the Feminist History and Archives Movement. Feminist Theory (2015) (open access version)

McKinney, Cait. Body, Sex, Interface: Reckoning with Images at the Lesbian Herstory Archives. Radical History Review (2015) (open access version)

McKinney, Cait. Leibovitz and Sontag: Picturing an Ethics of Queer Domesticity. Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture (2010)

Chapters in Edited Collections

McKinney, Cait. “Crisis Infrastructures: AIDS Activism Meets Internet Regulation.” In AIDS and the Distribution of Crises, edited by Jih-Fei Cheng, Alexandra Juhasz, Nishant Shahani, 162–182.  Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2020. (open access version)

McKinney, Cait and Allyson Mitchell. Lesbian Rule: Welcome to the Hell House. Inside Killjoy’s Kastle: Dyke Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and other Lesbian Hauntings (UBC Press, 2019)

Other Research Articles

McKinney, Cait and Hazel Meyer. Play, Rewind, Repeat: Queer Porn Archives and the Digital Afterlives of VHS. Tape Condition: degraded (2016)

Also printed in PHILE: The International Journal of Desire and Curiosity (2017) and Little Joe: Queers and Cinema (2015).

McKinney, Cait and Hazel Meyer. Tools for the Feminist Present. No More Potlucks (2016)

McKinney, Cait and Dylan Mulvin. “Not a game, Not a game, Not a game”: Outline of Some Theories of Practice.” Seachange: Art, Communication, Technology (2015)

McKinney, Cait. Out of the Basement and on to the Internet: Digitizing Oral History Tapes at the Lesbian Herstory Archives. No More Potlucks (2014)

Essays and Exhibition Texts

McKinney, Cait. The Anti-Archive as Trans Archival Future. Response Text for Trans Archival Futures Screening and Talk with Chase Joynt and Chris E Vargas, VIVO Media Arts Centre (2020).

McKinney, Cait and Hazel Meyer. Sweaty Concepts. Exhibition text for Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre (2015).

McKinney, Cait. Avian Visions in Spandex: Karen Kraven’s Flip Flop, Punch Front. Exhibition text for Mercer Union, a Centre for Contemporary Art (2015)

McKinney, Cait. The One About Baby. Exhibition text for Open Studio Contemporary Print Making Centre (2015)

McKinney, Cait. 2014. Muscle Panic. Text for Muscle Panic Handbook, edited and illustrated by Hazel Meyer. Mercer Union, a Centre for Contemporary Art (2014)

Reprinted in INCITE Journal of Experimental Media 7/8, 2017.