Spencer Bradbury

Spencer Bradbury

I completed the requirements for a Master of Arts degree in September 2018, thus capping off seven wonderful years with the Department of Geography as both an undergraduate and graduate student. My Master’s project comprised of a two-month research trip to Colombia, in which I interviewed cosmetic surgeons on the topics of globalization, entrepreneurialism, cosmetic surgery tourism, and social media. Now, building off of my interests in theories of governmentality, techniques of the self, performativity, and subject formation, I am currently writing on the production of the body, subjects, and space in the context of globalizing neoliberal aesthetics.

 Publications and Presentations

Bradbury, S.D.  (2018). Giving an account of entrepreneurial subjects and global spaces: Social media and Colombian cosmetic surgery (Master's Thesis). Retrieved from UVicSpace Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Bradbury, S. D. (2018). Colombian cosmetic surgery: The performative production of neoliberal subjects (Presentation). 60th Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers, University of Alberta, March 9-10th 2018.

Bradbury, S. D. (2018). Surgical subjects and spaces: Colombian cosmetic surgery (Presentation). Bridging the Gap: Department of Geography Student Conference, University of Victoria, March 16th 2018.