Conferences and Seminars

Panels Organized

“Virginia Woolf and Pedagogy: Building a Feminist Antifascist Toolkit.” Interactive Panel. Co-Organized with Madelyn Detloff. International Virginia Woolf Society (IVWS), June 2020 (Postponed to June 2021).

“Baroque Bodies and Representations of Subjectivity.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), March 2019.

Panels Chaired

“Baroque Bodies and Representations of Subjectivity.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), March 2019. 

“Translation as Genre.” Graduate Conference. Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline through Genre. Department of English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, March 2014

Papers Presented  

“The Impossibility of Passing: Nella Larsen’s Feminist Aesthetics.” Feminist inter/Modernist Association (FiMA), April 2020/Postponed to April 2021.

“The Feminist Baroque: Weak Theory and Queer Modernisms.” Presentation in the “Queer Studies” Workshop led by Kathryn Bond Stockton (University of Utah) at the 2019 Methods Symposium: New Approaches in Queer, Postcolonial, and Black Studies,hosted by the English Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 19, 2019

“‘So that was her little game! To show us up, as we are’: The Politics of Engagement, or What Between the Acts Can Teach Us About Covington Catholic Boys.” International Virginia Woolf Society (IVWS), June 2019

“The Lesson of Frau Mann: Baroque Bodies in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference (ACLA), March 2019

“War in the Gap: Spectacle vs Embodiment in Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood.” Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference (MSA), November 2018

“Modernist Ruins and the Failure of Cosmopolitan Discourse in Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September.” 20thSpace Between Conference, June 2018 

“’Why should I be sorry for her?’: The Risk of Minority in Jean Rhys’s Good Morning, Midnight.” 19th Space Between Conference, May 2017

“Productive ‘Marvelous Real’: En-Folding Revolution in Alejo Carpentier’s The Kingdom of this World.” 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA), March 2016

“New Modernist Studies and Postcolonial Studies.” Presentation in the “Postcolonial Studies” Workshop led by Lisa Lowe (Tufts University) at the 2016 Methods Symposium: New Approaches in Black, Postcolonial, and Queer Studies,hosted by the English Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, March 2016

“The Productive ‘Marvelous Real’: Alejo Carpentier’s En-Folding of Revolution in The Kingdom of this World.” Crossroads IV: Graduate Conference. Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 2014

Invited Talks, Lectures, and Workshops

Guest Speaker, “Preparing for the Areas Exams,” for Graduate Students in the PhD and MA/PhD Programs of the English Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 2016.

Visiting Workshop Leader, Graduate Translation Workshop. Creative Writing and Translation MFA Programs, University of Arkansas, October 2004.

Invited Participant, First Biannual Translation Studies Workshop, Hosted by Michael Henry Heim, University of California at Los Angeles, October 2004.

Presenter, “Why and How to Engage Primary School Students in Creative Writing Workshops.” Writers in the Schools Information Session for Graduate Students. University of Arkansas, September 2004.

Presenter, “Why and How to Engage Secondary School Students in Creative Writing Workshops.” Writers in the Schools Information Session for Graduate Students. University of Arkansas, September 2004.

Visiting Workshop Leader, Graduate Translation Workshop. Creative Writing and Translation MFA Programs, University of Arkansas, April 2003.