Past Presentations

“Madwomen in Social Justice Movements, Literatures, and Art” Co-Chair of Two Roundtables. Facilitation (Session 1&2) and Presentation (Session 1). Northeast Modern Language Association Convention. Presentation. Boston, MA, March 2020.

“Gender Education for Educators: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Inclusion.” Workshop. NYSEC 2019 Conference: Reigniting The Spark: Empowering Our Students, Our Colleagues, and Ourselves Through Reflection, Hope, and Compassion. New York State English Council. Albany, NY, October 2019.

“Orlando’s Brain on Trial.” International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Cincinnati, OH, June 2019.

“Making a Mad Community, from Attic to Attic.” Madness, Violence, and Technologies of Care: A Symposium. Center for Disability Studies, University at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY, May 8, 2019.

“Orlando’s Brain on Trial.” Northeast Modern Language Association Convention. Washington, D.C., March 22, 2019.

“Woolf’s Alternative Medicine: Queer Cognition, Narrative Defiance, and the Undoing of Diagnosis.” 24th Annual Int. Conference on Virginia Woolf. Chicago, June 2014.

“Open Access to Desire: Queering Classrooms to Build Connections.” Open Source(s), Access, Futures: 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention. Indianapolis, March 21, 2014.

–. “Open Access to Desire: Queering Classrooms to Build Connections.” Western Illinois University First Annual Graduate Research Conference. WIU, Feb. 7, 2014.

 “Metaphorical Moves and Spatial Transgressions: The Househeld Mind of Virginia Woolf.” Banquets and Borders in Language and Literature: English Graduate Organization Conference. Macomb,  October 26, 2013.

“Gender Incarnations and Incantations: Rhetorical Reinventions of the Canon and Collective Acts of Identity-Villainy in Macbeth.” Courtliness and Convention: The 37th Annual Ohio Valley   Shakespeare    Conference. Cleveland. October 10-12, 2013.

 “Diagnosing The Hours: An Ambivalent and Disjointed Fictional Anti-Clinical Case Study and  Feminist Analysis of Fictional Woolf and her Struggle within the Fragmenting Machine of Heteronormativity.” Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. University of Cincinnati, April  6, 2013.

–. Lenses into War: An English Graduate Organization Annual Conference. Macomb, November 10, 2012.

Past Readings & Talks

Invited Speaker, Network of Western New York Open & Affirming Congregations, October, 21, 2018.

Invited Reader, Book Launch, (Dis)Integration, The Disability Education and Advocacy Network of WNY, November 3, 2017.

Invited Speaker, Masquerade Ball Supporting Mental Health Through United Way; United Way of Niagara, Ontario; October 27, 2017.

Invited Featured Reader; Boiler Room Reading Series; Western Illinois University Art Gallery; October 3, 2013.

Featured Reader; Being Undisciplined: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Pre-Conference Poetry Reading; University of Cincinnati; April 5, 2013.