Conference Participation

2019

Presentation: Fandom quondam, fandom futurus: Arthuriana as transformative fanfiction.” Fan Cultures and the Premodern World. History Faculty, University of Oxford. July 5-6.

Presentation: “Beautiful, wilful, and dead before her time”: Reclaiming female characters in A Song of Ice and Fire and its fandom.” New England American Studies Association. Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA. June 8.

Presentation: “Our Shakespeare, Ourselves: Fannish Reading and the Problem of the Sonnets.” 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 9-12.

Organizer & Participant: “Collaborative Pedagogy in Medieval Studies: A Scaffolded Workshop Series,” with Daniel Kline, Lauryn Mayer, Joy Ambler, Alex Mueller, and Myra Seaman. 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 9-12.

Presentation: “Watch the Queen Conquer: Reimagining Early Modern Queenship in the CW’s Reign.” Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. April 17-20.

 

2018

Organizer and Panelist: “Whiteness in Medieval Studies 2.0: A Workshop,” with Geraldine Heng, Dorothy Kim, and Carla María Thomas, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13.

Roundtable Participant: “Medievalism-A Manifesto,” 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13.

Roundtable Participant: “Medievalism, Racism, and the Academy,” 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10-13.

Presentation: “Decolonizing Popular Medievalism: The Case of Game of Thrones,” Medieval Academy of America Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. March 1-3.

 

2017

Presentation: “La belle inconnue: Tomb effigies, mistaken identities, and the afterlives of the medieval dead.” 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 11-14.

Presentation: “‘Many straunge sygnes and tokyns’: The Emotional Arc of Thomas Malory’s Palomydes.” Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. January 5-8.

Presentation: “‘Mother of Dragons, Slayer of Lies’: Orientalism, Hagiography, and the Gendering of Power in Game of Thrones.” Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. January 5-8.

 

2016

Presentation: “‘Semper Eadem’: Portraiture and Iconography in Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth Duology.” In the Light of Gloriana Conference. London, UK. November 18-20.

Presentation: “‘Men go to battle, women wage war’: Gender Politics in The White Queen.” 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 12-15.

 

2015

Presentation: “The Fallen Angel of the House: Women and Monsters in Penny Dreadful.” Northeast Popular Culture Association. New London, NH. October 30-31.

Presentation: “‘All Men Must Die’: Medievalism, Feminism, and Realism in Game of Thrones.” 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 13-17.

Presentation: “Fannish Paratexts and their Early Modern Roots.” Popular Culture Association of America Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. April 1-4.

 

2014

Presentation: “‘All Men Must Die’: Medievalism, Feminism, and Realism in Game of Thrones.” Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 16-19.

Seminar Participant:  “Richard III, CSI, and the Lure of the Alternate Universe,” for “Creative/Critical Shakespeares” Seminar at Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. April 9-12.

 

2013

Presentation: “Iconography in Cinematic Depictions of Elizabeth I.” 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 9-12.

Organizer:The Merchant of Venice: Pre-Texts, Texts, and After-Texts” and “Shakespeare and Material Culture,” 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 9-12.

Seminar Participant: “Twice-Told Tales: Approaches to Gender in Shakespeare’s Histories and Transformative Works,” for “Gender and Sexuality in Adaptations of Shakespeare” Seminar at Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Toronto, ON. March 28-30.

Presentation: “‘Of whom proud Rome hath boasted long’: Intertextual ‘Conversations’ in Early Modern England.” Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 21-24.

 

2012

Presentation: “The 1571 Mirror for Magistrates: A Study in Evolution.” Fame and Fortune: The Mirror for Magistrates 1559-1946. Oxford, UK. September 14-15.

Presentation: “Adultery, Witchcraft, and the Legacy of Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester.” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 10-13.

Organizer: “Macbeth: Pre-Texts, Text, and After-Texts” and “Performing Gender in Shakespeare.” 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 10-13.

Presentation: “Exemplary Historiography: Margaret of Anjou as de casibus heroine,” Modern Language Association Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. January 5-8.

 

2011

Presentation: “Bloodlines and Blood Spilt: Historical Retelling and the Rhetoric of Sovereignty in Henry VI, Parts II and III.” 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies. May 12-15.

 

2010

Presentation: “Romancing the Succession: Narrating Queens in the Fifteenth Century.” 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, MI. May 13-16.

Seminar Participant: “Processes of Historiography in Shakespeare’s 2 and 3 Henry VI,” for “What is a History Play” Seminar at Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. April 1-3.

 

2009

Conference Organizer: ‘Looking Before and After’: Cultural Exchange and the Inheritance of Ideas, c.1200-c.1700, Christ Church, Oxford, UK, June 13. AHRC Funded conference.

Conference Organizer: Abundance and Austerity: English Graduate Conference, English Faculty, Oxford, UK, June 5.

Seminar Participant: “From Princess to Prophetess: Genre, Rhetoric, and Subversion in the First Tetralogy,” for “The 1590s Style” Seminar at Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. April 9-11.

Conference Organizer: Place and Space in Children’s Literature, Keble College, Oxford, UK, March 27-28.

Presentation: “‘A queen in jest?’: Queenship and Historical Subversion in Shakespeare’s First Tetralogy,” Role and Rule: History and Power on Stage. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London, UK. February 6-8.

 

2007

Presentation: “Knowledge Enormous Makes a God of Me: Faustian Narratives in Later Romantic Poetry.” Retelling Tales Postgraduate Conference, University of Stirling, Scotland. May 19-20.

 

2006

Presentation: “Good Omens, Bad Angels: The Lucifer Figure in the Works of Neil Gaiman,” (dis)junctions 2006. University of California Riverside’s Thirteenth Annual Humanities Conference. April 4-6.