Academic Presentations

“Streaming Opera, Sheltering in Place.” Presenter and Session Chair. Modern Language Association, Virtual,    January 7-10, 2021.

“The Pitch of the Voice: Beckett and Feldman’s Antiopera Neither.” Presenter and Session Co-Organizer. Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA, January 8-12, 2020.

“How Despentes’ Punk Rock Diatribe Vernon Subutex 1 Grounds Narrative Space.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, February 21-23, 2019.

Billy Budd’s Closed Door: Music, Language, and Temporal Space.” Special Session Organizer and Chair. Modern Language Association, New York City, NY, January 4-7, 2018.

“The Paradox in Robert Ashley’s Opera Novel Quicksand.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, February 23-26, 2017.

“Rhythm and Cage’s Imaginary Landscape No. 1 in Huxley’s Point Counter Point.” Northeast Modern Language Association. Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

“Aged Opera Aging Narrative.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, February 26-March 1, 2015.

“The Sound of Color: Timbre in Ellison’s Invisible Man.” Society for Ethnomusicology, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-16, 2014.

“Expect Delays: Duration in Proust and Cage.” Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, January 8-12, 2014.

“Dimensions of Mozart: Opera’s Narrative Function in Shelley’s The Last Man.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, Cleveland, OH, April 3-6, 2013.

“Retroactive Performance: John Cage’s Aleatoric Concerts.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, February 21-23, 2013.

“The Pleasure Quandary in Wordsworth’s Lyrical Ballads and Haydn’s ‘The Joke.’” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Boulder, CO, October 11-13, 2012.

“Sound in Mathilda: Listening for the Dominant Mental Mark.” British Women Writers Association, Boulder, CO, June 7-10, 2012.

“Dacre’s Victoria: In Pursuit of Equality.” The Art of Gender in Everyday Life, Pocatello, ID, 2009.

“A Writing Center: Tutor-nurtured Oasis.” Annual Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference, Boise, ID, 2008.