Some presentations have been adapted for publication; they are linked below.
Playing Games on Rodeo Drive: Gene Kelly’s House As an Extension of the Film Musical. [Read on Gene Kelly Fans] Film & History Conference. Milwaukee, WI. 1-5 November 2017.
Gene Kelly’s Legacy – Or Is It? Rewriting the Star’s Life One Facebook Post at a Time. Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM). Northern Illinois University, 7–8 April 2017.
Battling Over Gene Kelly: Lawsuits, Scholarship, and Fandom. Audiences, Fandoms, and Reception: A Kino Club 313 Conference. Detroit, 16–17 Feb 2017.
Annie Hall, All Grown Up: Diane Keaton, Self-Referentiality, and Coming of Age in Something’s Gotta Give. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference. Atlanta, 30 Mar–3 Apr 2016.
A Job (Un)like Any Other: Graduate School as Academic Labor. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Montreal, 30 Mar–3 Apr. 2016.
Transmedia Storytime with Your Host Marc Maron. [Article on JSTOR Daily] Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference. Montreal, 25–29 Mar 2015.
Teaching with Video in the 21st Century: Clips, Essays, Full-Length Films and TV Programs. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Montreal, 25–29 Mar. 2015.
The Phantom of Hollywood and the Destruction of the MGM Musical. [Article on JSTOR Daily] Film & History Conference, Madison, WI, 29 Oct–2 Nov. 2014.
Comic Conversations and Jerry Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. [Article on FlowTV] Cultural Studies Association Conference. Chicago, 23–26 May 2013.
Teaching and Learning at a Distance: Taking the Film, TV, and New Media Classroom Online. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Chicago, 6–10 Mar. 2013.
Gene Kelly in the Twenty-First Century. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference. Boston, 21–25 Mar. 2012.
The National Theatre’s 'Live' Lear: Performance, Reception, Exhibition. [Article on JSTOR Daily] Joint Conference of the National PCA/ACA and the SW/TX PCA/ACA. San Antonio, 20–23 Apr. 2011.
What I Give to You, What I Share, I Do with No One Else: Homosocial Love in Boston Legal. [Article on FlowTV] Film & History Conference. Milwaukee, 10–14 Nov. 2010.
Glee: Give Us Something to Sing About. [Article on FlowTV] Flow TV Conference. Austin. 30 Sept–2 Oct. 2010.
Musical Spectacle and the Absence of the Bard in Hamlet 2. [Article on BLFJournal] SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference. Albuquerque. 10–13 Feb. 2010.
The Best Sex in Contemporary Hollywood: Utopia, Ecstasy, and (Classical) Musical Number in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. [Article on BLFJournal] Literature/Film Association Conference. Carlisle, PA, 15–18 Oct. 2009.
The Paradox of Pixar: The Threatening Representation of Technology in Some Pixar Films. Film & History Conference. Chicago, 31 Oct.–3 Nov. 2008.
Reconstructing Bogie: Autobiography and the Star Image of Humphrey Bogart. [Portions adapted for The Week] Literature/Film Association Conference. The University of Kansas, Lawrence, 11–14 Oct. 2007.
Satire and the Educated Elite in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. Film & History Conference. Dallas, 8–12 Nov. 2006.
Bottom’s Backstory vs. Kline’s Charisma: Additions and Contradictions in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference. Albuquerque, 9–11 Feb. 2006.
Rewriting Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Michael Hoffman’s Bland Bottom. Film and Media Authorship, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, 21–22 Oct. 2005.
Narrating Shakespeare: Omissions, Ambiguity, and Unconventional Constructions in Welles’s Othello. SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference. Albuquerque, 9–12 Feb. 2005.
A Labour of Love, or a Lost Cause? Kenneth Branagh’s Love’s Labour’s Lost. [Article in Literature/Film Quarterly] Joint Conference of the National PCA/ACA and the SW/TX PCA/ACA. San Antonio, 21–23 Apr. 2004.
Bottomless Bonds and Crashing Waves: Water in Oliver Parker’s Othello. 7th Annual Gorgias Society National Conference, University of Texas at Arlington. Arlington, TX, 24 Feb. 2001.