On this page you will find information about past conferences I have presented at, as well as invited lectures, presentations, and other professional engagements. Conferences are my favorite events for networking, professionalizing, and socializing. Whether in person or virtually, sharing and collaborating in these spaces bring about exciting new perspectives and ways to strengthen our communities.

International Congress on Medieval Studies
(May 2021 )
“Designing Women: Feminist Game Design in Doon.

Northeast Modern Language Association
(March 2020 – Withdrew)
“Not Quite a Far Cry: Collapsing Difference in Far Cry New Dawn.”

Guest Lecture – University of Michigan
(March 2019)
I guest taught an undergraduate course about medieval Middle Eastern romance. Together, the class explored representations of the Middle East in the Old French romance, Floire et Blanchefleur.

Charles Fraker Conference – University of Michigan
(February 2019)
“Mapping Colonialism and Digital Erasure in Assassin’s Creed: Rogue.”

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies – University of Michigan
(March 2018)
“The Problem with Expectations: Reading Christina of Markyate in the St. Albans Psalter.”

Early Modern Colloquium – University of Michigan
(March 2018)
“The Sound of Love: Orality and Intimacy of Hearing in Floire et Blanchefleur.

Charles Fraker Conference – University of Michigan
(February 2017)
“Manual Labor: Materiality and the Work of Reading Graphic Novels and Medieval Manuscripts.”

Medievalism + Video Game Symposium – University of California – Davis
(May 2015)
“Genre, the Medieval, and Fantastic Worlds in Aucassin et Nicolette and Lionhead Studios’ Fable.”

Guest Lecture – The University of Texas at Austin
(November 2014)
I presented a guest lecture on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight for Dr. Eric Malin’s Masterworks of British Literature course.

Vagantes Medieval Conference – The University of Texas at Austin
(March 2014)
“Genitive Genitalia: Representation of Sexual Organ Possession in the Fabliaux.”