Events: Workshops, Panels, and Talks

2014 - add title before each event, add conference panels organized and papers given (and invited talks) - then add in the Recent Events information

 

Sessions Organized, Conference Papers,

and

Invited Talks

Conference Panels and Papers

Conference Sessions Organized

Co-Organizer and Co-Chair

2014-2015   

  • ASECS 2015 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California
    • “Women on the Wrong Side of History?” Co-Organizer with Nicole Wright (University of Colorado at Boulder). 
    • “Beyond Orientalism: Consumer Agency and Producer Adaptation in Asian Exchanges with Europe the Americas” Co-Organizer with Samara Cahill (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore). 
  •  “Women on the Wrong Side of History?”  Co-Organizer with Nicole Wright (University of Colorado at Boulder). Special Session for Modern Language Association, Vancouver, BC Canada.

2013-2014           

Organizer and Chair

2014-2015

  • “Queering Richardson's Novels and Their Readers,” Samuel Richardson Society: ASECS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.

2012-2013            

  • “Border-Crossing Roundtable: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Approaches to the Eighteenth Century” (Roundtable). ASECS Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio.

2010-2011           

2009-2010           

  • “Transnational Connections: Looking at Eighteenth-Century Border Crossing.” ASECS Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2008-2009           

  • "The ‘Arabick Interest’ in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century England." ASECS Annual Meeting, Richmond, Virginia.
  • "The Rights of Women and Orientalism." ASECS Annual Meeting, Richmond, Virginia.
  • "Beverage Culture in the Eighteenth Century.” ASECS Annual Meeting, Richmond, Virginia. 

2007-2008            

  • “Women and Nature: Labs, Land Reform and Labor.”  ASECS Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.  

Conference Presentations

2014-2015

  • “From Calico Madams to Osnaburg-Shrouded Slaves: Textiles for Laboring Women, 1719- 1831.” Textiles and the Long Eighteenth Century Panel: ASECS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.
  •  "Eighteenth-Century Queer Vision(s)” Roundtable. ASECS Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California.

2013-2014

2012-2013  

  • “Beyond Zofloya: Dacre’s Gothic Appropriations. “Women and the Late Eighteenth-Century Gothic Panel (The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830): ASECS Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio.

2011-2012

  • “Feminine Vices: Labor, Consumption, and Fashion in Defoe.” Culture of Ornament and Dress Panel: ASECS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
  • “Fabric of the Nation: Gender, Labor, and Textile Markets.” (Re)Presenting International PoliticsI Panel at International Studies Association (ISA), Northeast Conference, Providence, Rhode Island (2011); and at Trafficking and Migrant Labor: Feminist Approaches Panel: International Studies Association (ISA), San Diego, California.

2010-2011  

  • “Defoe’s Wandering Heroines: Textiles, Exoticism and Difference in Roxana and Moll Flanders.” Irony, Satire, Hoax, and Deeper Meaning: Defoe and His Contemporaries Panel (Daniel Defoe Society): ASECS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC Canada.
  • “Feathered Ferocity: Violence and Fashion in Female Adventure Narratives.” ‘Rambling’ Women in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World Panel: Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, Buffalo, New York. 

2009-2010

  • “Re-Imagining Universalism in Rasselas.” Samuel Johnson and Colonialism Panel: ASECS Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • “Romance as Historiography in Work of Scudéry and Lafayette.” Histories/Histoires Panel: Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2008-2009

  • “(Mis)Interpreting John Ferriar.” Eighteenth-Century Criticism Reconsidered Panel: ASECS Annual Conference, Richmond, Virginia.

2007-2008

2006-2007

  • "Killing the Angel in the Household: Matriarchal Alternatives in Charlotte Dacre’s The Libertine (1807).” Pacific Southwest Women’s Studies Association Conference, Los Angeles, California.
  •  “Debating 18th-c English Religious Identity Through the Hayy Ibn Yaqzan Translations.” Cultural Transfer through Translation Panel (German Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies): ASECS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia

2005-2006  

  • “Playing with History: Rewriting of National Identity, Islam and Colonial Culpability." ISA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. 
  •  “Denying the Self: Recognition and Objectification in Sartre's Réflexions sur la question juive.” Jean Paul Sartre Centennial Celebration, Santa Barbara, California. 

Invited Lectures

2013-2014

2012-2013  

  • “’A Mere Roxana’: Reinterpreting the Ottoman Court in Restoration and Eighteenth Century London.” Faculty Noon Time Talks, Colby College.
  • “Pre/Post-Mass Media: Private News as Public Record.” “First Class” at First Year Orientation, Colby College.

2011-2012

  • “Reading Austen/Jane Reading: Novel Narratives for Women.” Maine Chapter Spring Meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA).
  •  “Defoe’s Wandering Heroines: Textiles, Exoticism and Difference in Roxana and Moll Flanders.” The Humanities and Social Sciences Colloquium Series, Colby College.
  •  “Get Connected: Pre/Post-Mass Media.”  “First Class” at First Year Orientation, Colby College.

2007-2008

  •  “Unstable Identities in the Texts and Times of Olaudah Equiano.” Introduction to Comparative Literature, San Diego State University.

2006-2007

  • “Aemilia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum (1611) and Ben Jonson's To Penshurst (1616).” Introduction to the Literature of the British Isles: Pre-1660, University of California at San Diego (also in 2005).

2005-2006  

  • “Oroonoko in the Eighteenth Century: Stage Adaptations, Abolition and the Rise of Sentimentalism.” Introduction to the Literature of the British Isles: 1660-1832, University of California at San Diego.

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2013            

 

 

2012          

  • Faculty Mumble: Weekly Faculty Social Hour (Faculty Liaison, 2012-2013)

2011        

  • Faculty Research Roundtable: Monthly Faculty Discussion Group (Co-Founder and Coordinator,
  • 2011-2013)
  • English Tea: Monthly Faculty-Student Social Hour with Speakers (Co-Founder and Coordinator, 2011-2013)
  • Judge, Healy Prize for Student Essays in Irish Studies (check year -12 or 11)

2009                        

       

  • Judge, Roberta Borkat Essay Contest for Undergraduate and Graduate Work on the British Restoration and Eighteenth Century, English/Comparative Literature Department (San Diego State University) (2008, 2009)

2008

  • Dickens Universe, University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), Graduate Student Representative for UCSD                      
  • Local Organizer, Divided We Fall: America in the Aftermath (dir. Valarie Kaur) Film Screening and Dialogue, San Diego State University (SDSU)           

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