selected presentations

“‘The Abuse of Irresponsible Power’: Resonances of Slavery, Violence, and Dependence in Oliver Twist.” Dickens Society sponsored panel. 48th Annual Conference of the North East Modern Language Association. Baltimore, MD. 24 March 2017.

“Character as Discipline: Great Expectations and the Volunteer Militia Movement of the 1860s.” NAVSA. University of Arizona. Phoenix, AZ. 3 November 2016.

“The Anxiety of Inheritance: Work and the Impasses of Accumulation in Dickens’s The Old Curiosity Shop.” Writing Political Economy. University of Sussex. Falmer, UK. 16 January 2016.

“Tarantino’s Revenge Narratives as an Ethics of Cruel Optimism.” 46th Annual Conference of the North East Modern Language Association. Toronto, Ontario. 30 April 2015.

“Art-Work: Political Economy’s Recuperation of Intellectual Work.” Getting and Spending: Literature and Economics in the Long Nineteenth Century. KU Leuven. Leuven, Belgium. 10 December 2014.

“Figures of Biopower in Samuel Butler’s Erewhon.” Society for Utopian Studies Conference. Toronto, Ontario. 6 October 2012.

“Allegories of Labor’s Liminality and Elite Corruption in Contemporary Film.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Boston. 23 March 2012.

“Militancy and Multitude in Hunger, Che, Public Enemies.” 8th Annual Social Theory Forum. University of Massachusetts at Boston. 14 April 2011.