Talks and Presentations

Selected Conference Presentations

“‘Bowsing’ and ‘Drowsing’: Keats’s Dissipation as Metaphor.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Ottawa, Ontario, 17 August 2017.

“‘Inveterate Persuasion’: Dr. Johnson’s Dissipated Futurity.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. Minneapolis, MN, 30 March 2017.

“‘Honourable Scars’: Rochester’s Syphilitic Authority.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. Minneapolis, MN, 30 March 2017.

“‘Grotesque Mixtures’: Spiritual Intoxication in Edgeworth’s Belinda.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. Pittsburgh, PA, 3 April 2016.

“‘Loosed from its hold’: Towards a Romantic Disability Life Writing,” “Disability Narratives” Roundtable. American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. Pittsburgh, PA, 1 April 2016.

“Narrative Medicine, Severe Disability in Edgeworth’s Belinda” International Conference for Romanticism. Park City, UT, 17 October 2015.

“‘Visions Wild’: Spiritual Intoxication and the Humean Free Reasoner.” Society for Disability Studies. Atlanta, GA, 12 June 2015.

“‘Hard Facts’ and ‘Fancy Picture[s]’: Romantic Intoxication in Dracula and ‘A Night in an Opium Den.’” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies. Atlanta, GA, 19 March 2015.

“‘Oh! could I write that I myself could save’: Models of Addiction in John Nicholson’s Poetry.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Bethesda, MD, 12 July 2014.

“‘Psychological Curiosit[ies]’ from an ‘Intellectual Giant’: Disability and Drugs in Coleridge’s Mystery Poems.” Society for Disability Studies. University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN, 14 June 2014.

“‘Who am I! Only a Freke!’: Contagious Monstrosity in Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda.” VariAbilit(ies). Atlanta, GA, 6 July 2013. [Invited]

“Embodied Avatars: Cognitive Disability in Interactive Life Writing.” Society for Disability Studies. Orlando, FL, 30 June 2013.

“‘An Antidote to my Black Humours’: Addiction, Authorship, and Disability in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” Victorians Institute. Coastal Carolina University. Myrtle Beach, SC, 22 October 2011.

“‘I Now Come to My Own Story’: Mathilda’s Monstrous Manuscript.” British Women’s Writers Conference. Ohio State University. Columbus, OH, 2 April 2011.

“‘That Agony Returns’: Genius, Disability, and Coleridge’s Experiments.” Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, NC. 5 March 2011.

“This American Composition Classroom: The Podcast as a Pedagogical Tool.” Student Success in First-Year Composition Classrooms. Georgia Southern University. Statesboro, GA, 6 February 2009.

Emory Community Presentations

Emory Disability Studies Initiative Scholar Showcase, 28 February 2017. [Invited]

“‘Inveterate Persuasion’: Dr. Johnson’s Dissipated Futurity.” Emory English Graduate Recruitment Colloquium, 3 February 2017. [Invited]

“Surviving Exams.” Panel Discussion. Emory Graduate Brown Bag Series, 3 February 2016. [Invited]

“‘Spirits of the Mind’: Wordsworth’s ‘Peter Bell’ and Cognitive Approaches to Metaphor.” Critical Junctures, 14 March 2015.

“Crafting your CV.” Panel Discussion. Emory Graduate Brown Bag Series, 4 March 2015. [Invited]

“‘Hard Facts’ and ‘Fancy Picture[s]’: Romantic Intoxication in Dracula and ‘A Night in an Opium Den.’” Emory English Recruitment Colloquium. 1 February, 2015. [Invited]

“Voodoo Gone Viral: Zombies in Film History.” Panel Presentation with Michele Schreiber. Zombies and “Zombethics”. Emory University. Atlanta, GA, 1 November, 2013. [Invited]

“‘Psychological Curiosit[ies]’ from an ‘Intellectual Giant’: Disability and Drugs in Coleridge’s Mystery Poems.” Emory English Graduate Colloquy. Atlanta, GA, 6 September 2013.

Panels Organized and Moderated

Panel Moderator and Organizer, “Disabling the Enlightenment,” Society for Disability Studies, Atlanta, GA, 19 June 2015.

Panel Organizer, “Detecting Deviance in the Nineteenth Century,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, 19 March 2015.

Panel Moderator, “Narratives of Disability,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, 18 April 2015.

Panel Moderator, “Disability in British Romantic Literature,” Society for Disability Studies, Minneapolis, MN, 18 June, 2014.

Panel Moderator, “Multimodal Literatures,” Critical Junctures, Atlanta, GA, 16 March 2014.

Panel Respondent, “(Im)Prisoning Narratives,” Critical Junctures, Atlanta, GA, 15 March 2014.

Panel Moderator, “Eighteenth Century Disability,” VariAbilit(ies), Decatur, GA, 15 June 2013.

Panel Organizer and Moderator, “This American Composition Classroom: The Podcast as a Pedagogical Tool,” Student Success in First Year Composition, Statesboro, GA, 12 February 2009.