Presentations

“Poetry of Surveillance in the Arab Diaspora: Philip Metres’ Sand Opera and Solmaz Sharif’s Look

American Literature in the World. Yale University. Panel: TBD. April 6-7, 2017.

“Walcott’s Sea: Memory, History, and the Dimensions of a New World Aesthetic”

Inter/Connections: Examinations of Diaspora through Contemporary Perspectives. Howard University. Panel: Mapping Diasporic Spaces. April 1, 2016.

“Transcendent Realities: Shelley’s ‘Mont Blanc’”

Normalcy and Its Discontents: Transgressions, Disruptions, Eruptions. Georgetown University. Panel: 1. February 20, 2016.

“Metaphoricity and the Genealogies of Trace: Hybridity as Historical Intertext”

Border Crossings Symposium. George Washington University. Panel: Genre, Form, and Intertextuality. February 12, 2016.

“Authorial Bricolage: Poetry of Mediation in the Age of Surveillance”

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation. University of Chicago. Panel: Media(tion). November 20, 2015.

“‘Dark and tragic and foreknowing’: Ghost Imagery and the Incest Motif in Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. University of Louisville. Panel: Southern Literature. February 26, 2015.

“‘Everything Is So Confused’: Race and Ethnic Privilege in The Great Gatsby

American Literature Association Conference. Washington, DC. Panel: F. Scott Fitzgerald Society. May 23, 2014.

“Modern Possibilities: George’s Romance in Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio (with Tom Ue)

Children in Text, Person and Theory Workshop. University of Toronto. Panel: Coming of Age in Literature. April 19, 2012.