Papers and Presentations
“Hollywood in the City of Lights: The Other American Presence in 1920s Paris.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 2006.
“Queer Aficion: Hemingway, Spain, and Transgressive Cultures of Empire.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, November 2005.
“‘Niggers,’ Negrophilia, and Negritude: Black Marks on Hemingway’s Parisian Modernism.” Special Session Panel: “A Mutable Feast: Recontextualizing Expatriate Writing in Paris.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. San Diego, California.
Organized panel: “Anarchists in New York, Tarzan in Berlin, Hemingway at the Bullring: Foreign Makings of America, 1880-1920s.” Paper: “Spain's Modern Spectacle of Tradition: The Cultural Contradictions of Bullfighting and American Spectatorship Abroad."
“Bullfighting, Watching, and Writing: Re-membering Lost Manhood in The Sun Also Rises.” Panel: “Manhood and Memory.” British Association for American Studies Annual Conference. University of Wales, Aberystwyth
“In Search of Greener Hills: Hemingway’s Quest ‘out past’ the African Travel Narrative.” Panel: “America in Quest: Real and Metaphorical Literary Travels.” Spanish Association for American Studies.
“’Oh! He’s Charming!’ Proclaimed the ‘Tragic Poetess’: Hemingway’s Love/Hate Relationship with Dorothy Parker and 1920s New York.” Modern Language Association Annual Conference. New York City.
“‘But photographs are very tricky. . .’: The Camera in Hemingway’s Times.” Paper for peer seminar: “Literary Modernism and New Media.” Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference. Madison, Wisconsin.
“Remaking American Manhood in the Wake of WWI: Gender Constructions in the Literature and Film of the 1920s.” Invited speaker, Monroe Scholars Luncheon, The College of William and Mary.
“‘The Whole Art of a Wooden Leg’: Laurence Stallings and the Search for Creative Postwar Prosthetics.” Panel: “Modern Bodies I: Bodies in Crisis.” NYU Modernism Conference. New York City.
“The Exotic Costume Masculinities of Valentino and Hemingway: Spanish Bullfighting and the Complications of Modern American Manhood in the 1920s.” American Studies Association Annual Conference. Detroit, Michigan.
“Nick Adams’ Lesson in Redemptive ‘Negro’ Masculinity: The ‘Africanist Presence’ in Ernest Hemingway’s Modernist Imagination.” Disruptive Disciplines: A Joint Conference of American Studies an
“Ernest Hemingway’s Modernist Pictures: Literature and Photography in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” 4th Annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum. University of Michigan.
“Pilar in For Whom the Bell Tolls: Hemingway’s Most Ambitious Attempt to Penetrate, Portray, and Mix with the Other.” Panel: “Feminist Perspectives on Hemingway and Steinbeck.” Third International Steinbeck Congress.