Select Appearances

  1. "'Viva Costaguana!': The Place of the Parrot in Nostromo." Keynote lecture. Winter Weekend. Maine Humanities Council. Bowdoin College, New Brunswick, Maine. March 8, 2019.
  2. "Jean Rhys and Indonesia: Alienage and Lineage." International conference Jean Rhys: Transmission Lines. Sorbonne, Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, Paris. June 21-23, 2018.
  3. "Postcolonial Philology and the Transposition of 'Western Consciousness'." Opening lecture for the seminar Transposing the West: The Human Sciences and the Occidental Mirage. Erfurt University, Erfurt, Germany. Thursday, March 15, 2018
  4. "Mocking Bird Technologies Book Launch." Book Culture. 536 West 112th Street. New York. Thursday, March 1, 7 pm.
  5. "Thirteen Ways of Looking at English as Worldscript." Presentation for the Mullarkey-Reid Forum, Fordham University. October 4, 2017.
  6. "Thinking and Unthinking Starling Form." Workshop on "Aesthetics, Form, and the Practice of the Pluriverse" for the seminar "Poetry as Pluriverse: Thinking Global Language Justice." Columbia University. Saturday, September 23, 2017.
  7. "Conrad to the Letter: Crosscurrents of Film and Philology Between Slavic Studies and English Studies." Co-presentation with Holt V. Meyer at the conference Conradian Crosscurrents: Creativity and Critique. The Kosciuszko Foundation, New York. Friday, June 2, 2017.
  8. "Shklovsky's Key Concepts in Roman(novel)ized Time and Space." Talk for the conference "One Hundred Years of Ostranenie." University of Erfurt, Germany. December 15 - 17, 2016.
  9. "Conradian Mapping, Scottish Scriptings: Rebecca West, Leila Aboulela, Jackie Kay." Talk for the 42nd Annual Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK). Edinburgh, Scotland. June 29, 2016.
  10. "Windows and Conrad's Art of Darkness: Reading Frames, Framed Readings." Invited talk. The New School. February 16, 2016.
  11. "Conrad and Joyce in 'iSpace'." Paper for the 130th MLA Annual Convention, Vancouver, B.C., January 8, 2015.
  12. "Conradian Solidarities: Switching Loyalties, Switching Scripts." Paper delivered at the Joseph Conrad Society of America conference "Conflict and Solidarities," Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 13, 2014.
  13. "Reading Atrocity: from the limits of the liberal imagination to the limits of the neo-liberal imagination." Panel discussion on Jean Franco's Cruel Modernity (Duke, 2013). Fordham University, Lincoln Center, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
  14. "'We live in the flicker': Romanization and the Digital Future of Philology." Paper delivered at Dartmouth College, Philology Conference, October 18-19, 2013.
  15. "Joseph Conrad and the Romanization of English." Paper delivered at the Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society of U.K., Rome, Italy, July 10 - 13, 2013.
  16. "Of Mimicry, Birds, and Words: Tracking Starling Effects." Paper for the seminar "The Technologies of Starlings, Parrots, and Other Mocking Birds: Parroting, Parody, and Paralanguage." ACLA Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013.
  17. "Casement Windows: Jane Eyre and the Retrofitting of English." 5th Inaugural Lecture for the English Department, Fordham University. October 3, 2012.
  18. "Reading Tempos: a few words on Peter Szendy's Pop Philosophy." Book Culture, New York, April 30, 2012
  19. "Casement Windows: Framing British Modernities." SUNY-Binghamton, March 21, 2012.
  20. "Joseph Conrad and Romanized Print Form: from Tuan Almayer to Prince Roman." Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society of U.K., London, July 7-9, 2011.
  21. "Critical Turns in Conrad." Seminar for the Joseph Conrad Society of Japan at the University of Tokyo, Komaba, January 9, 2011.
  22. "Joseph Conrad and the Future of English." University of Tokyo, Komaba, Tokyo, Japan, January, January 8, 2011
  23. "Exchanging Standards: the O.E.D., pre-Indonesian, and the modern space-time of romanized print." Panel talk for session "Exchanging Modernities: English/Malay/Indonesian Modernisms." Modernist Studies Association annual conference, Victoria, B.C., Canada, Saturday, November 13, 2010
  24. "Ford Madox Ford as Queen Victoria: Impressionist Sovereignties of Modernist Memory." Ford Madox Ford Conference "Ford in America," CUNY Graduate Center, Friday, September 24, 2010
  25. "Reading Jean Rhys and Indonesia." Reading Jean Rhys conference at King's College, London, July 8, 2010
  26. "Racial Economies of Reading Romance: Conrad's Creole Family Romance and 'A Smile of Fortune'." Conrad under California Skies, Chapman University, Orange, California, January 7-10, 2010
  27. "Ha Jin on Writing." Public conversation with Ha Jin. McNally Amphitheatre, Lincoln Center, Fordham University, November 16, 2006.
  28. "Trombone Passages, Trumpet Parts, and the Place of the Shofar: on Jacques Derrida's Sovereignties in Question and Henry Sussman's The Task of the Critic." Panel talk for "Jacques Derrida on Religion and Literature" at Labyrinth Books, November 28, 2005
  29. "Tempo Doeloe: opera and modernity in Joseph Conrad and Pramoedya Ananta Toer." Conrad and Territoriality Conference, University of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Friday, August 16, 2002
  30. "Culture and Agency: The Reality of Geopolitics and Alfred Hitchcock." Forum Kulturwissenschaften. The University of Erfurt (Germany), July 19, 2002