“The Future is Female for Loyalist Studies: A State of the Field Report.” American Historical Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2019.

“Coding Rape in the American Revolution: Trauma in the Loyalist Letters of Anna Rawle.” Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference. Denver, Colorado. 2018.

Panel Chair. Religion and Politics in Early America Conference. St. Louis, Missouri. 2018.

“‘The Eyes of All People Are Upon Us’: The Uncomfortable Publics of Early America.” Panel Chair. Society of Early Americanists Conference. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 2017.

“Elizabeth Fergusson’s Hyperlinked Salon.” Elizabeth Fergusson and the American Salon. Organizer and Presenter. Society of Early Americanists Conference. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 2017.

“American Loyalists and the Quest to Stay Home and Stay American.” Invited Respondent. Southern Historical Association. St. Petersburg, Florida. 2016.

“Changing Approaches to Writing and Speaking: Rhetorical Pedagogy and Primary Texts.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. 2016.

“Women Left Behind: Grace Growden Galloway’s Empire of Self.” Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2015.

“Using Illuminated Wikis to Foster Ethical Undergraduate Research.” Genius Fellowship. New York City, New York. 2014.

“Stripped: Female Loyalist Writers of the American Revolution.” London and the Americas: Society of Early Americanists. London, England. 2014.

“Teaching T(homas) Paine through RapGenius: Early American Literature and Collaborative Literacy.” American Literature Association. Washington, DC. 2014.

“Fair Food Fights and the Silk Stocking Brigade, or Rivington’s New-York Gazette on Mobs.” Society of Early Americanists. Savannah, GA. 2013.

“‘Great Darkness Surrounded’: Rereading Elizabeth Ashbridge’s Account as Captivity Narrative.” American Studies Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2012.

“Female Loyalist Letter Journals.” American Literature Association. San Francisco, CA. 2012.

“Tories, Traitors, and Spies.” University of Tampa Honors Symposium. Tampa, FL. 2012. 

“Failed Epistolarity in Early American Novels.” Society of Early Americanists. Philadelphia, PA. 2011.

“Damned Tories of the Penny Post: Loyalist Women & the American Revolution.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. Albuquerque, NM. 2010.

“The Letters of Elizabeth Murray Smith Inman.” Scholarly Tapas. Tampa, FL. 2009.

“‘Souls Upon Paper’: The Eighteenth-Century Letter as Rhetorical Drag.” American Literature Association. San Francisco, CA. 2008.

“‘Why Not a Woman?’: Examining Eighteenth-Century American Women’s Epistolarity through the Letters of Eliza Lucas Pinckney.” American Literature Association. Boston, MA. 2007.

“Lions Writing History: Everyday Modes of Resistance in the Autobiographies of Mary Prince, Olaudah Equiano, and Frederick Douglass.” South Central Modern Language Association. Dallas, TX. 2006

“A Woman of Letters: Zora Neale Hurston as Autoethnographer.” Humanities Conference. Cambridge, England. 2005.

“Freaks Who Stare Back: Gothic Grotesques in Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly.” Southwest/Texas Pop Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. 2005.

“Flannery O’Connor’s Epistolary Identity.” Society for the Study of Southern Literature. Chapel Hill, NC. 2003.

“The Paradox in Print of Mystery and Manners.” Art and Soul. Baylor University. Waco, TX. 2003.


“Elizabeth Fergusson and the American Salon.” Society of Early Americanists. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 2016.

“Exiles, Emigrants, and Enemies: Decentering the Notion of Nation.” London and the Americas: Society of Early Americanists Conference. London, England. July 2014.

“Failed Epistolarity/Corresponding Possibilities.” Society of Early Americanists. Philadelphia, PA. 2011.