SELECT CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS
“Rectangle Tool: Unseeable Space in the Cities of Jonathan Safran Foer, Ellsworth Kelly, and Marshall Brown.” The Association for the Study of Arts in the Present (ASAP). Detroit, MI. October 3–6, 2013.
“Fictionalizing Photography.” Workshop organized in conjunction with An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography. Saint Louis Art Museum. March 12, 2012. [Invited]
“What’s Not to See: Blank Spaces and Contemporary Fiction.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Louisville, KY. February 23–25, 2012.
“Picture Time: W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz and the Future Tense of Photography.” Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA). St. Louis, MO. November 3–6, 2011.
“Radi(c)al Temporality: Keeping Time in Comics.” San Diego Comic-Con International. San Diego, CA. July 23–26, 2009. [See someone throw some shade at my paper here—my talk is depicted in the fourth panel, although that’s not at all how I look.]
“What The Light Looked At: Spectrality and the Image in Carole Maso’s The Art Lover.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Louisville, KY. February 19–21, 2009.
“We Are Not Our Own Animals: Max Ernst, Art Spiegelman, and Paul Hornschemeier.” International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF). The School of the Art Institute. Chicago, IL. October 9–11, 2008.
“Clearing the Open: Pynchon, Heidegger, and the Launch of Rocket 00000.” College English Association (CEA). St. Louis, MO; March 27–29, 2008
“‘I don’t want you to tell that story’: The Representation of Disease in David B.’s Epileptic.” Modern Language Association (MLA). Chicago, IL. December 27–30, 2007.
“Infinity and Nothingness: The Movement of Sublation in the Short Fiction of David Foster Wallace.” Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA). Cleveland, OH. November 8–11, 2007.
“‘Monkeying with the ink bottle’: The Signifying Potential of George Herriman’s Krazy Kat.” International Comic Arts Forum (ICAF). The Library of Congress. Washington, DC. October 12–14, 2006.