PRESENTATIONS

“The State of the Field in Postwar Studies.” (Chair.) American Literature Association Conference. May 2020.

“‘Radiant with Terror’: The Bomb in the Postwar Poem.” American Literature Association Conference. May 2020.

““May my heart always be open to little / birds”: Animal Minds and Poetic Tradition in the Bird Lyrics of E.E. Cummings.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. February 21, 2020.

“Memoir and Recovery Narratives, 1945-1980.” (Chair.) American Literature Association Conference. May 25, 2019.

“‘Ghost-written rhetoric’: Postwar Poetry and the Clichés of Public Speech.” American Literature Association Conference. May 24, 2019.

“‘Siren voices lost at dawn’: T.S. Eliot, Nancy Cunard, and the Place of the Artist.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. February 22, 2019.

“‘A comprehensive island hemisphere’: Stevens and the Banjo.” American Literature Association, San Francisco. May 26, 2018.

“Thom Gunn’s Homage for Robert Lowell by Another Name.” American Literature Association, San Francisco. May 25, 2018. 

“Late Modernism and the Non-Human.” (Chair.) Late Modernism & Expatriatism Symposium. Center for Irish Studies, Boston. October 14, 2017.

 

“‘And not yet to have written a book’: Books and Epistemology in Wallace Stevens.” American Literature Association, Boston, May 27, 2017.

“English Frost: Poems, Letters, Places.” American Literature Association, Boston, May 25, 2017.

“Louise Glück’s Allusions to Modernism.” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900. Louisville, KY. February 25, 2017.

“‘Echoes of Cruelty and Nonsense’: Stevie Smith and T.S. Eliot.” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900. Louisville, KY. February 24, 2017.

“Impersonal Yet Intimate: John Clare and the Early Poems of Seamus Heaney.” Modern Language Association, Austin. January 8, 2016.

“Anthony Hecht’s Controlled Disorder: Art and Beauty Under the Shadow of World War II.” American Literature Association, Boston. May 23, 2015.

“Naming in Robert Lowell’s Life Studies.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Riverside. October 31, 2014.

“Beyond the Frame: Reading John Updike’s ‘Beyond the Mirror’.” Midwest Modern Language Association, Milwaukee. November 14, 2013.

“‘Je me coiffe à Paris’: The French Poems of T.S. Eliot.” The T.S. Eliot Society Conference, St. Louis. September 27, 2013.